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Pedros Bobke Prayer Sticks Grips Grip

4/5 (32 Reviews)
MSRP : $5.00


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Pedro's Bobke Prayer Sticks Grips


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Daryll Peloquin a Cross Country Rider from Toronto

Date Reviewed: April 15, 2006

Strengths:    Grippy Thin. solid when wet
wear well as they sacrific little pices of themselves
for control





Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
for the last ten years these are the only grips Ive used and there awsome, hairspray will melt them from the inside out in about a week, follow the instructions on the package and they will last the season. Like tires leaving rubber on the rocks these grips leave rubber on your hands this is a good thing a set a year is well worth the confidance they inspire!!

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Favorite Trail:   The Don

Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $10.00

Purchased At:   a store

Similar Products Used:   kona / specialized stock

Bike Setup:   better than stock

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Russ a Weekend Warrior from Kanab Utah

Date Reviewed: July 26, 2004

Strengths:    Cool factor, not too sqishy, not to hard, just right.

Bottom Line:   
This is a great all around grip. It is just the right firmness for me on my no suspension single speed bike. It also looks good. I like the way the grip floats in my hands when I loosen my grip going down hill. I feel like I can grab tighter when I need to and the grip will "grip" when I ask it to, but also it can float when I want to stop beating my arms.

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Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $9.00

Similar Products Used:   Cheep foam, Salsa grips

Bike Setup:   Bianchi Grizly lugged steel frame, single speed converted, paul ss hubs, Thompson post, Brooks leather saddle, rest junk parts.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Dan a Racer from Vancouver

Date Reviewed: May 14, 2004

Strengths:    I've had one pair for several years of hard use and they're still grippy and thin. I'm surprised at the "wearing out" comments below: who knows? Poor installation? Bad rubber batch? Mine are good :)

Bottom Line:   
If you prefer a thin, sticky grip you should like these. I love 'em.

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Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $10.00

Purchased At:   lbs

Bike Setup:   excessive

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:1
Submitted by El ray a Cross Country Rider from the midwest

Date Reviewed: May 2, 2004

Strengths:    thin. cushion well - no numb hands. good grab.

Weaknesses:    durability

Bottom Line:   
these grips tore within 10 rides...they are amazingly great grips while they last, but laying down $10 for a set of grips that last 10 rides is absurd. Buy lock-on grips - they don't break down or slip and are a piece of cake to swap components with. Don't waste your money with these. But man, they did feel awfully good though...........

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $9.00

Purchased At:   pricepoint

Similar Products Used:   ODI lockjaw's, syntace lock-ons, ritchey grips, dozens of others


Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by darkmatter from Omaha

Date Reviewed: April 4, 2004

Strengths:    soft

Weaknesses:    They started falling apart within 2 weeks! Terrible grips! Don't waste your cash!

Bottom Line:   
Don't listen to any other reviews. These things are trash! I can't believe that any half way serious mountain biker would give these things a good rating. They must all be Pedros employees or something. These things fell apart so fast it was ridiculous.

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month


Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:4
Submitted by XC Ryder a Racer from Sask, Canada

Date Reviewed: July 8, 2003

Strengths:    Cheap !! Soft and good grip.

Weaknesses:    Cheap !! To thin and to short.

Bottom Line:   
Cheap!! I'm 5'10' and my hand completely covers the grip. They are very thin. Feels like your holding onto the bare bar. Much prefer the ODI lock on. They are longer and thicker, offering much more to put your hand on. The Pedros are ok if you have small hands and don't ride very hard. If your race oriented I would look for something like the ODI offering a more substancial grip.

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $10.00

Purchased At:   Western Cycle

Similar Products Used:   ODI lock on Grips

Bike Setup:   Kona hardtail, stripped and ripped

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Eric a Weekend Warrior from Modesto, Ca

Date Reviewed: May 23, 2002

Strengths:    It's grippy.

Weaknesses:    Flimsy material, started falling apart on my third ride.

Bottom Line:   
Don't waste your money on these. I tried it because Mountain Bike/Action, one of the two, recommended it. Sometimes you can't take these magazines word for gospel like how I sometimes do. I bought WTBs and they are GREAT!!! Endoed off my bike with the WTBs and the end cap actually saved my handlebar as I have a carbon riser.

