Bontrager Race Lite Grip

1.33/5 (3 Reviews)
Weight : 80 grams


Product Description

  • Soft outer layer
  • Full waffle design
  • Material: Dual Compound


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Reviews 1 - 3 (3 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:2
Submitted by _Lac_Man_ a Weekend Warrior from Phoenix

Date Reviewed: January 5, 2009

Strengths:    Didn't slip...

Weaknesses:    Uncomfortable

Bottom Line:   
These came on the bike, for being a stock grip, they aren't that bad. I've never kept stock gips on for more than a week, and these won't be any different, but they aren't horrible. I use gel gloves when I ride, so the only thing I really look for in grips is whether or not they grip when it's wet - and I live in AZ, so that's rare - and if they don't slip/twist. Yesterday was a day that by odd chance it did rain while I was on the trail, and I couldn't keep a solid grip without my hand slipping when I was shifting.

If they came on your bike, they are worth trying out to see if you like 'em, but if you're looking to replace your current grips, don't include these on your list.

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Favorite Trail:   SoMo - McDwll Mtn.

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Purchased At:   Came with the bike..

Bike Setup:   FuelEX

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Jarque a Weekend Warrior from Czech Republic

Date Reviewed: June 5, 2008

Strengths:    Good handlebar control

Weaknesses:    YES, THEY SUCKS!!! They´re incredibly uncomfortable. After first ride I´ve got some blisters on my hands.

Bottom Line:   
YES, THEY SUCKS!!!

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Purchased At:   stock

Bike Setup:   Trek 6000

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Chris G from Ellicott City MD

Date Reviewed: June 27, 2007

Strengths:    None

Weaknesses:    Slip off and the are slippery when your hands are wet or dry

Bottom Line:   
THEY SUCK!!!!!!!!!!!!!


DON'T BUY THEM!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Purchased At:   Came on bike

Bike Setup:   Stock

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