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Offline Frosties

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Handlebar Grip Replacement
« on: April 21, 2017, 07:17:45 AM »
So after a minor squeeze a couple of months back, I'm sure my handlebars got slightly bent, so I'm replacing them. I'm also doing away with the OEM heaters (another discussion) which were fitted when I had the bike. What I didn't get was the original OEM grips to put back on.

So can I just buy any old set of 7/8" grips, or should I just plumb for the originals?

Looking at this parts schematic, the throttle side grip is different to the left, but many pairs I've seen online don't look like this.



I haven't got the new bars yet, hence I haven't disassembled the current handlebar and grips to see for myself.

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Wayne


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Re: Handlebar Grip Replacement
« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2017, 10:02:17 AM »
the throttle side includes the plastic tube for the throttle cables to be mounted.

No spare rubbers have this bike specific item included.

If you need the pair i have a new one including the throttle tube here laying around but i dont know if shipping costs to the UK wont make those things expensive.

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Re: Handlebar Grip Replacement
« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2017, 10:42:11 AM »
Thanks Dan. I'm going to try the stealer first as I think the originals should have been in the box of bits I got when I picked the bike up. But if not......


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Re: Handlebar Grip Replacement
« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2017, 12:27:22 PM »
Dude i have a set of Roadie bars, would take a reasonable offer for them an in North London.

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Re: Handlebar Grip Replacement
« Reply #4 on: April 23, 2017, 07:13:48 AM »
Thanks for the offer mate. I've ordered Renthal road bars to replace my bent one and the dealer came up trumps yesterday and gave me a pair of grips they had knocking around for nought!


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