Kolpin Outdoors Acquires Handy Throttle

Lucas Cooney
by Lucas Cooney
Kolpin adds thumb throttle converter to catalog

Kolpin Outdoors has acquired Handy Throttle, an aftermarket manufacturer of thumb throttle converters that allows riders to switch from a thumb throttle to a twist throttle.

“Handy Throttle thumb converters make the outdoor experience more enjoyable and that’s what Kolpin is all about. This acquisition will help us better meet our consumers’ needs and continues to position Kolpin as the leader in aftermarket accessories,” said Tom Lutes, president and CEO of Kolpin Outdoors.

Handy Throttle will become part of the Kolpin brand under the leadership of Tom Lutes and will be headquartered out of Plymouth, Minnesota. Handy Throttle products will be available through Kolpin starting February 2016.

Lucas Cooney
Lucas Cooney

I have been working exclusively in digital media since 1997. I started out with TSN.ca, spending nearly nine years creating and editing content on Canada's leading sports website. I left to join VerticalScope, Inc., one of the world's largest online publishers, to start a number of powersports publications. While at VerticalScope, I've helped create and oversee content for a wide variety of different publications, including ATV.com, Off-Road.com, ArcheryTalk.com, Tractor.com, RVGuide.com, and many more.

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