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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 12-10-2010, 12:05 AM Thread Starter
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Looking for comfortable grips

I want to replace the stock grips on my bike. Looking for something fairly soft and very comfortable. Anyone have some suggestions?

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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 12-10-2010, 12:15 AM
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THe Kuryakyn grips are the way to go... look a few posts down.
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Kuryakyn ISO grips are great, but you have to like a fat grip. I have rail grips from Pro One. I love 'em. And they don't cost as much as the Kury's. Ah, but they don't make them in 7/8". http://www.pro-one.com/802450_Grips_p/802450.htm

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x2 on the kury iso grips. i got mine last year an they are pretty comfortable. im not going to say they are perfect, but they do cut some vibration and they do fit better in your hand than the stock grips.
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I use Pro-Grip Gel Superbike grips..model 719:
http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com...-Gel-Grip.aspx

(Black/black color)

They are not too fat, the texture is a bit tacky, which means I do not have to squeeze so hard to keep the throttle open.(I can roll on the throttle with just the palm of my hand...even in the rain)
They are soft and reduce felt vibrations, but still give good feedback. And they do not cost alot.

Kury grips make me feel like I am holding someones dik. I guess some here like that ...

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post #6 of 8 (permalink) Old 01-07-2011, 01:16 AM
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Just like the stock seat, I also love the stock grips. I like them so much, that I have paid Kawasaki prices from bikebandit.com to put them on a couple of other bikes that had much more uncomfortable grips. If you want comfort on the cheap, go to Cycle Gear, and get their $5 foam grips. Very comfortable, but don't last long.

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Kury grips make me feel like I am holding someones dik. I guess some here like that ...

KM
Thanks Knife! Riding scarlet will never be the same. I guess I should call my scoot Hank!? lol
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I use Pro-Grip Gel Superbike grips..model 719:
http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com...-Gel-Grip.aspx.......
KM
Another vote for Pro Grips; lots of choices, colors, materials, very sticky and affordable. I have the Pro Grips 698XL, cost $11.


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