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Favorite Trail:   Mix

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $7.00

Purchased At:   lbs

Similar Products Used:   WTB

Bike Setup:   Trek 4500 Full XT/XTR, XT Discs

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by John a Cross Country Rider from Apple Valley, MN

Date Reviewed: August 10, 2001

Strengths:    Cool looking, great grip

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
I love these grips. The grips that came with my bike were squishy and did not stay in place. These Pedro's grips are rock solid and provide maximum grip. Plus they are cool.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $2.00

Purchased At:   Penn Cycle

Similar Products Used:   WTB Grips

Bike Setup:   Fisher 01 Mt Tam

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Calvin a Cross Country Rider from Destin, FL

Date Reviewed: October 30, 2000

Strengths:    Soft and look pretty cool.

Weaknesses:    Too thin and not wide enough.

Bottom Line:   
I like the way the grips looked and they were cheap so I picked them up from my LBS. I am now suprised to see so many positive reviews about these grips. If you have small hands and like thin grips than they may work for you. I'm an average sized guy (5'10" & 160 lbs) but the grips are way too small. I had to move my rapid shifters over about half an inch so I could shift. They feel ok but I like grips that leave a little more room. I had a set of Moabs on my last bike and plan to go back to them.

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $6.00

Similar Products Used:   Lizard Skin Moab (I will go back to these), stock junk

Bike Setup:   Trek 8000, SID XC, Rolf wheels, Avid brakes, Time ATAC Carbon pedals, etc...

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Pablo a Weekend Warrior from Columbia, MO USA

Date Reviewed: August 1, 2000

Strengths:    Bob Roll's prayer, made from recycled materials.

Weaknesses:    Wore out very fast - will end up in the recycling bin soon!

Bottom Line:   
After only about 3 months, these grips are more worn out than the 8-year-old ODI grips that they replaced! They've got good reviews before, so maybe I got a bad pair, but come on, three months? One flamer for value, cuz I can't give any less, and one for overall, same reason. I will burn more gas driving to the bike shop to get another pair of grips (not to mention the effect of the hairspray on the ozone layer from that second installation job!) than Pedros saved by making a grip out of old tires.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Similar Products Used:   ODI grips

Bike Setup:   OLD Trek 7000, XT/LX mix.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Ben a Cross Country Rider from Illinois

Date Reviewed: March 30, 2000

Strengths:    Thin, comfy, nice pattern relatively long. it had bobke's name on it!

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
This is a nice grip. It is pretty long, which is good for riders using Rapidfire (like myself), The pattern is very characteristic, and i love it alot. It may seem as the grip makes a very small difference in the function of the bike, but these grips make it more fun to ride. 5 flamin horseraddishes!

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Similar Products Used:   coda nasty grips...


Overall Rating:5
Submitted by Liquid Man a Weekend Warrior from Aberdeen, MD

Date Reviewed: October 31, 1999

Strengths:    
Sticky
Don't Slip
Look Cool!


Weaknesses:    
None Yet


Bottom Line:   
Guaranteed not to slip when you are using these puppies! They hold so good that they actually leave impressions in my hand after a ride! And besides the fact that they work great, they look great too with their knobby design and the psycho biker head logo!

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Duration Product Used:   
less than 1 month

Similar Products Used:   
Mongoose


Bike Setup:   
Mongoose D-60R (Work in progress...)

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by Matt a Cross-Country Rider from DC

Date Reviewed: August 13, 1999

Strengths:    
Grippy, thin, look cool


Weaknesses:    
Uhhhhh. . . .


Bottom Line:   
I never realized just how much grip you have on these until the first time I tried to take them off. Tore up my hands. There's nothing I'd rather hang onto my handlebars with! I've actually found myself using my old Prayer Stix on things like flashlight handles. These are not a cushy comfy grip, but they kick all sorts of @$$.

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Favorite Trail:   
Mass Ave During Rush Hour

Duration Product Used:   
more than 3 years

Similar Products Used:   
too numerous to name


Bike Setup:   
Stumpy M2/ Mag 21

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by GAvin a Weekend Warrior from Gilbertsville NY

Date Reviewed: May 1, 1999

Strengths:    
they work great with or with-out gloves


Weaknesses:    
slip a bit but i fixed that with some hairspray


Bottom Line:   
Great grip great price buy it

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Favorite Trail:   
My Trail

Duration Product Used:   
less than 1 month

Similar Products Used:   
oury grips


Bike Setup:   
flat bar XT set-up bar-endds

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by jamie a Racer from nova scotia

Date Reviewed: April 27, 1999

Strengths:    
thin and grippy Looks ferice in orange


Weaknesses:    
none


Bottom Line:   
good grips I like them. not as soft as my ati though.

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Favorite Trail:   
anything with dirt

Duration Product Used:   
less than 1 month

Similar Products Used:   
norco grips
ATI links


Bike Setup:   
norco bike with riser bar bomber z3 XT/LX

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