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After 8 years and 2 GLs I noticed on this last trip that I can cancel the CC by giving the throttle a negative twist...it then "pops" out of CC. I would have sworn you could not do that before. Do all GLs to that?

Wonders never cease
 

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Never heard of that but that would be nice. Guess I'll have to give it a try...

J.D.
 

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It works like that on my 08 Wing and was that way on my K12LT.
Never gave it much thought, I thought it was normal.
 

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Geez I'll have to try that today. I was unaware of that. Learned something this morning, now it is time to go play.
 

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That was the same on my K1200LT also.

My wing does it too.

Seems normal to me.
 

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All GL1800's will do that, from the first year they were introduced. Like stated in a earlier post, that's in your owners manual, with a lot of other tidbits that has been missed.
 

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All GL1800's will do that, from the first year they were introduced. Like stated in a earlier post, that's in your owners manual, with a lot of other tidbits that has been missed.
:agree: R.T.F.M.:thumbup:
 

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It is designed to do that, but I wouldn't make it a practice to do it very often. The reason might sound a little paranoid, but it works for me. The switch that does this neat feature is as cheap as the ones that go bad all the time on the levers. The more you use it, the sooner it will need replacement. Since it is mounted on the front of the throttle body, it's not much fun to change. It stays in the closed position all the time unless you push the throttle closed, so leave it alone and use the clutch lever or front brake lever. Those switches are much easier to change. :thumbup:
 

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My 1992 Yamaha Venture Royale did that, too. Only, it had a neat liitle feature where you could reverse the throttle lightly and drop 5 mph without dropping the cruise the whole way out. Then when you released the throttle, it would take you back up to speed.

YamaCruise was pretty nice and probably the only step backwards I noticed when trading up to a GW.

Well, there was a nice light and mirror in the rear truck, too.

And the CB and the radio and cassette (at that time) came with the bike.

And, it told you what gear you were in and had a battery gauge.

It was also top heavy and handled like crap and they were prone to CATCHING ON FIRE !!

Having said that, my Goldwing is AWESOME !!
 

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They all do it and all did it. It's in all of our manuals. Brake, clutch throttle will all disengage it...Though the throttle way is a bit harder.
 

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The owners manual says there are three ways to cancel the cruise control: 1) brakes, 2) clutch, and 3) negative throttle roll. I found a fourth way. Accidentally hit the kill switch! LOL!
 
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