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Monday Oct 13/08
I just rode 1200 miles from coastal Oregon with no hiccups in weather that ranged from 50F to perhaps mid 60's. Upon arriving home the weather changed and the next morning I was riding in town in temperatures of only about 34F. The bike had been inside overnight so started well and warmed up quickly but after a one mile ride and a 10 minute shutdown and a restart it twice lost power when tooling around town. It did not quit it just would not increase engine revs when trying to leave a stop light. It did that twice and then did not do it again in the next few minutes before I scurried back to the underground heated parking as it was beginning to snow. Any thoughts on the possible reason for the quirk?
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Tuesday October 14/08
It appears to be a loss of grip between the throttle tube and the ISO Grip made evident by sitting outside at 33 degrees F for a time.
 

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did you check the battery connections and make sure there is water in it?
 

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Cold weather hiccup solved

Today I went into town where the bike is stored and I discovered a poor adhesive grip between the throttle 'tube' on the bars and the Kuruyakyn ISO Grips. When they are warm they grip well enough that you don't notice the slip. My theory is that by the time the bike sat outside in near freezing temperatures the grip shrank enough that it lost nearly all its connection to the 'poly' throttle tube on the bar. I have re-glued it with Shoo Goo which stays pretty sticky. The throttle tube is some sort of poly vinyl that even Shoo Goo seem to roll off of. I will know what to check for the next time it happens should I be out in the right atmospheric conditions.
 
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