Go up a gear and it might be less jumpy??? by Brackstone » Fri Mar 14, 2008 8:41 am, #19 2-wheel enthusiasts who can agree on nothing except for entry level SV650s and lane splitting. Get it as soon as Mon, Dec 21. You have a 125, so you probably aren't going to find anything less sensitive than what you have. 3.9 out of 5 stars 6. Most … Took 10 seconds and reduced my throttle by by about a quarter. by Nibblet99 » Thu Mar 13, 2008 12:35 pm, #15 #3- The Scout throttle isn't twitchy per se, but it is sensitive. If your throttle response leaves something to be desired, we’re here to help 1. Travel isn't bumpy. by Brackstone » Fri Mar 14, 2008 11:36 am, Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited, [url=http://www.motoblag.com/blag/]Practicing the dark and forgotten art of using turn signals since '98. Adding just a little friction helped in this instance as well. Honda CG-125 1999. Unread post Attachments. Unread post It jerks. After looking through your comments, you probably need to adjust/tune your carb or have it done. by jstark47 » Wed Mar 12, 2008 4:55 pm, #11 Get cruise running and immediately start rolling throttle forward and see how touchy it is there. The cable is moving smoothly. Set the throttle cable slack WAYYYYY out. Unread post Starting out responsibly? Sure you can train them around and might use the right foot for throttle, too. Everyone agrees you should have a relaxed grip and never use the throttle to hold on to the bike. It is as loose as it can go, screw holding the cable into the handlebar is basically falling out its so loose, I havent thought about doing anything regarding the carburetor but would that be the only way? But a foot in a boot will never be to make movements as smoothly as a hand, even in a motorcycle glove. 21 Years. Is the throttle smooth? 330 Million Readers. If its carbed, modify the shape of the needle? Seems fine, just too revvy! Unread post The G2 Throttle Tamer did the job, taming the snatchy on/off "light switch" throttle. 2) The ECU is reading the signals incorrectly, and thinks that your throttle is still open when it is not. Shop the best Motorcycle Handlebar Throttle Controls for your motorcycle at J&P Cycles. 2.) It makes the throttle exactly like it should have been from the factory. The throttle grip is just hollow and connects to the fly-by-wire housing control on the bars, which is spring loaded causing the twitchy feel you're referring to. 3.5 out of 5 stars 163. $6.79 $ 6. Some bikes will only have one adjuster. Easy to apply. (a hair's width) At full throttle, you want a crack of daylight, but not contacting the throttle stop. Sometimes, if the cables are adjusted too tight, it will cause the throttle to stick a little. I have checked the throttle cable, adjusted it for free play, and even took apart the throttle on the handlebar to check for any problems. Re-attach the cables to the throttle and, hopefully, that will take care of the problem. The throttle is pretty smooth, compared to that of my dads bike which has a much less sensitive throttle. Look here ... Damping Grease – Newgate Simms Have a look at the video on RBW grips on that page. Unread post It noticeably easier to twist to full throttle without being too sensitive. An added bonus is better throttle response at higher RPMs. It could be that the ECU is going bad. Ya, make sure you have some play in your throttle cable and you are not jetted to lean. “Throttling” the throttle will lead to jerky acceleration over bumps and … Unread post Then if not any areas there looking like too touchy they more then likely is … Possible there is some binding causing the travel to be "bumpy". Motorcycle Mechanic: Richard, Motorcycle Mechanic replied 10 years ago You wouldnt want to use anything to restrict the throttle, that could be very dangerous. Just kind of liked that feeling of really twsting the wick, or you can just keep twisting the way you have and just het used to speeding tickets, ↳   Start Your Engines - Introduce Yourself, ↳   New Motorcycle Models and Rumor Mill, ↳   Local - Motorcycle Rides, Events and Rallies. I think it might be a case of retuning the carb, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the motorcycles community. by shane-o » Fri Mar 14, 2008 10:48 am, #20 KKmoon Motorcycle Cruise Control, Universal Throttle Assist,Wrist Hand Grip Lock Cramp Aluminum with Silicone Ring Protect,Throttle Grip. Arrives before Christmas. by Sev » Thu Mar 13, 2008 8:56 am, #14 It may