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Titec Pork Rinds Grip

4.64/5 (11 Reviews)
Weight : 22 grams MSRP : $8.00


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Material: Ultra Light High Density Foam


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Reviews 1 - 11 (11 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by DianeWong a Cross Country Rider from Poway,CA, USA

Date Reviewed: October 23, 2010

Strengths:    light,comfortable,inexpensive

Weaknesses:    none so far

Bottom Line:   
I find them comfortable for my average sized hands.

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Favorite Trail:   all

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $8.00

Purchased At:   Jenson

Similar Products Used:   ODI and Oury lock ons

Bike Setup:   '09 Titus FTM set up as a 26lb. trail bike

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by munchi a Weekend Warrior from rock hill, sc, us

Date Reviewed: September 18, 2009

Strengths:    awesome fit on my hands, and on the bar! does not slip even when wet!

Weaknesses:    none so far

Bottom Line:   
these are some of the lightest grips i have ever used and they fit better than any grip i have tried. very comfortable to hold onto even when they get wet. if you are looking to lighten the bar on your bike and have a nice looking as well as performing grip... this is it!

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Favorite Trail:   ann springs greenway

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $8.00

Purchased At:   ebay

Similar Products Used:   wtb grips

Bike Setup:   2007 xam 2.0 jamis dual suspension mtb

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by appgap a Weekend Warrior from Green Mtn State

Date Reviewed: June 16, 2008

Strengths:    SUPER light, comfy and cheap.

Weaknesses:    None so far

Bottom Line:   
Cheap, super light. Hard to go wrong. Lose 60 grams off the bike for a few bucks.

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Favorite Trail:   my woods

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $8.00

Purchased At:   PricePoint

Similar Products Used:   WTB grips

Bike Setup:   Motobecane fantom trail

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Rick a Cross Country Rider from Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

Date Reviewed: February 27, 2008

Strengths:    These grips are light weight, last a long time, fit my medium-sized hand, and they are inexpensive.

Weaknesses:    Must cut grips on long axis to remove (Be careful not to score the handlebar!); however, grips are can be reglued along cut using contact cement (a surprise); then reinstall. No other weaknesses observed.

Bottom Line:   
I bought two pairs in 1996, one as back-up. I have not worn out the first pair yet, and I ride regularly. I wish every product worked as well as these grips.

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Favorite Trail:   Palmer Park

Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $8.00

Purchased At:   Criterium (LBS)

Similar Products Used:   Various Kraton compound grips (too slimey-feeliing for me).

Bike Setup:   Specialized Epic, Easton Monkeylite bar, Specialized Cross-country full-finger gloves.

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Scooch a Cross Country Rider from Ktown, TN, USA

Date Reviewed: January 13, 2008

Strengths:    Price, Weight (18 grams w/out end caps), Good size

Weaknesses:    Absolutely no vibration dampening! Slippery when wet. impossible to remove for bar swapping without cutting off.

Bottom Line:   
If you are a weight weenie, get them as they were only 18 grams. But thats it. I felt road buzz and everyone crack, stone, stick, etc. that is normally soaked up from every other grip. Carbon bars may help dampen vibrations. Switched to ESI's Chunky... simply awesome.

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Favorite Trail:   Haw Ridge

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $10.00

Purchased At:   EBAY

Similar Products Used:   Oury, ESI, Specialized Durangos

Bike Setup:   '02 Stumpy w/ V's, 80mm Duke, XT and XTR mix

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Alistair King a Weekend Warrior from Cambridge, England

Date Reviewed: September 23, 2005

Strengths:    Light, seem to be quite hard wearing and comfortable for someone like me with small hands.

Weaknesses:    Get very slippery in the rain if you're not wearing gloves.

Bottom Line:   
These are nice and comfortable but if you're going out in the rain make sure you've got your gloves on!

