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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 4.8 5 8 8
Why didn't I buy this sooner? Incredibly easy to fit. You don't notice it's there when you don't need it. On longer trips it reduces fatigue in your hand and allows you to stretch your upper body more easily. Simple to engage and disengage. March 9, 2015
Great product! Thist is a must have product for riding any distance. It is good quality and installs quick and easy. It is easy to operate and works well. Takes a lot of strain out of your hand and wrist trying to hold the throttle steady on the hi way. January 12, 2015
Indispensable for long rides Like most people I was hesitant to buy this product given its price tag. I decided to bite the bullet before I set off on a 3,000 mile road trip on my Tiger... Best decision I ever made. I would have been miserable without the throttle lock. It takes a little getting used to but it's very easy to use. It's a piece of cake to install and works surprisingly very well. After two straight weeks of constant use I didn't notice any wear. I can now engage/disengage it without thinking. It's very easy to adjust your speed and easy to override in an emergency. Stays out of the way when you don't need it. December 16, 2014
Great product! This is a quality piece and it works great. Easy to install as well. September 12, 2014
I Was liked I am very satisfied with this product i liked I am very satisfied with this product i liked nice product very nice September 8, 2014
Works perfectly High quality, easy to use. Looks like it was made for the bike. Pushes up against the grip and locks the throttle. Nice just to relax the wrist for awhile. August 25, 2014
Well made, works great I'm using it on a 2013 Triumph Tiger 800. It literally took 3 minutes to install. You simply take the old screw out and put this in (use a dab of loctite on the threads of the Kaoko bolt) and tighten... done. It looks great too. The knurls are for your glove material to grab from the edge of your little finger. You can roll the lock on or off. The Throttlemeister on my 94 R1100RS is smooth and sometimes I have to move my whole hand onto it to roll it on or off if that makes sense. The only reason for 4 stars instead of 5 is price. I suppose we're paying for the word KAOKO embedded into the lock. Either way it's better than any other lock I've ever used. ALl future bikes will get one if KAOKO makes it! July 5, 2014
Easy install, works well I borrowed the one from my brother's motorcycle to do an Iron Butt ride. It became very apparent that this is a must have item for those long days in the saddle. Installation is simple. It seemed a little pricey but I guess you get what you pay for because installation, fit, looks are great and it works very well. April 14, 2014
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RevZilla Store asked: Why did you choose this?
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
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