CBS the worst braking system

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Anand - | Updated 4 months ago
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I bought Honda Hornet 160 R since I have used Hero Honda CD 100 and Honda Activa and was very happy with the performance. When I went to book the bike showroom people told to go with CBS braking system for an additional 9K. So I spent a total of 1 Lakh for the bike. Initially, everything was going fine I was so happy with the performance and mileage (around 50 km/ L). But then I met with an accident bike skid after on loose soil on the road, after the accident also brakes were fine. I gave my bike for service claiming insurance. It took around 1 month time for service, but after the service braking efficiency deteriorated and when I complained about the service centre they told brake cannot be tightened. I took by mike to another Honda service centre and local mechanics, everyone told the same. My 18-year-old CD 100 is having better braking than Hornet with CBS. I even changed the disc pads but the result is the same. Dear Honda if a motorcycle break cannot be fixed then on what basis are you selling this to a customer, such a pathetic experience. Is CBS a test product or proven technology?. Very disappointed with Honda. Friends, please don’t go for CBS model. Other problems are gear getting stuck on neutral while riding, petrol tank bolts are rusting.

Best Features: Mileage only

Pros: Mileage and performance

Cons: CBS braking, riding comfort

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