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PostPosted: Thu Oct 18, 2012 7:20 pm 
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Really want to get a pair of lock on grips (to save all the washing up liquid and colourful language) but using grip shift, i ofc don't have enough bar space. Just asking to see what my options might be?

Do they make shorter versions?

Could I perhaps shorten the inside end of a single clamp one? ...I have a pipe cutter

Any help / advice would be gratefully appreciated :wink:


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 18, 2012 7:49 pm 
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It's not much help, but I'm sure I saw grip shift compatibile lock ons on the chain reaction website.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 18, 2012 8:11 pm 
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these?

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 18, 2012 8:37 pm 
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Yep, couple brands available.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 18, 2012 10:43 pm 
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or just cut them . lock on are just a long plastic tube . I have cut mine to the length i wanted .


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 18, 2012 11:02 pm 
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Cutting them works fine.


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PostPosted: Thu Oct 18, 2012 11:03 pm 
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I cut some once and then the lip that the collar sits on didnt fit properly and the grips had play. I threw them out.


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PostPosted: Fri Oct 19, 2012 12:15 am 
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cchris2lou wrote:
or just cut them . lock on are just a long plastic tube . I have cut mine to the length i wanted .

...I thought they were made of some alloy or other :?


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 20, 2012 10:40 am 
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I've done both cutting and proper short grips.

The feeling of a lock-ring between the rotating Gripshift and fixed grip is an acquired taste, I don't care much for it. Cutting works fine but looks less tidy.

Here on my Rohloff Heckler
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Enjoy!!


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 20, 2012 2:23 pm 
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are they all made of plastic underneath the grip?


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