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post #1 of 15 Old 03-23-2006, 09:50 PM Thread Starter
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Grip puppies

Does anyone know if there is a dealer in the Greater Vancouver Area selling GP's or am I going to have to order them ? Thanks in advance for any info.

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post #2 of 15 Old 05-05-2006, 05:14 PM
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Any canadian shops selling them?

ca sport touring got them for 8 usd plus8 usd for shipping.
I'd like to get rid of the 8 usd shipping charge.
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post #3 of 15 Old 05-05-2006, 11:30 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks, will check them out.

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Hey WW, I got a set of ProGrip 714s from CA ST. I haven't installed them yet but I've heard good reports. They are much larger diameter than the stockers and I think they'd probably last longer than the slip-on, Grip Puppies. Price is about the same but I'd be willing to bet that one of your local dealers could order the ProGrips in for you, saving the shipping from Cali.

http://www.casporttouring.com/store/...gory_Code=PROG

BINGO! Motovan's catalogue, lower left of the page. And they even have purple for you.

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Thanks Heavy!!

I was in the market for some Grip Puppies too... and to think I was just looking through that catalogue two nights ago!

Edit: oops... thought you meant they were selling the Grip Puppies there.. Maybe I'll give the ProGrips a try.
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Just called CA sport touring, and I was reassured that I won't charged 8usd for the shipping, since they will be mailed using regular mail.
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Cool CA Sport Touring and charges

Just called california Sport Touring and they said that they have to charge the $8.00 extra for shipping to Canada and had never heard of anything different....Soooo nobody in Canada selling them?

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post #8 of 15 Old 02-19-2009, 06:06 PM
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I used foam hand grips for ten speed bicycles. Canadian tire sell them for about 5 bucks. They slide right over your existing grips and fit nice and snug. The bonus part is the package contains enough foam grip to do your Strom 4 times. Something to keep in mind

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PXX, what is the trick to getting the Cambodian Tire grips on? I bought a pair, but they do not seem to fit at all.
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PXX, what is the trick to getting the Cambodian Tire grips on? I bought a pair, but they do not seem to fit at all.
I haven't put them on my bike, but put them on my little ultralight. I used some water/dish detergent mix to lubricate them so they slip right on.

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