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The Throttlemeister Cruise Control This is another article in an ongoing series to make my new 2006 Yamaha FJR 1300 the “Ultimate Sport Tourer”. Having been spoiled by my ’99 BMW K1200LT with such luxuries as heated grips, heated seats, six-disc CD changer and fully electronic cruise control, I decided I was going to need …

Once More With the Kaoko Throttle Control One last time — I promise! We originally reviewed the Kaoko throttle control fitted to a BMW C 650 GT scooter (Blog) After that, we did a second review of the Kaoko throttle control on the Suzuki V-Strom 1000 ABS (Blog). And once more for the special Kaoko throttle control for use with Barkbusters (and …

Fitting the Kaoko KBB300, KBB220, KBB210 or KBB200 I never thought we’d end up with three separate reviews covering the Kaoko throttle control — or cruise control, as it’s called by the manufacturer. (Actually, I’d call a true cruise control as a device that automatically adjusts to keep the speed constant; the Kaoko doesn’t do …

Kaoko Throttle Lock for the Suzuki V-Strom 1000 ABS   Summary I reviewed the Kaoko throttle control for theBMW C 650 GT scooter (Blog) last year. This time, I fit one to the new Suzuki V-Strom 1000 ABS (Blog). The Kaoko is a snap to install; in fact, it’s even easier to install it on the V-Strom than the BMW …

Kaoko Throttle Control Review The Kaoko Throttle Control is a friction device to hold throttle position on a motorcycle. This can help alleviate cramps and pain on long-distance “superslab” rides. It replaces the standard handlebar end weight or end cap. The Kaoko Throttle Control installs easily and the manufacturer has versions for many different motorcycles. …

GoCruise Throttle Control Review A simply elegant throttle lock device for motorcycles. I live in the southeast United States, an area with a great variety of different roads on which to ride. Do you like to cruise and enjoy the scenery? We’ve got it. Do you prefer twisty, technical riding? We have that as well. …

Cramp Management With the BrakeAway Cruise Control and the Throttle Rocker Our bikes have sensors to let us know when the temperature is too high, the oil pressure is too low or the battery has just died. My aging carcass is equipped with a Dead Butt Warning and a Sore Back Alarm. And, on long …

Motorcycle Cruise Control makes a terrific motorcycle-specific aftermarket option for a lot of different makes and models of motorcycles. Their customer service and manufacturing quality exceed my expectations substantially. I keep thinking “What can I add to the motorcycle that will make the riding experience better?” It seems like I’ve been doing a lot of …

My ’06 Yamaha FJR1300A and I have logged several thousand miles since new, and I’ve noticed it has what I would call a “touchy” throttle. This is most noticeable in traffic and when rolling on the throttle entering a turn. At first I dismissed it as being a combination of new bike glitches and my …