BMW Introduces First Cornering ABS

Jul 25, 2014 View Comments by

Back in 1988 BMW became the first motorcycle manufacturer to release a bike equipped with ABS brakes. In 2009 the German company unveiled the S 1000 RR super bike, the first with both ABS and dynamic traction control (DTC in BMW speak). Since then, with BMW’s proprietary Race ABS (and an incredible engine), the S […]

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2013 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R (ABS)

Sep 13, 2012 View Comments by

Kawasaki’s redesigned 2013 Ninja ZX-6R is sporting an extra 37cc over the previous year’s model … again. From late 2002 to 2006, the ZX-6R was powered by a 636cc inline-four, which was later been replaced by a 599cc version of the engine. During a lively chat with one of the Kawasaki folks, it was explained […]

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2013 Kawasaki Ninja 300 (ABS)

Sep 13, 2012 View Comments by

It is no secret that the 250r has been Kawasaki’s best-selling Ninja, and is commonly viewed as the perfect learner’s bike that provides an ample fun factor. I’m sure we would all enjoy an agile Ninja 250r to the fullest on some twisty backroads. However, many of us (and let’s be honest here) would not […]

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Consumer Reports – Guide to the 2012 Motorcycles and Scooters with ABS

Apr 05, 2012 View Comments by

Consumer Reports – It is clear that the most-valuable feature on a motorcycle or scooter is antilock brakes. Research by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has shown that motorcycles equipped with antilock brakes are 37 percent less likely to be involved in a fatal crash than models without ABS. But how do you […]

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