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There is a devise that goes on the throttle to assist your grip. I can't remember the exact name can anyone help me with what it is? I am a fairly new rider and on longer rides I sometimes find myself with a death grip on the throttle.
 

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Google 'throttle rocker'
 

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I have Both ;), although not the same brand, a soft foam grip does help a lot.

I also use a Cramp Buster (same as a throttle rocker)
 

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Every one's hand will eventually cramp up after a while , you need to give your hand a break every so often to give those muscles a break .

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Some times it is the grips and other times it could be your shoulders and neck. A very common disorder is Thoracic outlet syndrome. It is caused by the first rib on ether side pinching the nerve between the collar bone. If you tense up your shoulders it can cause pain in the fingers. Many carpel tunnel syndrome suffers have had surgery only to find it does not help. Sometimes a second test, thoracic outlet is found.

Try changing the grips, loosen up your grip, lighten up the shoulders.
 

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Throttle rocker, as simple as it sounds I couldn't remember what it was called. Also our burg man has a cruise control on it, can it be adjusted? I can set it while stopped however I have yet to get it to set while riding.

Again thanks all.
 

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There is a devise that goes on the throttle to assist your grip. I can't remember the exact name can anyone help me with what it is? I am a fairly new rider and on longer rides I sometimes find myself with a death grip on the throttle.
The grips are to darn small for American hands - get foam grips in increase the size of the grips.........!!!
 

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I added a Brakeaway Throttle lock for that reason.. Couldn't stand the cramp buster.. got in the way when not on use.. Brakeaway is very easy to use...
 

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I wouldn't ride without one. I don't like the short ones. Mine is called "Cramp Buster" and has a longer operating arm than the others and so can be operated using the heel of the hand rather than the palm - much more comfortable. I've seen them advertised on a US site as: "95D35 Over Size Cramp Buster for Harley Davidsons" (somewhere in California, I think) I hope this helps.
 

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Throttle rocker, as simple as it sounds I couldn't remember what it was called. Also our burg man has a cruise control on it, can it be adjusted? I can set it while stopped however I have yet to get it to set while riding.

Again thanks all.
Show us a pic of your 'cruise control' - just curious.
 

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I have a break away throttle lock but once I tried the O-ring on the throttle I never use the break away any more. There are 2 popular ones.

8M4991 and 8M5266 these are catipillar part numbers. The first one is a little larger that the second. I use the 8M5266 on both my burgman and silverwing. Just google the part number and you should be able to find them.
 

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When I hold the throttle as prescribed by the MSF my hand gets tingly. It is a result of the bent wrist aggravating my carpal tunnel.

I have the Kaoko throttle lock which does what it is supposed to do; lock the throttle when I want it locked, release it when I want to be safe off the highway. Unless you are riding on level ground throttle locks are no substitute for real speed-aware cruise controls, but they do give you a chance to relax your right hand for a while.
 
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