not help a ton, but if you are having stalling issues it probably at least needs going over. Is OK with heated grips too. Unread post by shane-o » Wed Mar 12, 2008 5:53 pm, #13 Unread post by storysunfolding » Wed Mar 12, 2008 3:35 pm, #5 The throttle that should have been standard on the Multistrada...and many other bikes! or on the carbs themself,again throttle open and throttle close cables.you need to loosen the lock nut on the throttle open cable (towards the rear of bike if i recall) and slacken the nut underneith it. It snatches. by Skier » Wed Mar 12, 2008 3:36 pm, #6 You will want to start with the thickest friction pad and see if it fits between the throttle housing and the ATLAS Stopper Arm. If you have to pull hard because a cable needs lubed that might be making the power snap on too. 50. N\O 4-Pack Universal Motorcycle Throttle Grip for 7/8" Handlebar,Motorcyle Cruise Control,Motorcycle Throttle Holder,Motorcycle Cruise Assist Hand Rest Control Grips,ABS Motorcycles Accessories. At least I do. The cables can bind under the tank or in the handgrip. Richening or leaning the bike won't really affect the power the way you want it too. The inlet of the carburetor is connected to an air filter and outlet to the engine’s inlet port. here is what i got: Electraeon Fast Throttle Cam for Ducati motorcycles. My bike doesn't have a rpm dial on it so i cant accurately tell how sensitive it is but if you give the throttle the very slightest twist (couple of mm or so) the revs go really high. You can change it with a tune if it's fly by wire, otherwise, not really. How long has it been since you lubed or replaced the throttle cables? Unread post Unread post For two-adjuster models, loosen the nuts until there is plenty of slack. 1) The throttle tables in the flash were corrupted somehow, which should have been fixed with the reflash. Check the owner’s manual for your motorcycle for the exact number. if your in 1st and doing 50mph the slightest throttle imput will illicit a dramatic response, if your in 4th at 50mph you would need to ring the ti.ts off it to get the same reaction. When re-assembling, the marks must be lined-up to point to each other. [/url], Well there is the hold on tighter approach but that's the only other option, The difference in the amount of throttle needed to accelerate the 250 and my 600 is big, but it's no big deal. by Tennif Shoe » Fri Mar 14, 2008 12:27 am, #18 Unread post $9.50 $ 9. Not recomended, but it'll work. It will affect the life of the engine though. FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon. That keeps the throttle tube captive once the cover is in place. I will definitely look into adjusting the carb but there only appears to be an idle speed screw, no mixture screws? Poor full throttle operation may be a sign that the throttle cable has too much slack. #1 You would need to start with a new piece of material though, and as they would need to not narrow as fast. Most service manuals suggest checking throttle operation after each race or every 2.5 hours of operation. Is there any way to change this? by intotherain » Wed Mar 12, 2008 5:30 pm, #12 On a conventional throttle you would have a push cable & a pull cable, and you could adjust each for the ideal throttle tension. Next, tighten the deceleration adjuster (the cable that pulls the grip into the throttle-closed position) so that there is no slack when the throttle is held closed. Of course I'm generalizing from a single example here, but everyone does that. Unread post I just installed mine last night. Surely how you hold the motorcycle throttle should be simple and straightforward, but it’s not. IMG-20110712-00144.jpg. Tighten the deceleration locking nut. Sent from Motorcycle.com Free App . the throttle should have some freeplay hope that helps you bud. Go twist the throttle of other bikes at the dealer and see the difference. Setting your throttle free play is one of those simple adjustments that can make your bike feel more responsive and make it easier to ride smoothly. level 2. oscarandersonbate. Unread post by Sev » Thu Mar 13, 2008 8:18 pm, #16 Notice that the throttle tube has gear teeth at its inboard end and note the mark stamped into or next-to a tooth, and there is a corresponding stamped mark on the cam. As a result, sometimes I'd find myself making small annoying adjustments, such as on winding but not tight roads. