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Go Cruise Throttle Control from Aerostich

http://www.aerostich.com/a-to-b-util...e-control.html

Looks like a good, simple and cheap idea....and the video is with a Versys, so we know it works!

I have a pair of Moose handguards and any Throttle Rocker type device or o-ring grip mount will not work.

I think this might do the trick!

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I've had one for a while.... Definitely works, but I still prefer the thumb operation of my old NEP throttle lock on my old bike. The thing about the go cruise is you have to push forward and down with your pointer finger while holding the throttle steady with the rest of your hand... Makes for an awkward motion... Can't really describe it but you'll see when you get it!!

Still worth the price though, and it's nice that it can be removed from one bike and transfered to the next
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I've used mine for two weeks. The first week I didn't have Grip Puppies installed (love them btw) the second week I did.

It works better without the grip puppies.

Either way it is still adequate for what I use it for. For giving my hand a quick shake/break.

The best I've been able to do at holding a constant speed is losing or gaining 1mph at a time.
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I recently purchased the cramp buster, works great, also I can adjust it on the move by using my throttle lock.The throttle lock was more than this cheap piece of plastic, however if it works for you why not.

Here are some pictures from a earlier post on this subject:

http://www.kawasakiversys.com/forums...4012#post74012

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I've had one for about 3 weeks now, under 55 mph I find it works good, seems to maintain speed well. But above 55 mph, and especially above 65, you have a to adjust it a few times before it will relatively hold the speed. I've set it at 66 mph and it will drift down 3 to 4 mph pretty quickly, but once you fiddle with it a couple of times it will hold. Otherwise, it does work good for giving the hand a break.

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Go Cruise SUCKS! I had one and it lasted a month.. They are to brittle and prone to cracking. I never did feel comfortable with it when I activated it.

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I bought one and used it a few times then took it off. I takes up about 1/2" of grip space which I don't like because I have big hands. Also where do you put your hand when it is used...I guess on the end of the bar-end weight but that doesn't feel right.

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I was going to comment on this last week, but forgot.

I tested mine on a rolling 30 mile stretch of road and was very impressed. I set it at 65mph on the level even stretch, then just let it hold. On the uphills I slowed, then on the downhills I sped up over the 65mpg, but once I got back on level road it found its original setting. I touched it for adjustment twice for fine tuning the whole 30 miles.

I slid it on from the bar end so I didn't have to open it up which could stress the end people complain about breaking. To me this seemed the obvious way to install a plastic clamp.

Its only 5/16 thick and I don't even notice its installed. The rider who says it takes up half the grip must have the 2.5" model installed? Don't notice it around town, nor in the mountains.

I use ProGrip 714 grips (the best) and installed the included rubber band just because it came with it. Have one installed on a 2005 Triumph Bonniville with stock grips. Works great on the Bonni too.
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I have one installed on my Versys and am very happy with it.
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I've had mine for well over a year now... No complaints.

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I've used mine for two weeks. The first week I didn't have Grip Puppies installed (love them btw) the second week I did.

It works better without the grip puppies.

Either way it is still adequate for what I use it for. For giving my hand a quick shake/break.

The best I've been able to do at holding a constant speed is losing or gaining 1mph at a time.
I have the Go Cruise on all my bikes. I also have Grip Puppies on all my bikes. I just trim the Grip Puppies back a bit, so the Go Cruise will fit properly. Works great.

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I added this to my '08. On a recent 2,000 mile ride I used it numerous times with great satisfaction. It is NOT an electronic cruise control and therefore one should NOT expect it to hold a constant, steady speed on up & down roads or in gusty wind conditions. It DOES however allow you to take a break from the throttle (I've disengaged the throttle return spring on mine) which on a long open road allows you to alternate one handed riding. For the price . . . I think it's well worth it.
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Omni Cruise is what I went with. Same basic style, but has a threaded lock to hold the speed better. It's also made of anodized aluminum. $50.
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Ordered one today.

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I used one this summer and was happy with the way it performed. Recommended.
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Received mine today. It clears my Barkbuster Storm hand guards, which had been a concern. Ill report back once I've actually used it. Seems like it will work well with my Oxford heated grips.

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Tested it this evening, satisfied with the performance.

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