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So far I've left mine in Sport mode all the time, and TBH, haven't even bothered to try the other modes, or customize...yet.

The other day I throttled it a bit aggressively and the front started to lift and the light came on in ABS 2 (default for Sport).

Since it's not fully broken in at 800, I'm not fully pushing it yet, but still having a little fun.

Question for you guys who are past the break-in, how far will it lift in ABS 2 before it takes control and stops the fun?

After break-in may customize my Sport mode with ABS 1
 

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I had it lift in ABS 3! Not for too long though. I was trying to get clear from a jacka$$ of a driver who pulled up inches against me when at the stop light.
 

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I had it lift in ABS 3! Not for too long though. I was trying to get clear from a jacka$$ of a driver who pulled up inches against me when at the stop light.
Yes, also not sure what the difference is betw ABS 2 & 3 for anti-lift, as compared with 1 that has no anti-lift. Anyone know if 2 & 3 are the same as far as anti-lift goes?

Every review (at least that I've seen) has indicated how outstanding the electronics are, but since I'm not past break-in yet haven't been able to fully explore and exploit!
 

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The manual doesnt state a major difference and whatever difference there is hard to understand from reading it.

ABS 2:
This level is designed for road use, with good grip conditions. In this level, the ABS works on both wheels. In this level, the lift-up control function is active. This calibration focuses on braking power and wheel lift-up should be managed by the rider.

ABS 3:
This level is designed for use in any riding conditions to provide a safe and consistent braking action. ABS in this level controls both wheels and the anti-lift-up function is active.
 

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The manual doesnt state a major difference and whatever difference there is hard to understand from reading it.

ABS 2:
This level is designed for road use, with good grip conditions. In this level, the ABS works on both wheels. In this level, the lift-up control function is active. This calibration focuses on braking power and wheel lift-up should be managed by the rider.

ABS 3:
This level is designed for use in any riding conditions to provide a safe and consistent braking action. ABS in this level controls both wheels and the anti-lift-up function is active.
Clear as mud! Seriously, that is not much help at all. :confused:
 

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Yes, not much at all.

Does "...managed by the rider." mean less?
 

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Wait a minute guys, are you thinking its anti lift (wheelie control?) The anti lift in ABS is talking about the rear wheel coming up off of the ground when you grab a handful of brakes.
 

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Wait a minute guys, are you thinking its anti lift (wheelie control?) The anti lift in ABS is talking about the rear wheel coming up off of the ground when you grab a handful of brakes.
THIS. ABS has no intervention on front wheel lift, no matter what the setting.

Also of note, if you wheelie for too long it will disable your ABS, and you will have to turn off your bike and turn it back on.... or so I have heard... :grin2:
 

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Thanks guys for clarifying, makes sense.

So, does ABS 2 permit bigger stoppies than 3? Ha ha...
 

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I was more curious about the difference between the two modes. I get that its about rear lift...not front. In particular, sentences 3 and 4 of ABS 2...they seem to contradict each other.
 

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I was more curious about the difference between the two modes. I get that its about rear lift...not front. In particular, sentences 3 and 4 of ABS 2...they seem to contradict each other.
I am not seeing the contradiction... or maybe I am thinking I understand something I don't (which would not be the first time :grin2:)

"In this level, the lift-up control function is active. This calibration focuses on braking power and wheel lift-up should be managed by the rider."

The control function is active, but as it allows lift-up the rider needs to manage it (ie- with the left hand).

Whereas in ABS 3-

"anti-lift-up function is active" Means that lift-up is prohibited so no management is necessary

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To me, if the rider has to control the lift, then it's not active.

No biggie either way...just seems poorly worded to me. I easily could be missing the forrest for the trees.
 

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To me, if the rider has to control the lift, then it's not active.

No biggie either way...just seems poorly worded to me. I easily could be missing the forrest for the trees.

Ahh. Nope I see what you are saying. It looks as though there is a misprint. I believe it should read:

"In this level, the lift-up control function is IN-active."

As on page 74 of the manual it states:

"Selecting level 2, the ABS will privilege more and more the braking power rather than stability and liftup control, which is disabled in level 2."

Seems like they meant to say inactive in that little chart that was quoted.
 
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I had it lift in ABS 3! Not for too long though. I was trying to get clear from a jacka$$ of a driver who pulled up inches against me when at the stop light.
That happens to me on bike or car, I always start off late and start off slow.
 

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Ahh. Nope I see what you are saying. It looks as though there is a misprint. I believe it should read:

"In this level, the lift-up control function is IN-active."

As on page 74 of the manual it states:

"Selecting level 2, the ABS will privilege more and more the braking power rather than stability and liftup control, which is disabled in level 2."

Seems like they meant to say inactive in that little chart that was quoted.
Very helpful guys. Figured 2 was more aggressive than 3, but this seems to completely clear it up.
 

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Meanwhile, my DTC light lit when I was doing the wheelie in standard Sport mode, DTC on 3.

I did not feel any slip whatsoever, or engine power decrease, just wheelied while noticing the light flashed. Refined electronics.

Might change to Level 2 DTC for a little more slippage together with ABS 2, to customize my Sport mode.
 
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