Genius Fix for a Broken Throttle Cable + Video

Seth Fargher
by Seth Fargher
Sometimes all you need is some forward thinking, a little tap and some pliers

When we originally stumbled across this video, we were intrigued at the notion of seeing a YFZ450 two stroke hybrid, but after seeing it we’re actually more impressed at the contraption he’s come up with to work the throttle despite a broken throttle cable. See for yourself. We wouldn’t race in Baja on it, but in a pinch this setup would certainly get you back to the pits. recommends that ATV riders wear a helmet and other protective gear while on the machine.

Seth Fargher
Seth Fargher

Growing up in Oregon, most of Seth's involvement in the powersports world was limited to what he saw in magazines and videos. Following a brief stint in the corporate world, Seth took a flying leap (literally) and moved to California to pursue a career in freestyle motocross. Though short lived, the opportunity immersed him in the industry and is now a well-established off-road writer.

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