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Kaoko Throttle Lock Triumph Tiger 800 / Explorer 1200 / Street Triple
  • Kaoko Throttle Lock Triumph Tiger 800 / Explorer 1200 / Street Triple - With Barkbuster VPS & Storm Handguards
  • Kaoko Throttle Lock Triumph Tiger 800 / Explorer 1200 / Street Triple - With OEM Handguards

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Kaoko Throttle Lock Triumph Tiger 800 / 800XC / Explorer 1200 / XC / Street Triple / R

The Kaoko Cruise Control is perfect for anyone looking to reduce fatigue and strain on your hand and wrist during long distance highway riding.

Each Throttle Lock consists of a simple, ingenious and robustly designed friction nut that is integrated with a special Kaoko bar end weight. The Kaoko bar end weight is closely matched in appearance and weight to the Original Equipment Manufacturer's (OEM) bar end weight.

The Friction Nut has a left-hand thread. It must be adjusted so that it makes light contact with the rubber throttle sleeve.

The Grub Screw is set to provide the necessary resistance on the friction nut. This may be adjusted periodically to take up wear.

To Engage: Twist the throttle and friction nut simultaneously with your right hand. This action tightens the nut and provides sufficient friction to set throttle to the desired position. The friction nut is designed that the rider may still open and close the throttle.

To Disengage: Roll off the throttle while gripping the friction nut. The throttle should open and snap closed freely.

Type A - For Tiger 800/XC With OEM Handguards

Type B - For all bikes With or without Barkbuster VPS & Storm Handguards


  • Easy to operate, even with heavy winter gloves
  • High quality, compact and durable design
  • Super smooth action
  • Takes less than 5 minutes to install
  • Very little maintenance is required
  • Less wear and tear on throttle cables and grips
  • Better MPG


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Fitment Notes & Exceptions

WARNING: The Kaoko™ Throttle Lock Cruise Control is an aftermarket accessory. Any misunderstood, abused or incorrectly installed motorcycle accessory is a safety hazard that could cause injury or death. It i’s the rider’’s responsibility to understand the operation and purpose for which the Kaoko™ Cruise Control is designed, namely, for cruising, only when safe to do so. At all other times the control should be disengaged. The Kaoko™ Cruise Controls are to be used only by experienced and responsible riders. 

This Product Fits:
Street Triple 2013, 2014
Street Triple R 2013, 2014
Tiger 800 2011, 2012, 2013
Tiger 800 XC 2011, 2012, 2013
Tiger Explorer 2012, 2013
Tiger Explorer XC 2012, 2013
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Kaoko Throttle Lock Triumph Tiger 800 / Explorer 1200 / Street Triple
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RevZilla Store asked: Why did you choose this?
Matt T: Decided after a long ride that this was a must have. Apr 8, 2015
Alfredo D: Necessary for long trips. Costly but effective Apr 6, 2015
Anthony M: While I prefer to stay off the Interstate, sometimes that's not possible, so on long trips this will help me keep at a constant speed while hopefully reducing arm fatigue. Feb 13, 2015
Scott T: Need manual cruise control for my 2013 Tiger 800 XC Dec 1, 2014
C S: Recommended by a friend. Works well for what it does, but does not maintain speed like true cruise-control. Jul 2, 2014
John R: I borrowed my brother's to do an Iron Butt ride and it made a huge difference in my comfort. It worked well and allowed me to remove my throttle hand from the bars for a break. Mar 26, 2014
JeanPablo R: My hand would go numb after a while and with the Kaoko I can at least rest my accelerating hand every now and then. Love this thing. Dec 9, 2013
A shopper asked: Will the type b fit my 2014 tiger 800 (Roadie) with storm barkbusters? May 4, 2015
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John H: I installed the Kaoko on my Tiger 800 with Triumph hand guards. It went on easily and quickly. I'd assume that the same would be the case with the Barkbusters but can't be sure. May 5, 2015
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Bryan M: Yes, it will. The Barkbusters replace some of the stock bar end weights. The type B Kaoko takes this change into account. May 5, 2015
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Frederick B: Yes. I mounted mine on a 2012 800 XC with Storm Barkbusters without a problem. May 7, 2015
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SCOTT S: It should… It fit my 2013 Tiger 800 XC with storm bark busters no problem. May 5, 2015
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A shopper asked: Which fitment do I need for a 2013 Triumph Street Triple R, A or B? May 30, 2015
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Jonathan P: I just installed the Kaoko fitment type B on my 2014 Street Triple yesterday and it went on without a hitch. You just simply unscrew the stock bar end weight and then screw on the Kaoko with the plastic friction washer thing. I don't think there is any difference between the '13 and '14 Striples that would make it not work for you. After I installed mine there a slight gap between the throttle grip and the friction nut, requiring me to give it a few turns to engage it, but that is fine, it makes more deliberate instead of having a chance of accidentally engaging it on city streets. Hope that helps. Jun 2, 2015
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Product Style RevZilla Item # Manufacturer Product # Availability
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