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Discussion in '24-7 Lounge' started by GTM®, Jun 10, 2021 at 3:16 PM.

  1. GTM®

    GTM® Administrator Staff Member GT di Razza Pura

    Jul 1, 2009
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    Do we really need this... ? I imagine most V7 customers would love it I bet!

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  2. DeadEye

    DeadEye High Miler

    Jun 13, 2020
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    Eastern Ontario - Western Quebec
    NO - Carburators, drum brakes and human operated clutches have served us for a 100 years
    We don’t need any of that new fangled @#$& !

    But seriously, I work in technology and software and sometimes those engineers and computer scientists are just making Shit up, for the sake of it.
    THEN some *@&$#&$#&*$#$ Marketing Guy gets all hyped up about the idea, and how it’s gonna turn the company around but they have to get it on the street before the competition !

    Even if there’s Bugs, as long as it sort of works “They will buy it “ we’ll fix it later...
  3. tris

    tris Tuned and Synch'ed

    May 30, 2012
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    Lincolnshire UK
    I guess that it would be an extremely light pull :)

    I put this in the category of "electric hand brakes" - what is the advantage of those??
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  4. scottmastrocinque

    scottmastrocinque Scott Mastrocinque GT Famiglia

    Jun 26, 2011
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    Findlay, Ohio
    4 words…

    “BMW Servo Assisted Braking”


    An answer to a question nobody asked, resulting in obscene cost, ridiculous maintenance, early failure (out of warranty of course) expensive repairs, and an early death from production models.

    I think this idea is the same. But hey, it’s Honda, builder of the legendary Goldwing, the motorcycle with 3 miles of un-weatherized wiring, hundreds of electrical connectors, and the worlds first ever “300 possible sources of vacuum leaks on a motorcycle “.

    Why am I not surprised.

    Does anybody remember “Rugged Simplicity” design in motorcycles?
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