New Darksided Touring - Skidding without ABS (normal?)

TURBO200R4

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I just DS’ed my 2013 R3T with a Bridgestone Driveguard 205/70R16 based on the favorable reviews by other R3T owners who DS’ed. I set up the tire with 28 PSI and test road. I then pumped it up to 40 PSI and road. I would let a little air out and adjust the suspension until I dialed in the combination for my weight and riding style. I did over 200 miles on the tire today to “scrubb it in.”

in all cases, I find the rear tire skidding when stopping and not engaging the ABS. Is this normal?

ABS is not working
 

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I think 1olbull was involved, but he doesn't come around anymore, I'll ask him on the other site. I'm pretty sure it was trying to run a 130 tire on the front. I don't remember if check engine light came on, though.
 

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I think 1olbull was involved, but he doesn't come around anymore, I'll ask him on the other site. I'm pretty sure it was trying to run a 130 tire on the front. I don't remember if check engine light came on, though.
i think u r correct
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It was a post by Steve. It has to do w/ the front and rear tire sizes being within a certain ratio % from each other. Stray too far and you get and ABS light, I thought. Doesn't sound like the OP is dealing w/ an ABS light though. From what I gather it appears to be working fine (hence the front is working), just sounds like the rear tire is locking up if he gets on the rear binders too hard. A harder tire compound like a CT skid a little easier, but if the ABS is working correctly, then when the rim stops rotating , it should pulse the rear brakes to prevent lockup.
 
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