The brakes. Stoppers. The coward pedal. The hero lever. Call them what you will, they are pretty damn important on a motorcycle.
There are certain things you come to accept as the norm in modern life. Your friend, who isn’t a Bruce Anstey fanatic, has grown a beard. Everyone has an iPhone 6. That Audi A3 in ‘Glacier Ibis’ is about to change lanes without indicating and over on the internet Todd has dropped another rad edit of him and his action cam jumping out of a helicopter onto an avalanche.
Put your trust in me and together we can rule these roads…I imagine the 1299’s IMU would say, if it could talk…
On a snowy, freezing Winter evening I retreated to the garage to talk through the first 1000 miles on my 2016 Ducati Panigale. The good, the bad and the incredible.
“Christ! It sounds like Thor’s hammer smashing an anvil”