Snapped my throttle cable

…on the cb650 the other night right before a ride.

I found a used set on eBay for $27. Got them in the mail in a few days.

  • lubed them with various cleaning / greasing shit
  • cleaned the throttle sleeve and put a thin layer of grease between the sleeve and the handlebar to keep it smooth
  • made sure the mushrooms were feelin fresh
  • since I had all the tools out, I took the 450 throttle cable apart too and lubed it up, to make sure both bikes cables were feelin smooth as shit

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