Yeti Cycles Hardcore Grip

4.2/5 (74 Reviews)
MSRP : $9.49


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Yeti Hardcore


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by mike_d_1583 a Racer from cincinnati, ohio

Date Reviewed: July 27, 2009

Strengths:    Easy to install, great grip. Review is for the lock-on type

Weaknesses:    Allen bolts sometimes hit hands, but no big deal, just put some electrical tape over them...

Bottom Line:   
This is an awesome grip. Paired with some thin mechanic gloves, your hands stick like glue. Put about 600 miles on a pair before needing replaced. They help absorb the impact from 2-4 jumps and large roots. Can't think of anything else to say, after all, there just grips

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Favorite Trail:   anything knarly and dangerous

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $25.00

Purchased At:   AEBike.com

Bike Setup:   09' Hardrock
Everything upgraded, and yes I mean everything

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Jay Notes a Racer from Middletown, ca

Date Reviewed: October 27, 2007

Strengths:    Very grippy, even in the wet with mud on you hands. looks awesome and tricks my friends that they are lock ons.

Weaknesses:    Slip around a little bit, but thats because i ride through rivers and mud.

Bottom Line:   
Really good grips, buy them.

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Favorite Trail:   Hard core bliss

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $12.00

Purchased At:   Bike Rack

Similar Products Used:   These are my second pair of grips. And they are far better than the stock grips that come on the giant yukon.

Bike Setup:   Everything is upgraded to high quality stuff. except i broke my rear hub this afternoon, but i have shimano deore POS rims on it. Im probably going to get a hope pro race II. only things that are stock are handle bars, stem, seat post, and rear brake cable

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Troy Donovan a Cross Country Rider from New Zealand

Date Reviewed: August 3, 2006

Strengths:    great grip, excellent feel and long life

Weaknesses:    tricky to get on (but dont move one on so no problem really)

Bottom Line:   
Man these are sweet! had them for 10 years (yep!) on a Proflex 856 that just died - the grips are still good, have kept soft and still grip. Going to buy lock-on Yeti's for my new MC San Andreas

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Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Purchased At:   irvine bike source

Similar Products Used:   usual stock stuff from the shops - all were c*&p so ordered these from USA


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Matt Stell a Cross Country Rider from Cumming, GA

Date Reviewed: May 4, 2006

Strengths:    Soft grip, looks nice

Weaknesses:    Difficult to get on until you know what you're doing...

Bottom Line:   
Very comfortable grips that are much better than stock. Couldn't get them on without soaking the grips in alcohol and then quickly sliding them on. Now there is absolutely NO twisting on the bars. Overall very comfortable, and for the price they are hard to beat. I thought about the lock-on grips which are easier to install, but I'm happy with these.

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Favorite Trail:   Central Park

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Similar Products Used:   Stock Specialized grips

Bike Setup:   Almost stock Specialized Hardrock

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Brian a Downhiller from california

Date Reviewed: April 14, 2006

Strengths:    very grippy, easy to install, so far they're awesome

Weaknesses:    none so far

Bottom Line:   
these are great grips and are a little soft, but are an extreme upgrade next to my other specialized grips that come stalk on almost all of their bikes. get the yetis!!!

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $14.00

Purchased At:   cambria bicycles

Similar Products Used:   crappy specialized grips

Bike Setup:   azonic eliminater frame, xt rear derailleur, lx rear front derailleur, lx cranks, thompson seat post, xt shifters, marzocchi MX comp w/ ETA, cane creek s2 headset, mavic 717 wheels, avid bb7's, and a lot of other good stuff

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Jon Sillito a Cross Country Rider from Manchester, UK

Date Reviewed: December 26, 2005

Strengths:    DOES NOT SLIP/ROTATE/CREEP AT ALL!!! Even when I try and move it!

Weaknesses:    Wears a little quickly.

Bottom Line:   
I ride at least a hour a day on average, usually with gloves, sometimes without, and these grips never let my hands slip. They are comfortable, and will not move a nanometer once they are on. I've had them on and off a few times too, to change/adjust brake and shifter levers, and they are a doddle to adjust. Did I mention, they will not move! They seem to be wearing, but I'm not that bothered, as you can get replacement grips minus the lock on bits for a few quidm which in my eyes is worth it for the performance! They cost a few more pennies, but these are the best grips you can get.

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Favorite Trail:   Marin Trail

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $23.00

Purchased At:   Ebay

Similar Products Used:   Schwinn grips, some crappy grips.

Bike Setup:   100mm XC bike, Deore/LX parts, 180mm Deore Hydro brakes, some nice parts.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Paul McCollough a Weekend Warrior from TN

Date Reviewed: February 13, 2005

Strengths:    soft and tacky, cushiony enough(when installed with the big logo in the right spot) that I wear unpadded bmx racing gloves with them.

Weaknesses:    wear maybe, but mine are good after a year.

