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After having this bike for about a month genius me *just* realized that instead of tapping the brake to cancel the cruise control, I can just twist the throttle forward to cancel it. I had a 2013 for six years and it wouldn't surprise me if I could have done the same with that one. :oops:
 

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DOH........ I guess I'm not alone...:wink2:
 

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After having this bike for about a month genius me *just* realized that instead of tapping the brake to cancel the cruise control, I can just twist the throttle forward to cancel it. I had a 2013 for six years and it wouldn't surprise me if I could have done the same with that one. :oops:
You can also tap the upshift lever. When I come out of cruise I find that if you apply some throttle carefully while tapping the upshift lever you can transition out smoothly without even feeling it. :thumbup:
 

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I actually AGREE with your assessments.....

No argument here!!

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You can also tap the upshift lever. When I come out of cruise I find that if you apply some throttle carefully while tapping the upshift lever you can transition out smoothly without even feeling it. :thumbup:
Doh! I see several of you beat me to the +/- recommendation. That Fenry always beats me to the punch :mad:
 

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Um, don’t feel too awful bad. I will not disclose how long I have been riding Goldwings and never knew tapping anything other than the hand break lever canceled the cruise. Other techniques were brought to my attention at a recent breakfast meeting. Boy, talk about feeling stupid. :eek:4:
 

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For all "routine" cancellations, I always tap the clutch lever. And always avoided whenever possible using the throttle. Feels like the cables are being forced in the wrong direction i.e. pushing vs. pulling as designed.
 
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Throttle

For all "routine" cancellations, I always tap the clutch lever. And always avoided whenever possible using the throttle. Feels like the cables are being forced in the wrong direction i.e. pushing vs. pulling as designed.
Never knew this, and knowing this would never do it, like greyhound said.
 

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I didn't know that about turning the throttle forward, so thanks for posting.
 

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For all "routine" cancellations, I always tap the clutch lever. And always avoided whenever possible using the throttle. Feels like the cables are being forced in the wrong direction i.e. pushing vs. pulling as designed.
I too use a slight movement of the clutch lever to cancel cruise.

Regarding the throttle, there are two cables and you are always pulling one while 'pushing' the other. The second cable (the one you normally 'push') is a safety feature that allows you to force the throttle closed if it ever becomes stuck open for any reason. The 'kill switch' is another safety feature within easy reach that, for most people, is not normally used.
 

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Dont think there are cables. Throttle by wire I think.
Nope; cables. TBW not until '18.

Edit: but I now see that the OP apparently owns an '18.. I was speaking to my own experiences with my "ancient '02".
 

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Thanks, put me on the "duh" list. 3 weeks and 1400 miles, been using the brakes. I like the clutch idea better. :)
 

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Been riding the previous gen 1800 for 6 years. Always used the front brake lever to cancel the cruise, until I went riding with another winger this spring. He says "Noticed you flash the brake lights a lot. Canceling the cruise?" He suggested tapping the clutch lever so I don't make the brake light needlessly flash the drivers behind me. DOH!
 
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