ATLAS Throttle Lock - A Universal Motorcycle Cruise Control

Discussion in 'Vendors' started by Mud$hooter, Oct 4, 2014.

  1. Mud$hooter

    Mud$hooter Been here awhile

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    @BigDogAdventures - I'm glad to hear it is working well! Thanks for the update!
  2. sro99

    sro99 one odd owl

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    Would like to try one of these on my scooter. :evil
    It's a 2015 Honda Forza 300 with aftermarket Oxford heated grips. The cable for the grips and the throttle cables all come out the bottom. Guess I should order the top kit? Including some blurry cell phone pics for clarification...

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  3. Mud$hooter

    Mud$hooter Been here awhile

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    Hey sro99, thanks fo the pics. Can you fit 2 bank cards between the throttle housing and the heated grips? You will definitely want the Top Kit.

    David
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    sro99 one odd owl

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    Thanks David. 2 bank cards are a very tight fit. They do fit and will actually hold the throttle open. Do you think the Alas will still work for me? Does the discount code work for us Canucks?
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    Mud$hooter Been here awhile

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    You’ll need at least 1.9mm of a gap to mount the ATLAS. If you don’t have that much space then try to slide something flat (that won’t mess up your paint) between the throttle housing and the grip and try to pry the grip towards the bar end by roughly 0.5mm. Once you have the space, then we know it will work. The code will work on our website but not on the glopal (PayPal) website.

    I’ll send one to you now.
    David
  6. sro99

    sro99 one odd owl

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    So, I used a chisel and opened up the gap from 1.5 to 1.9mm then placed my order. Thanks for the help!
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  7. Mud$hooter

    Mud$hooter Been here awhile

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    That’s how it’s done, great job! We will ship your order out on Tuesday. Thanks!
    David
  8. BenzADV59

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    I would like a code for a 2012 R1200 Gsa -will order a Top mount.
    Thanks
  9. Mud$hooter

    Mud$hooter Been here awhile

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    Sounds good! I’ll send you a code right now. Thanks!

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    smoothdurban I do my own stunts

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    The bolt on mine worked itself loose and I lost it. Anyone know the bolt size and thread type?
  11. sro99

    sro99 one odd owl

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    David, mine arrived yesterday. What a beautiful piece of hardware you created! For such a delicate and tiny device it's built real strong!
    I like that it doesn't take up any grip space! You can forget that it's there until you need it and then it's one push with your thumb. The disengage button is easier to push then a cancel signal button and you can adjust the thottle with it still engaged! It's expensive, but man it's awesome!
    Pic of it installed a Honda Forza 300 scooter.
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  12. Mud$hooter

    Mud$hooter Been here awhile

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    Hey smoothdurban, sorry to hear that. You might want to put a small amount of removable thread locker on there next time. I can send you a new bolt free of charge, just PM me your shipping details and I'll send one off to you.

    -David
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    Mud$hooter Been here awhile

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    Looks great!! Thanks for the feedback! It's been a lot of work burning the candle at both ends but it's totally been worth it. Enjoy!!

    David Winters
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    smoothdurban I do my own stunts

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    David

    Thanks for the replacement bolt! I made sure to use Loctite this time.

    Cheers and have a great Day!
  15. riderbrad

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    I installed this on a 2009 G650GS. Factory heated grips. Factory hand guards and bar end weights. The install was not a simple 5 minute job. I've got it working. Kind of. Used the thickest pad. It doesn't hold for long, but it does allow me about enough time to adjust the right mirror before I slow enough to get run over from behind. Pretty expensive for what it does.
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    Mud$hooter Been here awhile

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    Good to hear. Not every bike will need thread locker on their ATLAS, but we have updated our installation instruction to include thread locker.

    -David
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    Mud$hooter Been here awhile

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    Hey riderbrad, thanks for the feedback. We haven't had any issues with your bike before. Maybe the dealer had put grease on your throttle housing/sleeve at one point, which is making the friction pad slip? Can you post a picture of the ATLAS on your bike so I could check it out? Maybe I could spot the reason for it slipping.

    Thanks!
    David
  18. riderbrad

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    Ok. Thanks! I'll try to get some photos up tomorrow.
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  20. Mud$hooter

    Mud$hooter Been here awhile

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    Thanks for the pictures!

    1) Did you mount the ATLAS inside the groove on your throttle sleeve? It looks like you did, which is what we recommend.
    2) It looks like you tightened the bolt until it bottomed out. This might be the cause of your problem. This typically means that the clamp arm wasn't ratcheted as tight as it could go, then when you ratchet it, the bolt bottoms out before it securely clamps to the throttle tube. I recommend you reinstall the unit. Just take out the bolt and pull the clamp arm off by the bolt flange. With those grips, it's easiest to pull the grip flange back towards the bar end so they are out of the way during the installation.

    Here's the steps for reinstalling:
    1) Put a little removable thread locker on the tip of the bolt threads.
    2) Place the ATLAS in the desired position on the throttle tube.
    3) Now put the Tooth from the Clamp Arm into the hidden V-cutout.
    4) Now ratchet the clamp arm down 2 clicks.
    5) Thread the bolt in with only 1 rotation.
    6) Now pull the bolt flange to the base of the bolt head. This is very important. It allows the clamp arm to ratchet properly.
    7) Now ratchet the clamp arm as tight as you can by pressing on the rear joggle. Make sure the throttle is centered within the clamp arm and the body piece.
    8) Now finish by tightening the bolt. If you over tighten it then it will hold your throttle in place around the handle bar. If this happens, then loosen the bolt an 1/8th of a turn until you have free rotation in the throttle. Now you should be all set.

    Let me know how it goes.

    David