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Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $10.00

Purchased At:   wiggle.co.uk

Similar Products Used:   GT, Yeti

Bike Setup:   96 GT Pantera

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by David a Cross Country Rider from Salt Lake City Utah

Date Reviewed: July 5, 2004

Strengths:    Light, inexpensive straight forward. Nothing better for someone with small hands.

Weaknesses:    Not good with larger hands, felt very sore and made the ride way not worth the weight savings. I'm use to Oury grips.

Bottom Line:   
IMHO, if your glove size is small go for it, Medium might work for you, Large no way, or XL you might was well forget it...

Saw a 5 rating on these and that is the case if you have smaller hands but as that is not advertised or stated on the package I can not give it 5 stars..

Gave mine to a friend he has no complaints... (Size Med gloves)

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $10.00

Purchased At:   Cambria

Similar Products Used:   Oury, Grab-on mountain tech 2

Bike Setup:   Xt on Fisher frame...

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Iain Rathie a Weekend Warrior from Brisbane, QLD, Australia

Date Reviewed: May 23, 2004

Strengths:    Comfortable, not too thick, good grip, long lasting

Weaknesses:    None so far

Bottom Line:   
Great product. Did not buy them for the light weight - bought them because they came recommended as comfortable.

I have a small hand - these fit me perfectly. Diameter seems just a little less than other grips (maybe it's just a mind thing, i haven't measured them)

Recently did a two day epic - did not get any numbness in my hands.

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Favorite Trail:   poo-shooter/4.5

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $20.00

Purchased At:   LBS

Similar Products Used:   Race Face, lots of no name stuff

Bike Setup:   jekyll 800

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Klein Mantra a Cross Country Rider from miami florida

Date Reviewed: April 21, 2003

Strengths:    Light

Weaknesses:    Iunno yet

Bottom Line:   
Great grips. Very comfy. Very light. I rode them hard the other day for 3 hrs with no gloves. My hands were fine. Only a slight pain between my left thumb and pointer. But I usually get my hands all sore and blistered. I rode them today, but not for long due to a bad crash that made me stop for the day. Tomorrow I will ride them again. The only weakness I can imagine si that they might tear. I love em. I payed $13.50. I couldnt put that in the thing, cause it was to the nearest dollar.

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Favorite Trail:   you know the place, in albecurcy

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $14.00

Purchased At:   Cambria

Similar Products Used:   none. first foam grips

Bike Setup:   Stumpy comp fsr 2003 stock except these grips and a lizard skin so far.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Lighter=Better a Cross Country Rider from Holland

Date Reviewed: January 8, 2003

Strengths:    Extremely low weight. Feel good on hands

Weaknesses:    Mine slipped a little on my carbon bar. May add glue or something to stop it.

Bottom Line:   
Given the minor slipping issue with the Grips I will still rate them high. Something this low on weight, grip and feel this well should have a bad mark.

I dont think I would recommend them for bigger burly guys. You heavies out there may want to look elsewhere cause your hands may be to big and the feel might not be right.

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $9.00

Purchased At:   online

Similar Products Used:   Specialized, Yeti Hardcore (Heavy)

Bike Setup:   Custom 2003 S-Works HT 20.5 lbs @ 19"

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by bigcat a Weekend Warrior from Hawaii

Date Reviewed: March 20, 2002

Strengths:    super lightweight, high quality feel

Weaknesses:    can be hard to find.

Bottom Line:   
Being a weight weenie, there was little difference among grip selection as far as weight goes. Only a few grams of savings here and there, but basically, nothing worth getting excited over. That was until I discovered these Pork Rinds from Titec. I quickly bought a pair and realized how great they are! Weighing in at only 16g a pair, including the end caps, it actually weighs LESS than the manufacturer's claims! It's made of high density foam which feels very good on your hands. I used to get blisters forming with my old grips as I refuse to ride with gloves. Not the case with the Pork Rinds -- my hands feel great even after hours of riding!

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Similar Products Used:   all other grips


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