Frequently Asked Questions
A cruise control is an electronic instrument which can accelerate or decelerate your motorcycle to compensate for inclines or declines in a road. Cruise controls are directly connected to your motorcycle's electrical system and speedometer. If your bike doesn't have a cruise control built into it, it will be very expensive to add one, that is, if your motorcycle is new enough to accept a cruise control.
A throttle lock, on the other hand, simply "locks" your throttle in one place, preventing the throttle housing springs from rotating the throttle back to neutral. It doesn't compensate for inclines or declines in the road and is a better aftermarket solution for 99% of motorcycles. To clarify, the ATLAS doesn't "lock" your throttle, it simply applies pressure to hold your throttle in place.Last updated:
It will be around $135 for USA consumers. Int'l pricing is still being discussed.Last updated:
The ATLAS is designed to be easily overridden while fully engaged. This means you can engage the ATLAS, adjust your speed by slightly rotating the throttle, or fully roll the throttle forward to come to a complete stop.
It only applies enough friction to overcome the throttle body's springs. It doesn't actually lock anything, it just holds it in place. So, in case of an emergency, you would grab the throttle and roll it forward, just as you would if the ATLAS wasn't engaged on your motorcycle.Last updated:
This was the main goal in developing the ATLAS. I have been to countless dealerships and motorcycle events to test the ATLAS on many motorcycles. I am in the process of building a large list of motorcycles that work perfectly with the ATLAS. This list won’t be out in time for the Kickstarter campaign.
Please watch our video explaining how it will fit on your motorcycle. Also, we offer a no risk, money back guarantee that the ATLAS will fit on your bike. So if you have any issues, you will be refunded, or you can keep the ATLAS for your next bike!Last updated:
It’s very important for us to manufacture the ATLAS in the USA. There are countless benefits, and I will list a few below.
- Quick response and turnaround from manufacturer
- Build quality will be predictable and exact
- All money stays state-side
- Machining is of the highest standards in the world because of our proximity to Boeing
- I can walk into the building and personally oversee all phases of production
- No language or time barriersLast updated:
Why, yes it does!
If you look at the photo where the ATLAS is mounted to my KTM 640, you can see I have heated grips. You can also see the ATLAS mounted to a Triumph Daytona 675 that has heated grips. (The image is at the bottom of the "Story" page.)
This is one other reason why we call the ATLAS a Universal Throttle Lock. The ATLAS mounts to your bike's throttle sleeve, not the grip. Heated grips also mount to the throttle sleeve, which means you can fit both the ATLAS and heated grips on your bike!Last updated:
The $45 goes directly to pay for shipping with insurance and tracking, and any remaining money goes towards duty, import tax and customs fees.
I would prefer Kickstarter to allow me to choose different Int'l Shipping rates for different countries, but I can only choose one shipping rate.
That means, any duty (taxes), customs fees or shipping rates need to total less than $45, from Argentina to Kazakstan. This is difficult to do.
We can not cover any customs fees, duty, import taxes or any other cost beyond the $45. It would be impossible for us to guess what every customs officer will charge for the ATLAS. If you have had issues importing new motorcycle parts into your country before, it may be easier for you to ship the ATLAS to a US address, then forward it onto you as a gift or "lightly used" part.Last updated:
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