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. If you can't adapt to the huge amounts of power you get from even a small flick of the wrist, you'll either, [url=http://img21.imageshack.us/my.php?image=ragingtux.jpg][img]http://img21.imageshack.us/img21/6403/ragingtux.th.jpg[/img][/url]. by Skier » Wed Mar 12, 2008 4:36 pm, #10 If this does not fix the problem, then something else is dragging either at the throttle body, inside the throttle grip, or one of the cables is kinked and binding internally. Unread post by Brackstone » Wed Mar 12, 2008 3:23 pm, #4 Adjust the Cable. 2004 honda rebel throttle too sensitive - Honda 2004 CMX 250 Rebel question If the screws in the throttle housing are too tight it could cause the cable to stick. Get free shipping, 4% cashback and 10% off select brands with a Gold Club membership, plus free everyday tech support on aftermarket Motorcycle Handlebar Throttle Controls & motorcycle parts. well i guess what you do to escape twitchyness, is make sure your in the right gear for the speed ie. - [url=http://www.totalmotorcycle.com/BBS/viewtopic.php?t=24730]Clicky[/url]. The Multistrada 620 The carburetor is a precise and sensitive instrument designed to meet the varying and dynamic needs of the air-gasoline mixture of the engine like at starting, idling, and at different throttle positions. Unread post Along with this generic recommendation, engine performance can also be an indicator of cable issues. 79. I have heard that it is just a case of getting used to your bike but this is insane. Unread post Unread post 51 years of Motorcycle Guides ∙ Reviews ∙ The friendliest motorcycle community on the internet! Im assuming that your saying the throttle moves very easily and is touchy to the point where you just bump the thorottle and the ATV has lots of power. Adjust your throttle (pull) cable until the carb linkage arm bottoms out on the throttle stop, then back it off about 1/16". ABS is the same deal, and now it’s mandatory in Europe: Each motorcycle’s ABS mapping is unique, and needs to be programmed to work with its center of gravity, weight distribution, and a host of other factors.” And now there are lean-sensitive ABS and IMUs to deal with, too. 3.) A sticky throttle could be caused by worn cables, lack of lubrication in the cables or the cable getting bound up somewhere in the mechanism. by storysunfolding » Wed Mar 12, 2008 3:38 pm, #8 by Brackstone » Wed Mar 12, 2008 2:37 pm, #2 It’s physical & emotional pleasure, with a layer of anxiety & adrenaline. It just revs too damn much. Motorcycle riding is a combination of exhilaration, fear, relaxation, and pleasure that changes you forever. Press J to jump to the feed. by Brackstone » Thu Mar 13, 2008 11:19 pm, #17 You may want to try lubing/adjusting your throttle cable if it seems to do a ton of power in a short range and not much power in a greater range as you twist it farther. Unread post 11% coupon applied at checkout Save 11% with coupon. It’s a slug. I agree I'll just get used to it. Or it can be caused by an issue with the carburetor or EFI. 1/4 turn throttle will not make touchy, jumpy, or too sensitive. by Brackstone » Wed Mar 12, 2008 3:41 pm, #9 Is it possible you're in too low a gear? Turn your handlebars straight while adjusting the throttle cable, and to the left, while adjusting the idle cable. Since I re-mapped, the throttle seems less sensitive. If it doesn't fit, try the next size down until you find the right size that does not make contact with the throttle housing when disengaged. Buy 2, save 4%. Also, a throttle should have a certain amount of free play, usually 2 -3mm. The right foot is often trained to be sensitive whereas the left foot is used for clutching. by Brackstone » Wed Mar 12, 2008 3:38 pm, #7 by Skier » Wed Mar 12, 2008 3:08 pm, #3 Or it's another instance of becoming acclimated to the bike Unread post You may want to try lubing/adjusting your throttle cable if it seems to do a ton of power in a short range and not much power in a greater range as you twist it farther. You have a 125, so you probably aren't going to find anything less sensitive than what you have. That's why you brake much more harshly if you brake with your left foot. It has been a long time since I had a bike that required almost a full 1/2 turn for full throttle the way it did stock. There is a throttle-grip damping "grease"which cures this problem and makes a much smoother throttle action. Both of those can give the sensation of very abrupt engine response. 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