BMW adds antilock brakes to entire line-up

Press release from BMW- After pioneering the concept of antilock brakes (ABS) on motorcycles 23 years ago, BMW Motorrad USA announced today that it will be the first motorcycle manufacturer to offer ABS as standard equipment on its entire range of 2012 model year motorcycles. “Plain and simple, being able to stop a motorcycle faster and more predictably helps prevent a rider from becoming a statistic,” said Pieter de Waal, Vice President, BMW... [Read More...]

Suzuki SV1000 and SV650 high handlebar prototype- part 5

In this picture you can see the cable and hose routing. The throttle cables need to come up from under the tank and pass through the risers instead of around the front of the triple clamp as they are with the clip ons. Both the brake and clutch hoses need to have the banjo bolt cracked loose (just enough to rotate the hose a little) so you can move the hose to get the correct angles for the new bars. The handlebar switches have enough wire length... [Read More...]