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Jarhead
post May 7 2014, 04:53 PM
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Has anyone tried the cruisemate throttle lock? It works basically the same way the stock throttle friction wheel lock works only with course threads and a easy to reach thumb lever.
I all but don't use my stock lock because it is so hard to reach and use, it would sure be nice to have at least a rudimentary form of cruise control on long trips.




http://www.mycruisemate.com
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post May 7 2014, 08:08 PM
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Interesting
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post May 7 2014, 08:40 PM
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In 2010, a friend of ours, Carol, died after an extended struggle with cancer. I rode to Oregon with her husband (also our friend) and one other guy. Carol's son, Brian Carmicheal, is the inventor of this device, and owner of the company. Omni-Cruise He really does make them in house. His machine shop is at his house.
He rendezvoused with us in Fresno and rode up the PCH to the Oregon state line. His wife is a drop dead gorgeous hammer of a woman. Just saying.
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post May 8 2014, 06:44 PM
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At lunch today I stopped by my local Indy and he had a Cruise mate in stock for 49.95 so I picked it up and installed it this evening.

Total piece of cake to install, I was slightly concerned about drilling and retapping my switch housing but with the supplied jig it was a simple and fool proof(IMG:http://i831.photobucket.com/albums/zz233/greg_hill1/7AAB9295-BB79-4619-BA4F-92D986F36C82.jpg)
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Under 45 min I was done and I was out doing a road test and it worked flawlessly even with gloves on just as advertised, it's nice to feel like you got your money's worth these days.

You have to wonder why the Motor Co. does not put in something similar to began with.
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post May 10 2014, 02:54 AM
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I've had one for a couple of years and love it. The nylon against nylon inside means that you can still roll the throttle off, even with the cruisemate locked.
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