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post #1 of 34 (permalink) Old 06-23-2015, 12:42 PM Thread Starter
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recommend a cruise control?

I have a '15 with hand gaurds and I want to install a throttle lock. Can anyone recommend one? Since I have hand gaurds, Throttlemeister is out, otherwise that'd be my first choice.
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go cruise. look for online video reviews, and you'll be convinced. nothing fancy, does the job. great for long rides.

here's link to a reviews w/ video:
http://www.webbikeworld.com/t2/go-cr...ottle-control/

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Been using a Go Cruise for 4 years, used a cramp buster for abt 50 miles
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Been using a Go Cruise for 4 years, used a cramp buster for abt 50 miles
I'm glad to finally see something that doesn't cause more wrist fatigue using a (so called) cruise control. It looks theoretically to be the best I've seen, and at a fraction of others cost that don't work. Every little bit helps as far as wrists and ankles go!!

Thanks!
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Great info. What is involved with the installation?
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I used a Go-Cruise for a while but its non-adjustable friction wasn't adequate. I moved up to the Omni-Cruise. Works like a dream.

http://youtu.be/1Ja_0EvjNXA

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I just got home from work and looking at the links, both Go Cruise and Omni Cruise will not work with my Grip Puppies.
Maybe I need one of the old-fashioned Vista Cruise units.
I hope I find the right one tonight so I can get it by the weekend via Amazon Prime 2 day shipping.

edit: I do have room at the end of my Grip Puppies after all.

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I went with Omni Cruise since it is adjustable and I will see if I can make it work without the little sleeve because I am not 100% sure I can remove my Grip Puppy without damaging it and having to buy a new one.

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There is an Omni-Cruise thread on the ADV forum. A few have had success using with Grip Puppies.
http://advrider.com/forums/showthrea...=839403&page=2

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Thx Genehil. Another thought is that I hope it clears the hand guard!

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I have Barkbuster Storms. No problems for me.

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Good to know that!

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I have barkbusters & neoprene sleeves on my grips & the go cruise still fits fine
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go cruise. look for online video reviews, and you'll be convinced. nothing fancy, does the job. great for long rides.



here's link to a reviews w/ video:

http://www.webbikeworld.com/t2/go-cr...ottle-control/

Plus one! They also make one that has adjustable tension on your grip. It costs around $33 compared to $20 for this one. The $20 less expensive one has worked well for me.




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I used my new Omni Cruise yesterday and it works great. It clears the OEM hand guards by about 1/4 inch. I am using it without the sleeve and it is fine that way.

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This is what I am using
Kaoko Throttle Lock Cruise Control
Works with hand guards
http://www.kaoko.com/pKBB300/KAOKO-C...re-fitted.aspx
http://www.twistedthrottle.com/kaoko...vps-handguards


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Looks like a nice one MotoJ.
I decided to use the sleeve today, since it was designed that way. They send 2 sizes, in case you have fatter grips like I do. It is definitely better with the sleeve.

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That's what I meant. O-ring, when I said sleeve. they send 2 sizes. First I tried it without and it's fine, but then with it, it is even better.

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