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Old 11-26-2012, 06:21 PM
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Omni Cruise is having a Cyber-Monday Special.........today only.........$35 shipped in the USA!!!!! I am not affiliated with Omni.........but I did just place an order for one.

Thanks for that heads up, I ordered one and will report back how it compares to the Go Cruise, which I've been fairly happy with.
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Old 11-26-2012, 07:20 PM
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Thanks Mark444..just ordered one.


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Old 11-26-2012, 10:30 PM
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Thanks, Mark. I just ordered one too.
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Old 11-27-2012, 12:01 AM
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Omni Cruise is having a Cyber-Monday Special.........today only.........$35 shipped in the USA!!!!! I am not affiliated with Omni.........but I did just place an order for one.
Thanks for the heads-up!

btw, is it easy to remove and take with you after parking your bike out in public?

I could see some scum-bag maybe taking it...
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Thanks for the heads-up!

btw, is it easy to remove and take with you after parking your bike out in public?

I could see some scum-bag maybe taking it...
It takes all of 5 seconds to remove it.

I keep it in a pocket and only put it on when I'm expecting to ride long stretches of highway.

It's not that noticeable on the bike. It probably wouldn't appeal to a thief.
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Old 11-28-2012, 07:57 AM
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go and omni look good and work ok i guess. but this thread is 'poor man's ", of which i am! so i took a clothes hanger, cut, trimmed and twisted and it works just like the go and omni. worked great on my last 2k mile trip. if you're really cheap, or broke,,,
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Old 12-07-2012, 09:49 PM
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I received my Omni Cruise along with some great customer service, very personal and prompt.

Very nice quality and finish. I love it.

The biggest difference for me was the thumb lever that allows you to engage and more importantly, disengage the cruise more easily. Even engaging it, or scooting it up a bit is easier with the thumb and doesn't affect throttle control as much as using the index finger.

I also like that you can tighten up the grip, or loosen it easily with the thumb screw depending on how it feels and slides.

My only gripe with the Go Cruise was that disengaging it was awkward. You had to either roll off the throttle, which maybe wasn't an option in the situation, or clutch in, roll off throttle, roll back on, clutch out which is also a hassle.

The thumb lever on the Omni Cruise makes it easier and safer to use.

I give it

It clears my BarkBusters just fine and works with some aftermarket levers. I did not need the silicone band that came with it as my ProGrips are a very similar texture.

http://www.omni-cruise.com/

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Glad you like the Omni. The guy just quit his day job so I guess we're not alone!
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I either use a GoCruise or a CrampBuster, depending on the position of the stars. They both do their job quite OK.
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I am a big fan of my $3 Menard's clamp
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