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Does Harley-Davidson plan auto emergency brakes?

Harley-Davidson has reportedly applied for a patent for sensors that detect road hazards such as wildlife and then apply auto emergency braking. After Harley-Davidson stunned the world last week by announcing plans to introduce electric motorbikes and bicycles, and an adventure bike, the rumour mill is now in overdrive. The latest rumour about auto emergency …

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Honda first with emergency braking

Honda first with emergency braking

Honda Motorcycles look like being the first to introduce emergency braking that automatically stops a motorcycle if it detects an imminent crash. In 2015, the United Nations #STOPTHECRASH campaign called for autonomous emergency braking on all bikes. The system activates usually at slow speeds if an obstacle is sensed in front of the bike. There …

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Emergency braking

How to improve emergency braking

Emergency braking causes more confusion and trepidation for riders than anything else, according to Mark McVeigh of the motoDNA motorcycle training course. How hard can I brake? Will the front wheel lock? Will I go over the handlebars? How far can I lean over on the brakes? As a motorcycle instructor I am continually amazed at …

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