Common questions

What is the screw under the throttle on Harley?

What is the screw under the throttle on Harley?

It is the throttle control grip . Turn the control grip clockwisw (cw) to close the throttle. Turn the control grip counterclockwise (CCW) to open the throttle . To reduce rider fatigue on long trips , a spring loaded throttle friction adjustment screw is located at the bottom of the throttle grip clamp.

Are throttle locks safe?

Using non-dominant fingers, twisting or reaching to set a motorcycle throttle lock is dangerous for obvious reasons. The ATLAS is engaged and disengaged with your thumb and is always within reach. Engaging a bar end throttle lock may seem easy at the dealership, but is terribly awkward once you’re cruising at 70 mph.

Does Fat Bob have cruise control?

Cruise control will be standard on Heritage Classic and optional on all other models. ABS will be standard on Fat Boy, Heritage Classic, Deluxe and Breakout, and optional on all other models.

How much play should motorcycle throttle have?

Most motorcycle manufacturers recommend about 2 to 3 millimeters of throttle free play, but over time the cables will stretch and settle into their housings and you’ll end up with more slack.

How does Harley throttle wire work?

Throttle by wire is a simple, potentiometer style (think volume switch) design that when the throttle tube is moved, the values are calculated, and an electrical impulse is sent to the throttlebody, and a small electric motor moves the throttle plate, rather than manual linkage via cables.

Are throttle locks legal in the US?

since throttle locks don’t do this, they are illegal. They are illegal and a real hard-nose cop that notices it can book you and give you a unroadworthy.

How does a throttle lock work on a motorcycle?

Like other motorcycle throttle locks, a throttle sleeve motorcycle lock holds the throttle in place using friction. The friction overpowers your motorbike’s throttle body return spring. A throttle sleeve lock is easy to engage and disengage. You simply use your thumb because it is always within reach.

What kind of throttle lock does a Harley Davidson use?

The ATLAS Throttle Lock works perfectly on your Harley, we guarantee it. The black coated or polished stainless steel lends itself to the clean look of your Harley Davidson motorcycle. If you’re planning on leading a group ride to Sturgis, be sure to have an ATLAS to maintain a steady pace for the other riders.

How much does it cost to put a throttle lock on a motorcycle?

$10-$50: Most motorcycle throttle locks fall in this category. They hold the throttle in place, offering users some rest for a while. $50-$100: These throttle locks are easy to install, easy to use, and are usually made of metal for increased durability.

Can a throttle sleeve be used on a motorcycle?

Most throttle sleeve motorcycle locks are universal and not built for specific bike makes or models. This type of lock ensures you don’t constantly grip the throttle, tiring your wrist. You can easily control it using your thumb and forefinger.

How can I control the throttle on my bike?

You should be able to adjust it with your throttle hand as you ride your bike. It should offer friction resistance to the throttle to prevent it from swinging back. When the throttle is locked in place, your hand can rest as you only need to control it every now and then. You will avoid cramping of the fingers and wrist.

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