Had a close call yesterday and found out how good dual disc Brembo front brakes work. Too good! I had a "blue-hair" in a Caddy cross 4 lanes of traffic without ever looking right or left going from one shopping center to another one that caused me to have to do a panic stop. The truck next to me also had to slam on his brakes too. Anyway, since I'm just getting used to the bike I reverted back to what I would do if I was on my Harley, not good. I grabbed a handfull of front break and the front wheel locked up. It got real "squirrly" and the pucker factor was off the magnometer. I released the front brake, and then had to reapply it. When I got home I checked my tire, nice big bald spot. This was a great wake-up call on the Brembo Brakes. They do stop you like nothing else out there. I honestly thought I was going down, but was fortunate that I've had some good training. I've been riding for 14 years, but always on a slow stopping Harley before this. Since we have a lot of blue hairs here I'm starting to think that once someone reaches the age of 60 they should have to take the written and driving test at DMV yearly. The driving portion should have to be completed on a major city street, not some 25 MPH neighborhood. My Mother is 85 and still driving, and hates my idea. She thinks it's her God given right to drive until she dies. God I hate the AARP! Wanna kill these ads? We can help!