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Offline Deanc

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Re: Best throttle lock for C-14
« Reply #25 on: June 14, 2017, 03:00:31 pm »
In my opinion the Trottlemeister works great. It has to be setup properly with the shims adjusted so it holds the throttle yet the throttle can still be turned by hand easily to adjust the power. Once its right its effortless. I like the look too and the heavy weight ends help with what little vibration there is to deal with.

+1 Throttlemeister works great but has to be setup properly.  I was lucky that the previous owner had one already installed and setup.
I also use an Omni cruise to lock the throttle temporarily, then I set the Throttlemeister.  This is no problem because the Omni cruise doesn't fully lock, it just provides enough resistance for me to let go and set the Throttlemeister.

The only caveat is that when the Throttlemeister is not in use, it will tend to creep up and lock during use of the throttle.  But this is probably because I have the tendency to hold the outside part of the bars when I ride.  However, that problem seemed to have gone away since I've gotten the SISF EVO flash which doesn't require me to use much as throttle input.

With the Throttlemeister, you will still have to keep an eye on your speed and adjust.  Electronic Cruise control would solve that but I'm happy with the way Throttlemeister works.
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Re: Best throttle lock for C-14
« Reply #26 on: July 07, 2017, 01:06:20 am »
Had Throttlemeister on the C10 and now the C14. Takes a little time to get use to using it but works well, in my opinion. But the electric cruise is best; had on a 99 C10. Too frugal now to put on the 14.

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Re: Best throttle lock for C-14
« Reply #27 on: August 13, 2017, 04:15:51 pm »
Just installed a $20+ Vista Cruise on my C14. Works rather well and the actuator is right next to my thumb where it belongs.
I did not use any of the supplied brackets as they do not fit as well as I like, so I wired the locking tab to the handle bar using a paper clip. It's locked down snug and tight. Easy to operate.
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Re: Best throttle lock for C-14
« Reply #28 on: August 13, 2017, 04:27:58 pm »
Just saw this but have to ask: why is your $1,100 McCruise not working? You could get a Rostra to not- work for a LOT less than that. Seriously, what happened, it used to work, right?

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So I am thinking of heading out on a weekender trip (Haven't been on the bike in a while)  and my Cruise isn't working.   Can someone recommend a basic throttle lock that works well with the C14?

Thanks :)
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