Kolpin Outdoors Acquires Handy Throttle

The leader in all-terrain innovation acquires Handy Throttle, available to dealers and retailers beginning February

January 2016 Powersport News

Plymouth, MN — Kolpin Outdoors has announced the acquisition of Handy Throttle, an aftermarket manufacturer of thumb throttle converters that allows riders to quickly and easily switch from a thumb throttle to a twist throttle. Handy Throttle, a privately owned company based in Mulberry, AR., rounds out Kolpin’s robust portfolio which includes but is not limited to gun boots, cabs, snow plows, Rhino grips and fuel packs.

“Handy Throttle thumb converters make the outdoor experience more enjoyable and that’s what Kolpin is all about,” said Tom Lutes, president and CEO of Kolpin Outdoors.

“This acquisition will help us better meet our consumers’ needs and continues to position Kolpin as the leader in aftermarket accessories.”

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

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