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My Hoss Dee-Lux is in need of some new grips. The stock Kona Jacksh!t grips are worn out. I like the grips, however; they tend to move so I am open to new suggestions.

I ride both XC and on the road. My shifters are the trigger type, I have average size hands and will be putting a set of bar ends on the handlebars.

Tell me what you think, use, like, love, loath, hate etc.:D If you have photo's, show me what they look like on your ride.

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I will never buy another brand of grips again. OURY Gripa are the most comfortable grips ever. You have to check them out. They are highly rated in the product reviews of this site. Good luck.
 

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Are these the lock on type? If so, does the inner lock jaw interfere with the trigger style shifters? I like to keep mine mounted close to the grip.

I noticed on the Oury's there is a ribbed surface towards the inside of the grips. Is this to re-locate the brake levers?

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I have the Oury lock on's with the Yeti pattern.
I'll never go back to non-lock ons again.
 

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The ODI lock on system has a good variety of grips, including their own (Rogue is my favorite) and Oury (another favorite), as well as other brands. Very easy to change grips with this system, too, to help you find that perfect grip. Plus they never slip no matter what the weather (at least I haven't been able to do it yet).
 

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I like the Grab-on foam grips

they are comfy, somewhat light and if you can manage to keep them long enough they become hard, almost like rubber. My hands never slip, the grips never slip, I have had only one crack on me, but that is because I clipped a tree with it pretty hard.

Installation is simple... alcohol and an air compressor to dry it up
 

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I did it!

Ordered a set of lock on Oury's in black with black clamps. I figured if I don't like them it will be real easy to try a different set (Rouges, Yetti's, Lizard Skins, etc).

Thanks guys........I'm sold.:D

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You won't be disappointed!!
Oury make the grips that i like the best and the lock-on version makes them that much better.
Just take into account that they may feel a bit wierd at first because they are kind of chunky, but once you get used to it you will be hooked! They absorb alot of vibrations that a grip like the ODI Intense lock-on won't absorb because it's so thin.
And a tip, don't go crazy over tightening the hex-bolts!!!!
 

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Bikinfoolferlife said:
The ODI lock on system has a good variety of grips, including their own (Rogue is my favorite) and Oury (another favorite), as well as other brands. Very easy to change grips with this system, too, to help you find that perfect grip. Plus they never slip no matter what the weather (at least I haven't been able to do it yet).
yeah and they don't spin either
 

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Now I can't wait.....

Hopefully they should be here before the weekend.....I'm keeping my fingers crossed. :D

Went out for a night ride last night and all I could think about was the new grips and getting rid of my old slipping and spinning ones.

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Jdub

My LBS had those Pedros in stock....I almost purchased them, however; most people with CTS (like me) seem to prefer the Oury's.

My LBS also had the Oury's in stock, but at $40 with the lock rings??????????? Plus they only had them with the silver and I wanted black. So, I ordered a set online.

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Well, the Oury's came in today and I just had to put them on (1130pm).

Took them for a short ride around the block......I am in love!!!!!!

I could not believe how easy they are to install.......and no twist or slipping.

Thanks again for the suggestions.

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I have the LIZARD SKIN LOCK-ON "northshore" style grips I picked up in the clearance bin at superBLO for $9.99, they were missing the DVD that they include in the packaging, BFD!!!

I love these grips, I also have the MOAB style LIZARD SKIN LOCK-ONS, they feel a little smaller in diameter compared to the "northshore" style ones, but both are great. I will never use a non lock-on style grip again!
 

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Just get the Ourys and be happy.

MTB-5O said:
My Hoss Dee-Lux is in need of some new grips. The stock Kona Jacksh!t grips are worn out. I like the grips, however; they tend to move so I am open to new suggestions.

I ride both XC and on the road. My shifters are the trigger type, I have average size hands and will be putting a set of bar ends on the handlebars.

Tell me what you think, use, like, love, loath, hate etc.:D If you have photo's, show me what they look like on your ride.

thanks
Gordi
There's no reason to bother with anything less. And all the rest are less.

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I was looking at the cheap WTB Dual Compound grips... but you guys convinced me to get the Oury Lock-On! =)

Spent a while at the bike shop comparing the Rogue and Oury. Looked like the Rogue might be more grippy with the design of the knobs and the Oury could be slippery since it has smooth chunky knobs thought the Oury knobs felt thicker which could be more comfortable.

I haven't put the new Ourys on yet. Decided to give my stock grips a last ride before replacing them so I can better tell the difference. Will report back tomorrow or the next day. =) But I think the Oury's will feel great!


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Get The Oury's

I rode this morning approximately 10 miles of mixed XC & 6 miles on the road and the Oury's rock!!!!!!

I have CTS in both hands and have to shake them out occasionally while I ride. Well, today I noticed a BIG difference with my CTS. Hardly noticed it at all!

I like them so much, I just ordered a second pair of Oury's to put on my patrol bicycle for work.

As far as the Oury's being slippery, they are not. The rubber is soft enough to grip and I found them to stay grippy even when wet (rained on me for a little while).

You will not be sorry in purchasing them, plus the ODI style grips are all interchangable with the locks, so if you don't like the Oury's you could put on the Moab's, Rouge's etc.

Gordi
 
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