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I've been using one of these on my bikes since around 2004. It allows you to use constant throttle pressure with the palm of your hand without squeezing the grip, which can cause fatigue in the hand on a long ride.

Throttle Rocker – Cruise Control Assist for Motorcycles

Installation Video Demo | Throttle Rocker – Cruise Control Assist for Motorcycles


You need to replace those stock grips with a set of these. Very comfy!

JOHAR CUSH 1 STREET [9012/9013 JO1102/JO1103] - $10.98 : MotorCycleLarry.com, Wholesale Parts Factory Direct
 

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I've been using one of these on my bikes since around 2004. It allows you to use constant throttle pressure with the palm of your hand without squeezing the grip, which can cause fatigue in the hand on a long ride.

Throttle Rocker – Cruise Control Assist for Motorcycles

Installation Video Demo | Throttle Rocker – Cruise Control Assist for Motorcycles


You need to replace those stock grips with a set of these. Very comfy!

JOHAR CUSH 1 STREET [9012/9013 JO1102/JO1103] - $10.98 : MotorCycleLarry.com, Wholesale Parts Factory Direct
Did you get the narrow or wide version?
Any guess to diameter with grip puppies?
 

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What is the difference between throttle rocker and crampbuster?
Wasn't cramps first? Patent expired?
 

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The throttle rocker II doesn't have a "narrow" or "wide" version. Not sure why you need the diameter of the grip puppies? They will fit over any sport bike stock grip. All you do with the grip puppies is cut them to the length you what, spray them down on the insides with Windex, which makes them slippery and you slide them over the stock grip. Did you watch the installation video link that I posted for the Throttle Rocker? It doesn't matter about the diameter of the grip if that's what your concern is about. The thing is adjustable. The difference in the crampbuster and the throttle rocker II is obvious. It how they attach to the grip. Throttle Rocker has the throttle rocker I and II.

I have to ask? How many years have you been riding?
 

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I have to ask what's the difference between crampbuster and throttle rocker I? That would lead to my question about patents. I can see that rocker II has Velcro. I assume throttle rocker released the second version to accommodate the larger diameter grips.

If you look at the crampbuster website they have a narrow or wide version. I was asking if anyone used either or had a preference.

If you further viewed their website they have 2 versions: under 1 3/8" diameter and over 1 3/8" for cruiser grips. I was asking if anyone knew what the diameter would be with grip puppies placed over stock grips.

My grip puppies have been in place for months. WD40 works best.
2nd pair installed. As I've stated before, no one will lose a bet underestimating my mechanical capacity and ability. My tools are the shiniest in town and my magnum opus is installing slip ons.

Let's spend more time reading and understanding the questions and less time talking down to other members.

Maybe we both should have viewed the links the other member listed before commenting further.
 

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I don't have a preference to wide or narrow. I have always used the Throttle Rocker II. You should take a cloth tape measure and measure the diameter yourself. That way you have the info first hand. That's how I have figured things out for the last 38 years of riding motorcycles. First hand, hands on experience. I wasn't trying to talk down to you. Just never seen such a big fuss over grips and throttle rockers/cramp busters.
For the record I stated what I know about the products that work for me. And if they work for me I have no problem sharing my experience with them. For the record you shouldn't put WD-40 the grip puppies. Two reasons IMO, one safety, putting oil/petroleum based products on your throttle grip, how do I say this without hurting your feelings. I'll just say it, "not very smart", two, the grip puppy instructions clearly state to use quote, "INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS:/ You do not need an air compressor. Just apply soapy water to the inside of the Grip Puppies™ and slide them over your existing grips.
 

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Didn't know questions = fuss. I guess follow-up inquiries = harassment.
Didn't mean to interrogate anyone. You may be right, some press conferences could be classified as torture.

Tried soapy water on a previous bike's installation and it was a wrestling match that made my forearms look like Popeye. Another forum member recommended WD40 and it worked great. Haven't slipped off grips yet.

In your vast experience, have you ever encountered installation instructions that weren't optimal? There's more than one way to skin a cat, and sometimes the omnipotent manufacturer may not possess the best answer.

When it comes to motorcycles, I'm not very smart, I have tons to learn.
I thought that's an important reason why we have forums.
First hand experience is great and the most instructive, BUT if I can learn from someone else's mistakes, that works for me too.

No hurt feelings, just trying to keep the forum respectful and non toxic.

"Every man is my superior in that I may learn from him."
Who knows, you might even learn something from me. Maybe not motorcycle related, but stranger things have happened.

We need members with your experience. Your input is invaluable, but if it comes with condescension, it detracts from the benefit.

This is someone's take on the comparison:

"A slightly better device would be one with the shape and size of the Throttle Rocker with the clamping system of the Crampbuster. Apparently the original Throttle Rockers were exactly this but changed due to infringement on Crampbusters design. If you decide you need one of these things then the best possible approach I can think of might be the long thin Crampbuster model which you then cut down and file smooth to get something that will not interfere so much with riding when away from the highway."

Either that or try the Throttle Boss. No fuss, just options.

NinjaRocket, I honor and appreciate your service to our country. In that regard, you are a better man.

That concludes my comments on the matter.
 

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ToNY your welcome to any help that I could ever give you. I like helping people, its what I do. Like I said, I used "Windex", which is very soapy, on a previous bike quite some time ago. The grip puppies slid right on without any wrestling. I will help you the best I can to figure out the answers to your questions. Jay
 

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I have one of each. Wide crampbuster and narrow crampbuster. No real preferrance but I've been using the wide on the Ninja since I bought the bike. Either way, any crampbuster is better than no crampbuster.
 

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i use grip puppies and the throttle rocker 2 that has a velcro strap to hold it in place. i could not stand the crampbuster or original throttle rocker. constantly having to adjust them.

the throttle rocker 2 is perfect.
 

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Throttle Boss

This is Throttle Boss from Kuryakyn. It might be a happy medium between wider paddle of Crampbuster and Throttle Rocker AND the narrow model from Crampbuster. Around the same price, it's made of elastic hardened rubber that is stretched around the throttle. As was stated earlier, at this price point, it doesn't hurt to have a few around (crampbuster, throttle rocker and throttle boss).
 
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