twist grip


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twist grip

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(Automotive Engineering) a handlebar control in the form of a ratchet-controlled rotating grip, used on some bicycles and motorcycles as a gear-change control and on motorcycles as an accelerator
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With each attempt, I took controls before 400 feet per Wing SOP and initiated the waveoff by bringing the twist grip to full-open with the collective full-down.
In "Manual" operation, the rider uses the twist grip to change the specific ratio of the NuVinci CVP.
It was the first of the Brough Superior range to feature the cradle frame derived from Bert le Vack's Brooklands racer and also an early machine to feature a twist grip throttle and dynamo lighting as standard.
Features include a twist grip throttle, easy forward-neutral-reverse shifting, CDI ignition system, shallow-water drive positions, adjustable steering friction and an aluminum propeller.
The Grifter featured a three-speed hub gear controlled by a handlebar-mounted twist grip.
COMPLETELY SAFE Twist grip lock holds each head securely in place ready for action
The WB156PS-5 includes a full PowerShift transmission with built-in twist grip gear control, auto-shift and kick-down functions.
Fast, stable and strong this beast comes complete with 5 speed Shimano twist grip gears, adjustable seat and pedal boom, mag wheels front and rear, a hi-carbon steel frame, powerful front drum brakes with V brake on the rear.
The cycle has seven gears, controlled with a twist grip on the handlebars, so has enough versatility for urban use without the complicated mechanisms needed for mountain or racing bikes.
The twist grip gear change of the Grifter was also light years ahead of the Chopper's inferior stick shift (it was interesting to note that the new-look Chopper will dispense of its so-called 'revolutionary' stick shift in favour of the Grifter-like twist-grip).
In my opinion, the defects found within the throttle assembly, in the event of lateral movement of the twist grip to the offside, caused the engine speed to rise and the motor scooter to accelerate.
According to Scroggins, other features include upward pivoting armrests that allow room for overweight customers and the cart operates through a twist grip handle.