Bottom Line:   
I have vever experienced a slip while using these grips, and they are extremely comfortable. Get 'em you won't regret.

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Favorite Trail:   any rocky rooty tight & twisty

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $10.00

Purchased At:   local shop

Similar Products Used:   wtb, ritchey, salsa

Bike Setup:   6061 HT spec'd up for rough xc, FSA, Thompson,

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Flyboy sky a Downhiller from altoona

Date Reviewed: December 15, 2004

Strengths:    Tackiness and softness on the paws

Weaknesses:    wear

Bottom Line:   
The best grip out there they wear out somewhat faster than others but they give you the stickiest and softness you want for narly terrain. I have had others that last longer but it is at the expense of being harder rubber making them harder on the hands. If you are looking for a set of grips that is going to perform awesome for a reasonable amount of time get this you won't go back to anything else.

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Favorite Trail:   anything steep

Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $9.00

Purchased At:   supergo

Similar Products Used:   everything out there

Bike Setup:   vp free everything best. Marzocchi 888 chris king......bla bla bla

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Nate from New Hampshire

Date Reviewed: April 7, 2004

Strengths:    STICKY!, looks awesome

Weaknesses:    None

Bottom Line:   
Buy these grips, you won't regret it! They have lots of cushion, are easy to hold on to, and look cool.

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Favorite Trail:   Ft. Rock

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $9.00

Purchased At:   Pricepoint

Bike Setup:   2004 Cannondale F300, Manitou Black Comp 120mm, Shimano M545, Kore riser bar, Kore lite stem

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by nash a Weekend Warrior from newport news, vA

Date Reviewed: April 7, 2004

Strengths:    sticky, stay in place, make your bike look hardcore w/ the lock clamps

Weaknesses:    a littl large in diameter, not for smaller hands or those with a weaker grip

Bottom Line:   
excellent grips, stay in place and that's the true matter at hand.

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Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $18.00

Purchased At:   jenson

Similar Products Used:   many

Bike Setup:   98 rockhopper w/ everything but frame/wheelset swapped out

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Charles Huchette from Canada

Date Reviewed: October 6, 2003

Strengths:    sticky, hold on the handlebar without problem, durable

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
I had those on 3 bikes, they are really great, when they get dirty use a bio degreaser or wd-40 on them it's going to make them become stick again, really durable and doesnt move on the handlebar, great grips

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Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $10.00

Purchased At:   local shops

Similar Products Used:   all kind of grips


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by A J a Cross Country Rider from Princeton, NJ USA

Date Reviewed: June 12, 2003

Strengths:    Comforty and looks

Weaknesses:    None

Bottom Line:   
Excellent grips, wouldnt use anything else. Very comfortable with no vibrations. Looks cool too!

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Favorite Trail:   any

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $12.00

Purchased At:   www.bikeworld.com

Similar Products Used:   Oury, Specialized, Lizard Skins

Bike Setup:   03 Carbon Fuel, XTR, Mavic Crossmax, etc...

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Tyler a Cross Country Rider from Dallas ,TX

Date Reviewed: April 26, 2003

Strengths:    Doesn't move once on the bar
Looks
Good grip, but maybe too soft for some


Weaknesses:    Somewhat difficult to install
Tends to get 'mushy' after a long ride
Color fades if you wear gloves


Bottom Line:   
If you are looking for a somewhat soft grip that looks cool then buy these grips. I have red, and it definately accents my bike. Take into account that these grips tend to get 'mushy' or 'squishy' after a long ride.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $15.00

Purchased At:   Rei.com

Similar Products Used:   N/A

Bike Setup:   Trek 4300 with nothing stock

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Eric a Cross Country Rider from Mountain View

Date Reviewed: January 14, 2003

Strengths:    Look cool

Weaknesses:    They last about 3 months.

Bottom Line:   
These grips were comfortable enough. They are a bit on the soft side and tend to squirm around a bit during steep climbs. Within a couple of rides they look really warn, and after a few months they looked more worn out thatn a set of grips that I've had on another bike for 5 years.

Unless you have to hace the Yeti logo on your bike, skip 'em.

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Purchased At:   12.00

Similar Products Used:   Many other grips, currently happy with WTB

Bike Setup:   XC hardtail

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Mark Harman a Cross Country Rider from Dublin,Ireland

Date Reviewed: October 17, 2002

Strengths:    Very grippy,Look cool

Weaknesses:    Wear pretty quick but I would rather have grips that wear quick than one's that work well.

Bottom Line:   
Great grips,work well in the wet,don't know why people have been complaining about these grips because3 they are the best grips i have ever used

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Favorite Trail:   Balinastoe wood

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $12.00

Purchased At:   The cycle Inn

Similar Products Used:   Bontrager,Yeti speed,giant in-house(crap),etc etc

Bike Setup:   Bh replica with full xtr,crossmax,sids + easton/x-lite finishing kit.

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