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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 02-Feb-2016, 06:54 PM (037) Thread Starter
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Question 2012 R1200GS ABS Traction control

Hi guys/Gals.

Just bought my first but guessing not my last Adventurer. 12 R1200GS.

First dirt road ride on Sunday.

I came up to an intersection on a fire trail and went to use the back brake to turn the bike for the intersection, and the abs kicked in even though I had turned it off.

Is that normal?

The back brake will not lock up ever or is there something else you can do.

Still riding Dirt Squirters and I use the back brake regularly on them. Do I need to learn other methods or is there something wrong with the ABS

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Did you test the ABS prior to your use? Are the ABS lights flashing when it is turned off?

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