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Onza Grips Grip

4.15/5 (20 Reviews)
MSRP : $8.00


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Onza Grips


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by bill from muscatine, ia, usa

Date Reviewed: October 4, 2006

Strengths:    durable, good wet

Weaknesses:    can slip on bar

Bottom Line:   
these grips have been used on two bike and many incarnations of those bikes and are still my favorite. work well for racing, in dirt, rain or even just a road ride when needed. have used them since sometime in the 90's and have not been replaced even when replacing bars or other parts.

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Favorite Trail:   sugarbottom, iowa city, ia

Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $8.00

Similar Products Used:   various grips on other bikes

Bike Setup:   classic specialized stumpjumper comp and schwinn homegrown limited

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Peik a Downhiller from Helsinki Finland

Date Reviewed: September 28, 2003

Strengths:    none!! or maybe, they are easy to put on

Weaknesses:    hard, bag grip, weak bar end plugs,

Bottom Line:   
Really crappy grips, my hands are really sore, feels like i have really bad reumathism in my fingers. The grips are to hard, that makes u press the bar thiger with ur finers, and on a bumpy trail it makes your hand really fuc... up!!
i think i have to invest in softer grips...

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Favorite Trail:   Kalpis

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $5.00

Purchased At:   Foxcomp

Similar Products Used:   ame tristan

Bike Setup:   Univega Ds-922, Bomber Z.1 dop off 03

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Kimbus a Weekend Warrior from Finland

Date Reviewed: April 13, 2003

Strengths:    Cheap, grip, looks good, black!

Weaknesses:    Really hard to get on and off the bar. Wearing.

Bottom Line:   
These are cheap, have superior grip, they feel nice, soft. With such a low price, they are the BEST!

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Favorite Trail:   As long as it goes down....

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $6.00

Purchased At:   Foxcomp

Similar Products Used:   WTB & Clash Ohlson (cheap!)

Bike Setup:   Raleigh m80, almost stock

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:2
Submitted by jungle rider a Cross Country Rider from colombia

Date Reviewed: June 14, 2002

Strengths:    Sticky, good size and cool graphics.

Weaknesses:    Fast wear, constantly slips in the handlebar.

Bottom Line:   
This review is for the Porcipaws.
From the moment I tried to fit them in the handlebar, they started to wear down like a rubber eraser. Most of the graphics were gone. But the grips are still sticky as the first time. So grippy in my hands that I constantly move them in my handlebar. Will keep them until they completely wear down, which I think will be soon. Next time I will try Oury grips or something with ODI lock jaws.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $6.00

Purchased At:   LBS

Similar Products Used:   Schwinn OE grips

Bike Setup:   Schwinn Mesa GSX with all aftermarket components.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Guy a Weekend Warrior from Michigan

Date Reviewed: August 2, 2000

Strengths:    Porc Chops: great grip with or without gloves, choice of colors, look cool

Weaknesses:    Could be a little thicker

Bottom Line:   
Man, your hands just melt into these grips. Very soft with great grip. I'm not sure how long these will last, having the soft compound, but who really cares? At 6 or 7 dollars a pair, replacing them after 3 months or so is no big deal.
4 chilies for questionable durability, 5 for value. Try a pair today!!

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Favorite Trail:   dark

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Similar Products Used:   cheap stock grips, Specialized s-works

Bike Setup:   handlebar in the front

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by Adam a Cross-Country Rider from Chapel Hill/Asheville NC

Date Reviewed: November 14, 1999

Strengths:    
firm
sticky
colors
Porcupines!!


Weaknesses:    
none so far


Bottom Line:   
I have the Porc Chops. These grips work just fine in performance, like many others around. However, what truly sets them apart are the porcupines molded into the grip. Get the red ones. I admit it is mostly an inside joke about porcupines, but come on, how cool is it to have them on your bars? Go buy a pair or two.

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Duration Product Used:   
6 months

Similar Products Used:   
stock Schwinn grips


Bike Setup:   
Schwinn Moab 1
Judy XC

Overall Rating:4
Submitted by Alex a Weekend Warrior from Ottawa ON

Date Reviewed: June 16, 1999

Strengths:    
LIKE A GLOVE
nice and cozy
looks snazy


Weaknesses:    
staying on the bar can be quite a pain
stays on with hairspray


Bottom Line:   
Pretty good stuff.

