What MTB grips should I get?

January 25, 2020 Off By idswater

What MTB grips should I get?

Riders with smaller hands should opt for grips in the 29mm to 30mm range, while riders with larger hands should go with 32mm to 34mm grips.

What grips do XC racers use?

Rather than the rubber lock-ons we see many racers use in downhill or enduro, a good number of cross country riders use foam grips as their main contact point.

What are grips for bikes?

Grips Are for Comfort Mountain bike grips are designed to provide padding and vibration damping to keep hands comfortable, even on extremely long or bumpy rides. Hand position is also a consideration in grip design: a good grip minimizes the potential for hand cramps.

What size are mountain bike grips?

PRO’s mountain bike grips come in multiple diameters sizes with 30mm and 32mm being the most common. Riders with smaller hands or those who prefer a tighter wrap around the bars typically choose a smaller diameter while riders with larger hands opt for something bigger.

Why are lock on grips better?

For most riders, lock on grips are the better choice. They are easy to install and adjust. They don’t slip around when they get wet. The technology has been around for over 20 years now and they have proven to be incredibly reliable, durable, and easy to use.

How do I stop my MTB grips from sliding?

Wipe the bar with isopropyl alcohol. It evaporates completely and will leave dry rubber against a clean bar. If they slip and slide after more than about 24 hours left alone, the you may need to replace the grips (assuming they’re not new).

Which Ergon grip is best?

The large grip is best for riders with large hands, commuting, and city riding. We highly recommend visiting an Ergon dealer to get ‘hands on’ with the grip you are considering purchasing. Ultimately, grip size is a personal rider preference.

How do I choose handlebar grips?

Riders have different-size hands, so find a pair of grips that feel comfortable to you. Thin grips can cause riders to squeeze the grips too hard. Larger grips, on the other hand, maybe more difficult for a rider to grasp. Some riders who prefer soft grips will buy them in a larger size and wear them in.

How long should MTB grips last?

Depending on the grips, every 2-3 years.

How do I buy MTB grips?

Are lock on grips worth it?