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    throttle flipper extension thingy 2016 R1200RT

    sprained thumb and arthritus have me thinking of one of those wings (?!?) that the heel of the hand sort of rests on that make throttling less dependent soley ongrip. I have a nice one on another motorcycle of mi ne but it's brand specific (not BMW) I know there are plastic ones that slip on but i am hoping for something a little classier...more integral looking...suggestions?

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    Wrist rest? Cramp buster? Flip-a-lever?
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    thanks ...that's a start! I'll check those keywords...

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    Best ever use of a Cramp Buster:

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    I'm playing Wheres Waldo on that one Kevin
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    The cramp buster is used as a mount for a heated gear controller in the center of the handlebar. Not my bike.
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    A year or so ago at the "National" I had a conversation with a vendor about the cramp buster type devices he was selling. I told him I liked mine on some bikes and not on others. He asked why?

    So I explained my findings from experience. On some bikes with the clip on positioned for comfortable highway cruise a full roll off interfered with a good grip on the brake lever. On other bikes this was not the case. It purely depends on how many degrees of twist grip rotation there are between highway cruise in top gear and the twist grip at full off idle.

    On some bikes I really like these devices and on other bikes they are useless if you want to be able to grab a whole handful of brake.

    My all time absolute favorite throttle device is the friction screw on many Airheads and klassic K bikes. I even installed the "authority" friction screw and throttle housing on Voni's R1100RS.
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    or instead of putting on a flapper thing...just get better grips. larger diameter and more grippy. or just wrap on a beemerbuddy/grippuppy. the extra cushioning with better grips also helps with reducing vibration and impact pain on the arthritis.

    stock bmw grips are too small and are hard rubber that is slippery. i replaced all of mine.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mlytle View Post
    or instead of putting on a flapper thing...just get better grips. larger diameter and more grippy. or just wrap on a beemerbuddy/grippuppy. the extra cushioning with better grips also helps with reducing vibration and impact pain on the arthritis.

    stock bmw grips are too small and are hard rubber that is slippery. i replaced all of mine.
    The 2011 K1300S was the first BMW my wife had with small diameter grips and when her arthritis settles in her hands the little grips caused her more pain.
    At a rally someone gave her a Grip Puppy to try for a day and she said it was a big help.
    When we arrived home I ordered a set for her.
    When she bought a R1200RS Grip Puppies were added the first day.
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    Quote Originally Posted by akbeemer View Post
    The cramp buster is used as a mount for a heated gear controller in the center of the handlebar. Not my bike.
    Nice use!
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    I've used the Throttle Rocker before I got a bike with cruise control (). You can rest the palm of your hand on it to regulate speed when your fingers start giving you fits.

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    Absolutely LOVE my CrampBuster/Throttle Rocker! One of my first (and favorite) accessories....

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    Quote Originally Posted by steveon2wheels View Post
    Absolutely LOVE my CrampBuster/Throttle Rocker! One of my first (and favorite) accessories....
    Me too, sometimes. See Post #8
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    ordered the Grip Puppies. PGlaves observation that those flippers "work on some bikes" made me realize that on the bike I have that it works on, they are an integral part of the grip/throttle assemble. The cramp buster, well the fact that even THEIR literature said you can just flip it (rotate) "out of the way" kind of was an admission that it CAN get in the way. BEST use may be the handlebar heat controller mount after all

    Thanks all

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