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Offline Trophy Tom

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Kill switch
« on: October 10, 2015, 01:32:01 pm »
Anyone ever hit the kill switch reaching for the cruise control while riding in the dark? Sure wish the controls were backlit. My Goldwing was a that's one thing I really miss
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Re: Kill switch
« Reply #1 on: October 10, 2015, 01:44:55 pm »
Nope.  When you ride as many miles as I do a year, you develop muscle memory and don't have to look to where the controls are located. 

I know them by touch.  Now, I haven't ridden the Trophy with winter gloves on yet.  We will see how that goes. 


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Re: Kill switch
« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2015, 01:49:41 pm »
I average about 30,000 miles a year    I still work full time or it would be 3 times that..   AND I STILL miss my back lit switches.. Going to install red led cover lights over hand controls
A nasty weather day riding is still better than any day working

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Re: Kill switch
« Reply #3 on: October 10, 2015, 02:55:30 pm »
No since I never use the cruise control in the dark     :017:
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Re: Kill switch
« Reply #4 on: October 10, 2015, 04:01:04 pm »
Yes I've made the mistake 3-4 times
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Re: Kill switch
« Reply #5 on: October 10, 2015, 08:29:08 pm »
Never occurred for me and I wear size 8 Held Air gloves in the summer and Triumph size small insulated winter gloves in the cold.
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Re: Kill switch
« Reply #6 on: October 10, 2015, 10:07:25 pm »
I never use the kill switch, but accidentally switched it while fueling one time. It took me an embarrassingly long time to figure out why the bike would not start.
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Re: Kill switch
« Reply #7 on: October 11, 2015, 12:16:09 am »
These are affordable and should solve your issue.
http://www.littlite.com/
I agree, back lit would be an improvement.

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