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View Poll Results: VistaCruise or Throttlemeister ST1300
VistaCruise 9 50.00%
Throttlemeister 9 50.00%
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Old December 1st, 2012   #11
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I always thought Throttlemeister provided a left bar end that matched the right in the style bought.

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As usual, you are correct. But every Throttlemeister I ever saw was in Stainless Steel. They stand out and do not match the bike well. Just my opinion and the cosmetic aspect is not important to some.

Rick 77 was kind enough to post this pic of the Kaoko for me which led to my purchase decision. I will hope it comes out OK here if I repost it.

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Old December 1st, 2012   #12
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I have had a Vista Cruise on my last four bikes and I keep my bikes a long time. They work great stay in adjustment a long time, are almost invisible and only $25. The only problem I have ever had was after I installed the Throttle Tamer on my ST13 wth it's alloy tube. Not as much friction as the stock nylon tube. I think the Vista Cruise does it's job a lot better then the Throttle Tamer does it's job.

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Old December 1st, 2012   #13
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With the BrakeAway at $200.
Throttlemeister at $160,the heavy.
No question the Rostra with the bracket and switch at $290 is the way to go.

Nothing works better than a real Cruise Control.
Looks like the TM may limit your heated grip selection to Honda OEM.
You will need to check if the BA works with heated grips or not.
You may not want them today but you may in the future.
I had the Vista, it slips with age.
I had the Throttlemeister, no slip but it slows up even the slightest of hills and speeds down them.
I have adopted the Better Riding Thru Cruise Control theory and do not leave home without it.

Looks like I'll go with None of the Above also.

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I have the Brakeaway and heated grips-Brakeaway installed it for me and it works just fine.
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Old December 2nd, 2012   #14
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Throttlemeister in colors and bling milling now available.
http://throttlemeister.com/

I do like the looks of the Kaoko. The TM can get slippery with some types of gloves.


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I have the Brakeaway and heated grips-Brakeaway installed it for me and it works just fine.

What type heated grips?
It would be nice to have this posted somewhere that could be searched. Apparently some actually use the search function.

Breakaway works with XXXX heated grips.

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What type heated grips?
It would be nice to have this posted somewhere that could be searched. Apparently some actually use the search function.

Breakaway works with XXXX heated grips.

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An excellent post! My compliments!
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What type heated grips?

Breakaway works with XXXX heated grips.
1. Honda brand heated grips
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Honda OEM heated grips.
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What type heated grips?
It would be nice to have this posted somewhere that could be searched. Apparently some actually use the search function.

Breakaway works with XXXX heated grips.

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Brakeaway works with Symtec grip heaters installed under stock grips, with grip puppies over them.
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As I commented on another post, I've had a Vista Cruise since the summer of '04. The first farkle I added to the bike. 80,000 miles later it's still working well. I use it every time I ride.
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