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Favorite Trail:   
roof of some dentists car

Duration Product Used:   
6 months

Similar Products Used:   
S-works (trash)
Coda (to lumpy)


Bike Setup:   
Specialized RockHopper Comp FS
w/ XTR

Overall Rating:2
Submitted by Mikko Mellin a Weekend Warrior from Finland

Date Reviewed: May 26, 1999

Strengths:    
None really


Weaknesses:    
doesn`t stick to the bar at its own,needs hairspray or similar!


Bottom Line:   
Quite crap,needs allways when i wash my bike a hairspray lubrication to stick in the bar!Wears fast when compared to ATI tomac grips and have definetly a too large diameter.These two chilies are from the price because they are not really that exspensive in my country :)

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Duration Product Used:   
1 Year

Similar Products Used:   
ATI tomac,Answer logos,Gripshift logos + other none good ones!


Bike Setup:   
Setup doesn`t effect to this product.

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by Patrick Wullaert a Cross-Country Rider from De Klinge, Belgium

Date Reviewed: May 6, 1999

Bottom Line:   
The Onza Ules provide good grip whether wearing gloves or riding bare-handed (which I don't recommend :) ). They look and feel good too, and don't slip much. Five chillies !I didn't like the Onza Porcipaw grips very much because after long rides my hands started to hurt, even when riding with gloves (but then again I guess I may have fragile hands :-)) ). Onza Ules are much better for me, although the Porcipaws do their thing ! Two chillies for those.

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Favorite Trail:   
La Roche, Belgium

Duration Product Used:   
2 Years

Similar Products Used:   
Ritchey, Kona


Bike Setup:   
Kona King Kikapu w/ Magura brakes

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by Tom a Cross-Country Rider from Plymouth

Date Reviewed: April 16, 1999

Strengths:    
These grips are soooo grippy. It feels as if my hands were created just to fit them. Soft and sticky compound keeps them on the bars really well, plus they are comfortable with or without gloves, unlike many grips on the market today. It's true what they say Ribbed for extra sensation!


Weaknesses:    
Possible concerns about durability, but I've had no problems


Bottom Line:   
Buy these immediatly!

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Favorite Trail:   
Princetown to Burrator

Duration Product Used:   
less than 1 month

Similar Products Used:   
Univega sandard issue gel


Bike Setup:   
Univega 506 ridgid (Vive la revolution against sus. forks!), LX + XT, Mavic X221, Raptor / Smoke combo etc.

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by mark champness a weekend warrior from england

Date Reviewed: December 10, 1998

Bottom Line:   


best grip out there by far. Very very gripy and feel really good on your hands. if you have any problems getting them (or any other grip) to stay on your handle bar, then put a hit of paint on the bars before you put the grips on and they will stay stuck.

Overall Rating:4
Submitted by Neil Anderson a cross-country rider from UK

Date Reviewed: October 16, 1998

Bottom Line:   


Onza Porcupaws - Great grips with just the right size for my small hands. Lovely shaping stickyness. Only downside, just needs a little hairspry to stick to the bars! Work well with or without gloves, and are not too harsh on the hands like those YETI grips with the huge lettering. I can't ride those without big padded gloves! A small yet vital contribution to the sweet ride of my machine. So cheers to the guys at Onza.

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by Larry a weekend warrior from Indiana

Date Reviewed: September 25, 1998

Bottom Line:   


OnZa Porcipaws-i love these grips. have tried most. coda thin lizards are
good too, but i prefer the onZa's. especially when you consider the
$2.50 cost from Cambria (mail order) buy these. they never slip. if you
can't find these, try the porc chops. have heard good things about these
grips from friends.

Overall Rating:3
Submitted by Don a cross-country rider from Milwaukee, WI

Date Reviewed: February 9, 1998

Bottom Line:   


I owned a pair of porcipaws on a few occasions, and thought they were comfortable - but wore down to nothing incredibly quickly. Pedros BlackWalls blow these things away. To the guy who had problems with them slipping - just put them on with hairspray - they will never move again.

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by ERIK a racer from CONNEAUT LAKE, PA

Date Reviewed: January 31, 1998

Bottom Line:   


ONZA PORC CHOPS RULE. These grips work great wet, dry, w/gloves, or w/o. They come in cool colors especially the yellow. The wear is good, shock absorption is great, and overall very versatile.I do mostly free riding with lots of jumping and downhill action too.The yellow is a good color, not too pale, and the tread depth on these handles is deep!

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