Explained: Throttle bodies
Fuelling is the key to performance
Former road tester now technical journalist, who’s spent the last 16 years working as technical advisor, engine-management technician and crew-chief for numerous BSB race teams Throttle bodies have spent years trying to mimic carburettors. But it’s only in the last five years that they’ve found their niche at the heart of many performanceenhancing systems. Packed with sensors, motors and injectors they look complicated, but compared to carburettors, they’re one of the easiest parts on your bike to understand.