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Old 04-25-2012, 11:41 PM   #1
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thinking about going with some new grips coke bottle ones. anyone put this kind on be for ......going m50
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Old 04-26-2012, 07:21 PM   #2
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If you are talking about the barrel grips with the bulge in the center:



I will say I never liked them. The fatter grips gave me forearm pump. I personally prefer the standard diameter grips without much ribbing and such.

Personal preference is the Superbike grips:



But they're not too flashy for a cruiser or a tourer. Just functional for my kind of riding.
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Old 04-26-2012, 07:37 PM   #3
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What do you need to install them ???
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Air compressor - you start the grip on the bar or throttle tube, then blow in by the flange to balloon the grip out and push it on. I just did two sets today, one on the street tracker and another set on my KLX650. Quick and easy.
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So you don't glue them???
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Depends on the grips. The Malcom Smith Racing grips I got for the KLX say not to do any stuff on them.

I have glued them and still use the same technique. It just works. We used to blow Grab On grips (foam type) on bikes in abotu 5 minutes when I worked selling bikes at a shop. It took longer to get the stuff ready to do the grips than to put them on.

Same technique works on mountain bikes too.
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