Throttle cable broke

North

Active member
Well, that was brutal . While riding out to the Newbie / Social Dual-sport ride. My throttle cable broke between Abbotsford and Chilliwack on the back-roads. I was able to get back home to Surrey by using the choke and riding in the Bicycle lane a lot. It was better that this happened on the street and not the in the Bush. Molly rode back with me.
 

North

Active member
The cost of parts are out of this world too!

I am hoping it will not be too bad for a 610 Husky.
 
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Mad Max

New member
I used to have a DR 350 that was hard on throttle cables. I found that in a pinch you could jury-rig the pull close side of your throttle cable into the pull open side if you applied a little Hill-Billy engineering.It may work for Huskies as well or you coulda just kept yelling MUSH !
 

North

Active member
Thanks Mad, I had a lot of tools with me and wire, etc. Since it happened on the pavement, I just rode home slowly. I thought about stopping and taking it apart, but I thought it would faster to just ride home. The big thumper just lugged along in high gear at low rpm's, (2200 tops). I could have called the Wife to come and get me with a Hitch Mount Carrier, but again, I just bit the bullet.

I guess I will be ordering two of them now.
 

North

Active member
Hi,

I just got my new Throttle Cable today. I have never install one and was wondering if there are any tricks or surprises that I should know about.

Thanks

Rick
 
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