motorcycle braking

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The Visible Reserve

I’d like to address an issue unheard of by some and often overlooked by most; it’s called the Visible Reserve. It is the visible distance in which you can safely and successfully avoid incident or accident. At any given speed, a certain minimum distance is needed to stop a specific […]

Street Braking

Most riders would agree that while the sensation of speed on a motorcycle is exhilarating, stopping quickly, efficiently and safely is absolutely essential. To promote effective braking, Honda has incorporated a number of advances in braking technology: disc brakes, multiple-piston brake calipers, Combined Braking Systems (CBS), Anti-lock Braking Systems (ABS) […]

Braking Explained

Braking is one of the most important things you’ll learn to do on a motorcycle; though newbies tend to get stuck on techniques like shifting and counter-steering, the most effective way to avoid an accident is through proper use of the brakes. Here are a few common questions about how […]