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Im trying to install new Oury grips and none of my old tricks are working...

Anyone know a good way to slide the grips on, but also have them stick and not twist?
 

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wnikula said:
Im trying to install new Oury grips and none of my old tricks are working...

Anyone know a good way to slide the grips on, but also have them stick and not twist?
Use rubbing alcohol.
 

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Use an air compressor.

Use an air compressor. Has worked for me both to install tight grips and to remove them without destroying them.
 

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I read somewhere that Windex works well to slide them on and then when it dries, they grips will be stuck.

Normally I just use my air compressor though.
 

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forget all those chemicals and such...take a bunch of zip ties and fill your grip with them. stick the grip on the bar with the zip ties evenly spaced within the grip around the bar, push the grip on and pull the zip ties out with a plies...kapow!!! Simple, clean and instant shredification:)
 

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latedropbob said:
forget all those chemicals and such...take a bunch of zip ties and fill your grip with them. stick the grip on the bar with the zip ties evenly spaced within the grip around the bar, push the grip on and pull the zip ties out with a plies...kapow!!! Simple, clean and instant shredification:)
This guy knows his sh*t. Never heard of this one before. Will try next time I unbolt my Egron's.
So the zips are acting like little slaves and keeping the rubber away from the metal. Cewl.: thumbsup:
 

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That is a super cool idea for the Oury's!!! I normally just jam them on there with nothing, and fight, swear, sweat, grunt and hate my bike for about 10 minutes or so pulling them on! I am going to try that next time for sure
 

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I've had grips suddenly become slips with the hairspray method during a rain ride. not only will they rotate around, but they will slide right off the bar on a turn leaving you holding onto absolutely nothing but certain crash. Most bike shops are not going to charge you to borrow their airhose for a minute to blow on some new grips, and certainly not if you buy them there.
 

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i never realized so many people hadn't converted to lock-on grips.
for some reason i think that's pretty awesome.
 

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[QUOTE='size]i never realized so many people hadn't converted to lock-on grips.
for some reason i think that's pretty awesome.[/QUOTE]

It's not wet enough in AZ for all the masses to see the need for lock-on grips. Everyone should have at least one "throttle twisting" hairball decent in a rain storm to get them home. then they would "see".
 

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It's not wet enough in AZ for all the masses to see the need for lock-on grips. Everyone should have at least one "throttle twisting" hairball decent in a rain storm to get them home. then they would "see".
Tell me about it, although my "throttle twister" actually involved bolt-ons. I got a pair of those cheap Rav-x ergo grips, and somehow the bolt worked itself loose. But I agree, bolt-ons are a godsend.
 
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