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Offline Wyshbrynger

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Handlebar grips
« on: August 02, 2017, 11:25:52 am »
I need to replace the handlebar grips on my 1988 Connie. :motonoises:
First question; I see there are 2 common sizes, 7/8 and 1 inch. What size grips do I purchase?
Second question; Does anyone have any advice on which grips are most comfortable?

Thanks in advance for your help.
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Re: Handlebar grips
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2017, 11:50:47 am »
I've been using these grips from Murph for a long time.

https://www.murphskits.com/product_info.php?products_id=35

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Re: Handlebar grips
« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2017, 11:58:30 am »
Yeah I like those grips from Murph as well. Cheap enough. For awhile I had foamy grips over them to cut out the buzz.

Make sure you prep the surface well. I dont particularly like this glide n' glue junk that murph is selling right now. You might check locally for grip glue. I used some black stuff a few years ago that was very solid.
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Re: Handlebar grips
« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2017, 11:58:43 am »
The Connie has a 7/8th's handlebar. 
The grips from Murph's Kits are great.
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Re: Handlebar grips
« Reply #4 on: August 02, 2017, 12:18:32 pm »
I've been using the Pro Grip 714.  Very pleased with them and they also have grooves to safety wire them so no need for glue.

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Re: Handlebar grips
« Reply #5 on: August 02, 2017, 12:24:42 pm »
I've been using the Pro Grip 714.  Very pleased with them and they also have grooves to safety wire them so no need for glue.

Yeah that's what murph sells. He takes the cardboard out of the box...dunno why.
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Re: Handlebar grips
« Reply #6 on: August 02, 2017, 03:07:54 pm »
  Did someone mention Murphs' grips!!  :) :) I'm on my second set.  I lik'em!! Had 2 sets of foamy's but like Murphs' way better.

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Re: Handlebar grips
« Reply #7 on: August 02, 2017, 06:16:15 pm »
I like foam grips with palm relief.


BikeMaster Foam Grips - Black
Sold by: Chrome World  (via Amazon Prime)
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Re: Handlebar grips
« Reply #8 on: August 02, 2017, 10:12:35 pm »
I like foam grips with palm relief.
BikeMaster Foam Grips - Black
Sold by: Chrome World  (via Amazon Prime)
$7.30

My 454 has those, not really a fan of the shape. Connie has the Murphs grips, nice feel to them.
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Re: Handlebar grips
« Reply #9 on: August 05, 2017, 07:54:00 am »
A pair of Grip Puppies works great and help with vibration.  Easier to replace than the grips them selves, at least in my opinion.

https://www.amazon.com/Sportouring-Handlebar-Grip-Puppies-Grips/dp/B00CP9ADD8
 
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