HESD (Honda Electronic Steering Damper)

HESD (Honda Electronic Steering Damper)

A steering damper that constantly offers optimum damping force

Key points of development
Applied to CBR1000RR
Rotary-type damper derived from RC211V
The steering stability demands of the MotoGP machine
Researches of the rotary damper, an optimum design
Feedback to production motorcycles from RC211V
Development of electronically controlled steering damper for mass-production motorcycles
Assessment and analysis by actual test run
Need of a control system
Control parameters
The system and control principles of HESD
System and damper configuration

Internal construction of HESD

Control of damping force
  Electronic control system

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