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Old 09-16-2010, 08:09 AM
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Originally Posted by downhiller View Post
there really isnt much electronic wise that i know of. maybe the occaisional traction control, and i hope they havnt got abs, thats just cheating.

http://ajjugee.blogspot.com/2010/09/...acer-dies.html

after he goes down he (his body) gets ran over by 2 other riders, which happen to crash as well. theres the whole story on motogp.com and also commentaries from the riders who were involve and also some of the gp riders as well
The electronics are huge in current bikes. In one of the last issues of sportrider they broke down most of the electronics, and the Ducatis are the worst offenders. The traction control is preset for every single turn, straight away, and bump. The bike is set up for the ideal line/speed, and its the rider's job to hit that essentially. ABS is also preset, and other various forms of throttle control. That's why you don't see as much "drifting" with the new bikes.

Man that is rough, two deaths in a very short period of time, I'm surprised people are calling to have the sport banned here in the states
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