Common on cars for decades now but still rare on bikes. Ride-by-wire throttle has made it a breeze to implement – an ECU is in charge of the throttle anyway, so it’s easy to have it keep you going at a constant speed. A useful extra on long journeys of course, but a bit moot on the day-to-day and on fast blasts. PROS –
you get to rest your right wrist so it’s totally fresh when you are having some ‘me time’ later on that night. You can freak out coachloads of OAPs by riding past them on the M6 sat on the pillion seat CONS –
riding a bike sat on the pillion seat is a six-point ‘dangerous driving’ gig these days, apparently. Sheesh! THE RECKONING?
GOOD AIDS – it has zero downsides in terms of installation, so why not?
Cruise control is genius.