Ex­plained: Throt­tle bod­ies

Fu­elling is the key to per­for­mance

Motorcycle News (UK) - - This Week -

Bob Grey,

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.

Packed with sen­sors, throt­tle bod­ies are all about get­ting fu­elling spot on

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