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Posted by roger_johnson at April 18. 2017

Hi I feel the twist grip action is too fast when accelerating out of slow corners or roundabouts, it can send you all over the country. Does anyone know of a slow action twist grip [90 degrees or or more I guess] that fits or am I just being a wimp - my days of gouging a line in the tarmac at every corner with my stand are over? Ah where did those day go.

Thanks Roger

Re: Slow Action

Posted by terry_woods at May 22. 2017

Previously roger_johnson wrote:

Hi I feel the twist grip action is too fast when accelerating out of slow corners or roundabouts, it can send you all over the country. Does anyone know of a slow action twist grip [90 degrees or or more I guess] that fits or am I just being a wimp - my days of gouging a line in the tarmac at every corner with my stand are over? Ah where did those day go.

Thanks Roger

Hi Roger 

I would be seriously impressed if you managed to grind out the side stand on a 961.

There must be something wrong if you can't accelerate smoothly out of a roundabout is there disconnection between your brain and right hand?  Terry

Re: Slow Action

Posted by mark_chapman2 at May 23. 2017

Previously roger_johnson wrote:

Hi I feel the twist grip action is too fast when accelerating out of slow corners or roundabouts, it can send you all over the country. Does anyone know of a slow action twist grip [90 degrees or or more I guess] that fits or am I just being a wimp - my days of gouging a line in the tarmac at every corner with my stand are over? Ah where did those day go.

Thanks Roger


Hi Roger I know exactly what you mean. The 961 is no R1 but even the lightest initial touch on that throttle makes the bike a touch frisky and can catch you out as you say especially out of bends. it is just a case of getting used to it.

Mark

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