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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-25-2011, 06:35 PM Thread Starter
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My grips are in good condition but I was thinking of leather covers. I have seen some with suede laces of different colors that can match the color of the bike. Has anyone used them or have an opinion on putting them on. Any input is appreciated.

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My grips are in good condition but I was thinking of leather covers. I have seen some with suede laces of different colors that can match the color of the bike. Has anyone used them or have an opinion on putting them on. Any input is appreciated.
It's yours but to be honest I hate em,don't like the looks of 'em and after riding my cousins VOYAGER with them on it whipping all over the place I really didn't like 'em.

A lot of guys do like 'em ,the last ones I actually owned were on a tricycle and it couldn't go fast enough to make them beat on me.

But that 's just me, others do like 'em and it's strictly up to you,I did like the leather wrap if I could have just the leather wrap on the grip ,I'd probably like that.




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Don't want the tassels just the grip covers. The strings hanging are not my bag

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Don't want the tassels just the grip covers. The strings hanging are not my bag
Have you found the covers without the tassels? Got a Link?




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i've got leather covers on my grips and i do not like them. they make the grips bigger around, which i like, however the leather is slick when i wear my leather gloves. makes me have to squeeze harder. its nice with just bare hands however.
i'd like to switch to some of the Kuryakyn ones when i get the time.

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