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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old Dec 13th, 2015, 3:24 pm Thread Starter
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ASC/Stability control for the k1300s?

Howdy Folks -

Fixin to pick up a K1300s here soon, have my eye on a local 2010. Most of the current bikes on cycletrader, craigslist and other used sites don't seem to be equipped with ASC.

How common was this option among the K1300 series?

I rode an S1000XR demo bike the other weekend at the local shop. Tricked out with all the advanced wheelie control and such. Was quite fun knowing at whatever gear if you wanted to whack the throttle, if desired the bike could keep it's nose to the pavement. Really enjoyed the ease of handling such great power.

Plan on using this bike for the weekend speed blasts up the mountains of AZ and around. Probably with a passenger on weekend over night trips. I am quite a speed fiend, and this will be a great break from my GSA.

With this considered, how imperative is it to have an ASC equipped K1300s for the weekend warrior canyon carving and two up sweeper days?

Thanks for your thoughts.
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ASC is worth the investment, cheap additional safety feature, cheap is defined as keeping yourself out of the hospital.....it can be added by your dealer so don't get wrapped up if a K13s your looking at doesn't have it, it can be be added. Price to expect is something like $600-750, they have to change the left switch gear and then flash the ecu to add the feature
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