● Exercise caution on low traction surfaces.
u The tires slip more easily on such
surfaces and braking distances are
● Avoid continuous braking.
u Repeated braking, such as when
descending long, steep slopes can
seriously overheat the brakes, reducing
their effectiveness. Use engine braking
with intermittent use of the brakes to
● For full braking effectiveness, operate both
the front and rear brakes together.
Your motorcycle's rear brake system is linked to
the front brake. This means that operating the
rear brake pedal applies the rear brake and a
portion of the front brake.
Operating the front brake lever applies only the
For full braking effectiveness, operate both the
front and rear brakes together.
This model is also equipped with an Anti-lock
Brake System (ABS) designed to help prevent
the brakes from locking up during hard braking.
● ABS does not reduce braking distance. In
certain circumstances, ABS may result in a
longer stopping distance.
● ABS does not function at speeds below 6
mph (10 km/h).
● The brake lever and pedal may recoil slightly
when applying the brakes. This is normal.
● Always use the recommended tires to
ensure correct ABS operation.
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