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Wunderlich cruise control

So I've been testing it a bit and it's fine for long, flat straight stretches of freeway, but not much else. It's fiddly to operate and of course doesn't keep your speed unless you tighten the knob quite tight and are on a flat road.



Works fine for what I bought it for, resting my right hand for a few moments on long rides. Better value for money would probably be a cramp buster instead.



Looks good though... Think if it as a nice set of bar ends with a handy feature...


Looks very nice.

I've had good success with my Go Cruise 2. They are about $20, solid aluminium. The picture makes it stand out a bit but in the real world you don't really notice it. Like your experience it's good for short periods to stretch your hand but not the same as a real cruise control to hold a set speed. It's also super easy to use. Just finger pressure on it to set, and roll off the throttle to release.






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Looks very nice.

I've had good success with my Go Cruise 2. They are about $20, solid aluminium. The picture makes it stand out a bit but in the real world you don't really notice it. Like your experience it's good for short periods to stretch your hand but not the same as a real cruise control to hold a set speed. It's also super easy to use. Just finger pressure on it to set, and roll off the throttle to release.






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Yeah i probably should have gotten one of them. i like how braking cancels the throttle lock.
 

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Having had a Kaoko bar end cruise control similar to the Wunderlich one, +1 for the Go Cruise - works fine and less fiddly. My Kaoko eventually seized up because I used it so little.
 

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I'm using an Atlas throttle lock and really like it. Easy to install and operate.


Loved the Atlas throttle lock +1

But, it would hit the tank with my new bars


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Loved the Atlas throttle lock +1

But, it would hit the tank with my new bars
I was lucky and the lower/narrower Rizoma Handlebars on my bike gave JUST enough clearance with the Atlas. It's a great throttle lock, and IMO is easier to operate than the bar-end friction locks.
 

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I was lucky and the lower/narrower Rizoma Handlebars on my bike gave JUST enough clearance with the Atlas. It's a great throttle lock, and IMO is easier to operate than the bar-end friction locks.
Agreed. By far the best and I have one on each of my bikes!
 

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Member @asparaguspee installed one, have a read through the posts above.
 

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I like the look of the Wonderlich, however, they themselves state that it does not integrate with the BMW grip guards. I have a UGS so I’d have to guess they mean the guards my bike came with. The Atlas on the other hand looks like an acceptable alternative.
 

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I’ve ordered the Atlas...seems a bit expensive, but if it does the job (Looks like it will suit me)
I’ll be happy with the price.
Regards,Ken.
PS. If I don’t like it, there’ll be one in classifieds going cheap!
 

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Has anyone fitted an Atlas Throttle Lock to their Pure?
Received mine today and even with the thinnest friction pads in, it was still too tight.
Having said that, not sure that the kit contained all the pads it should have.
There were 4 pads total.
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Has anyone fitted an Atlas Throttle Lock to their Pure?
Received mine today and even with the thinnest friction pads in, it was still too tight.
Having said that, not sure that the kit contained all the pads it should have.
There were 4 pads total.
Regards,Ken.
I had the same problem. Could not use. Scratched it up trying to get it to work so threw it in the cabinet with some other farkle failures and bought a Kyoto lock which works good with my bark buster handguards.
 

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I bought the Bottom fitting one for my Pure and I should have bought the Top fit one.
I did go off info on the Atlas web site which stated Bottom fit. Apparently the site info is wrong.
Posted it back today and Rugged Roads are sending the correct kit.
Very good comms. from Annette at Rugged Roads.
Ken.
 

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Wunderlich cruise control

Just installed this, quality product and looks good. Much better quality than the stock (plastic!) bar ends.

Despite what they call it, its just a throttle lock like the kaoko stuff.

Haven't ridden the bike yet but it seems to work well in the garage. I like how they include a bar end for the opposite side to match.





Finally someone that knows what a throttle lock should look like and be built to seamlessly blend in. This the one I plan to get it's far the best. Even though it's expensive not like the Atlas. And it's much more functional and better. How much did you pay if it's no secret?
 

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I have one of those palm rests, could not get use to it. I have a Kako throttle lock on the bike now and use it when the road is reasonable level to give my hand a rest. I suffer from numb hand also...after rotating the bars back a small amount, it helped. I guess in my case it had a bit to do with the position of my hand on the grip. Maybe try that, made a fairly big difference.
I've had success with the Kako too on my 18 Urban. I tried the Atlas throttle lock which I loved on my F 700 GS but found it too thick to work on the Turban. Tossed it into the drawer of disappointment, ordered the Kako and found it worked really well with my Barkbuster handguards. I do use the the other plastic throttle assist in conjunction with the Kako and find it almost as comfortable as my last bike (Yamaha Tenere) with real time cruise control. IMHO, real time cruise control on an adventure bike should be standard equipment.
 

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Finally someone that knows what a throttle lock should look like and be built to seamlessly blend in. This the one I plan to get it's far the best. Even though it's expensive not like the Atlas. And it's much more functional and better. How much did you pay if it's no secret?
It was a while ago, I think about $200. It does look good but I hardly use it, it's quite fiddly.
I use my crampbuster way more and that cost me around $6. It's also very quick to put on and remove. Far more useful option in my opinion.
 

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Rugged Roads sent out a Top fitting Atlas to replace the one I bought in error.
New one arrived the day after talking (email) with Annette.
Fitted it today in 5 minutes and it’s perfect.
These type throttle controls are not cheap, but the engineering is excellent.
Thanks very much to Annette and Rugged Roads.
Thanking you,Ken.
PS. I have no connection to Rugged Roads and had never heard of them until I googled Atlas Throttle Controls. KB.
 
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