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parked KRGT-1 motorcycle
ABS technology: Making riding safer and better

Ride Fully Alive

Go inside as ARCH Motorcycle and Bosch bring ABS to the KRGT-1 motorcycle

Reading time 5 minutes

So, how do you

motorcycle riding

deliver liberation and independence

ARCH motorcycle gear

maintain a visceral experience

ARCH lettering on motorcycle

move the soul

Frontview of motorcycle riding

honor the thrill of the ride

... if you add a safety feature like ABS to the KRGT-1 motorcycle?

The team at ARCH Motorcycle found out for themselves by adding ABS from Bosch to their KRGT-1 motorcycle

The backstory

Arch Motorcycle creates custom production motorcycles with a unique blend of performance and customization tailored to each individual owner. Bosch has a clear vision: no more fatalities for motorcyclists in road traffic. When the two companies met at a trade show, they saw an opportunity to introduce Bosch’s safety features to ARCH riders, focusing first on integrating two-wheel ABS (anti-lock braking system) into Arch’s high performance model, the KRGT-1. The technology supports the rider while braking, even in case of hard braking or on slippery roads. It prevents wheel lockup, ensures vehicle stability and optimal deceleration while braking. Motorcycle ABS therefore contributes to reducing the risk of falling and to shortening the stopping distance.

Gard Hollinger, Keanu Reeves and Ryan Boyd holding helmets in motorcycle gear

ARCH Motorcycles

ARCH Motorcycle creates custom production motorcycles with a unique blend of performance, customization and attention to detail. Ergonomic and aesthetic preferences are curated and tailored to create a one-of-a-kind motorcycle directly reflective of its owner. Over 200 proprietary parts are manufactured at their California facility using state-of-the-art CNC and water-jet machinery. Impeccable billet aluminum bodywork is blended with carbon fiber details and custom finishes to produce each unique motorcycle. At right: ARCH Motorcycle co-founders Gard Hollinger and Keanu Reeves, R&D/production manager Ryan Boyd.

Bosch team in a group photo

Bosch

Bosch is the market leader for two-wheeler safety systems. These systems reduce the risk of accidents, especially in hazardous riding conditions, by intervening in critical situations without compromising on riding dynamics. The motorcycle ABS system was developed specifically for two-wheelers, and offers the right safety system for every segment of the two-wheeler market. The Two-Wheeler & Powersports business unit at Bosch sits within the Bosch Mobility Solutions business sector. The global team features many motorcycle riders and its goal is to make motorcycles safer and more efficient.

Photo gallery

ARCH Motorcycle with ABS riding on a street
ARCH mototrcycle equipped with ABS getting checked
A Group of people standing by a motorcycle
People crouching on the street in motorcycle gear
ABS motorcycle test riders and Bosch engineers in a car
ARCH motorcycle with Bosch ABS riding
ARCH motorcycle and Bosch Team discussing ABS around a motorcycle
Person pointing at ABS on a KRGT-1 motorcycle
People discussing near a car
ARCH group picture with a motorcycle in front of Bosch

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