Not exactly lock on but somewhere in between. Thin and very confortable with plastic end cup/stop with a built in expander bolt. They give some extent of multi-position and are sub 100.ERGON said:
Figures.. I just placed and order with these guys the other day for bearings....noshortcuts said:LOL! Ergon weigh more than my Salsa risers. But that is a good weight for what you get.
I don't know which lock ons are light. For one thing, the lock rings themselves have some heft already, then you are just looking for the lightest grip. Someone can probably tell you which grips are lightest. Perhaps ruffians??
You might consider giving up the lock aspect and get silicon grips that are super light (51gms), go on easy, stick to your bars like glue, and provide fantastic grip and absorption. See them here: http://www.enduroforkseals.com/id64.html
There's no problem running lock-ons with a carbon bar. I use to do it before I switched to foam grips. No looking back--I love my Titec Pork Rinds--I find them to be incredibly comfortable, and weigh something like 30 grams.RfQ said:I've just begun on this quest for weight reduction... but have been wondering if you could use a lock-on grip on a carbon bar.... or is that an oxymoron too...?
So Ergon doesn't MAKE a light lock-on grip. In fact, they would be the opposite of what the consumer is looking for here.ERGON said:It's about form and function. I'll agree with you that these grips are not the lightest on the market. But, then again, they are not supposed to be. Grip choice is like saddle choice...everyone has their own flavor. As consumers, you have a choice. Choice is an amazing thing.
I use Scott Grip Glue to achieve the same end.teamdicky said:I stopped using lock-ons when I found out about 3M 77 spray adhesive. I've run Titec and Ritchey foams with zero slipping in the worst conditions. I've never had any residue left on my bars when I go to change grips. I just give 'em a little slice and peel 'em like a banana.
Not to mention I don't like having a hard piece of metal at the outer edge of my grip. I sometimes run my hand out there, and the lock ring can be quite uncomfortable.
Is there a difference in the thickness between the two?Asahi said:Just switched my ruffiians out for ESI Chunky. I like the lock ons and ruffians are light for lock ons but the ESI are lighter and WAY more comfortable.
Thanks!!!!!Asahi said:The Ruffian and the Racers Edge are the same diameter. That said the ESI compress MUCH MUCH more than the Ruffian and I have found the Chunky to have a very similar feel once compressed but the ESI is much more comfortable.