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 Post subject: Grips
PostPosted: Wed Aug 07, 2013 8:10 pm 
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Hi

Can anyone recommend some large diameter, lock on grips. I have rather large hands and I am finding they are going numb with my current ones.

Thanks

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 Post subject: Re: Grips
PostPosted: Wed Aug 07, 2013 8:52 pm 
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Location: by the seaside, poland
specialized enduro XL are quite big and comfortable.


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 Post subject: Re: Grips
PostPosted: Wed Aug 07, 2013 9:24 pm 
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Superstar do a large one called Excel too.

Regards


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 Post subject: Re: Grips
PostPosted: Wed Aug 07, 2013 9:50 pm 
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I have big hands so I have these...

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Northshore-Li ... 43be377a1a

...in red on my latest build, but they also do these now

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Lizard-Skins- ... 53fbe4975e

Which seem to be a Mk 2 version?

I prefer the ones I have 8)


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 Post subject: Re: Grips
PostPosted: Wed Aug 07, 2013 9:56 pm 
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thanks guys - a few options there to play with! :D


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 Post subject: Re: Grips
PostPosted: Thu Aug 08, 2013 3:57 pm 
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Sunlines are fat & comfy... but they may pinch your bars a little if you overtighten them :oops:


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 Post subject: Re: Grips
PostPosted: Mon Aug 12, 2013 1:33 pm 
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Why use lock-on's.....? Try these 'Extra Chunky'

http://esigrips.com/Silicone_Grips_Shock_Absorbing.htm


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 Post subject: Re: Grips
PostPosted: Mon Aug 12, 2013 1:36 pm 
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stumpjumper1990 wrote:
Why use lock-on's.....? Try these 'Extra Chunky'

http://esigrips.com/Silicone_Grips_Shock_Absorbing.htm


are they as effective as they say?


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 Post subject: Re: Grips
PostPosted: Mon Aug 12, 2013 1:47 pm 
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I have these and love them! These are the 'normal' chunky's....

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 Post subject: Re: Grips
PostPosted: Mon Aug 12, 2013 11:35 pm 
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I use a pair of these Blackspire Epic grips and they are bloody good - best I've ever used I reckon.

http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/blac ... -prod44783


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