Are you really sure you want a twist? Had one on the race mod before, now I run the HPD billet thumb unit. Under certain riding conditions, with herking and jerking on the bars, the twist can be kinda dangerous. Just my 2c.
now your wrist will get sore! pick your poison - not trying to be a dick rocket but when i ride bike all day (with twist throttle), my wrist can become sore. if you do hard terrian riding it can be hard on your wrist. thats just my 2cents, but you know best what type of riding you do and how you would like to spent your money.
p.s. i'm not trying to be a smart ass just trying to help
thank you guys for the advice. I bought my predator 2 weeks ago and am trying to learn as much as i can. this is also my first atv.
I just thought the twist would be better now you got me thinking different
Rocket, i prefer a twist throttle. I have only been riding ATV's for about a year. up until that i was riding and racing sport bikes. I have never had a wrist problem with a twist throttle, but i have 15+ years of using one. my 250R had a twist on it when i bought it and i loved it. I just bought a predator about a month ago and it has the thumb throttle on it. I am not use to it so my thumb gets really sore and tired. I guess what i am trying to say is you will have to get use to what ever setup you choose. If you have not used a twist throttle much, you will have a tired and sore wrist after riding. Same with a thumb throttle. i personally feel that i get better throttle control from a twist.
Rocket, you'll have to go on what you prefer. During a season of harescrambles, more than once, the twist contributed to almost nasty situation of rolling on the throttle accidentally. There's lots of experience here to learn from, weigh the options and go from there. As long as you can go ride, it's all good.
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