Throttle return issue?
spauldingd at hotmail.com
Mon May 4 20:37:39 PDT 2009
The product I was referring to is Bike Aid by Dri-Slide. It's a graphite
based product and looks like this:
Dave in Des Moines
From: "Dave Spaulding" <spauldingd at hotmail.com>
Sent: Monday, May 04, 2009 7:46 AM
To: "Guy Ramsey" <ramsey.gc at hotmail.com>; <gpzlist at micapeak.com>
Subject: Re: Throttle return issue?
> Mine did that and it the recommendation I got was to go to a bicycle shop
> and get a bottle of this teflon-based cable lubricant. It works wonders!
> It comes in a small black bottle (maybe 6 ounces) with a metal tube
> applicator. It was 6 or 7 bucks as I recall. I can't remember the name
> of the product, but I can look tonight. All I did was open up the
> throttle housing and free the cable end enough to get the metal applicator
> in there (its almost like a needle) and squirt the stuff in there until it
> ran out near the carbs. Silky smooth.
> Dave in Des Moines
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Guy Ramsey" <ramsey.gc at hotmail.com>
> To: <gpzlist at micapeak.com>
> Sent: Sunday, May 03, 2009 11:21 PM
> Subject: Throttle return issue?
> I've been having a problem with my throttle return. It tends to hang up
> for a second before returning to the idle position. I looked that the
> microfiche on bikebandit.com and couldn't figure out which spring was the
> return spring on the carbs. Anyone replace this before and have a part
> number? I suppose it's possible I'm looking in the wrong place to solve
> the problem too... Has anyone had a sticky throttle and what they did to
> fix it?
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