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post #1 of 19 Old 04-10-2014, 03:40 PM Thread Starter
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Anybody have input on better grips for the vee?

Looking to upgrade the stock grips....saw some really nice, thick foam grips the other day....what/where to go?.....
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Any of the Rally grips, but I suggest putting some grip puppies over the stock grips......they are awesome!!!!

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+1 for grip puppies

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+1 for grip puppies. First thing I do to a new bike.

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I gave up on foam grips in the late 80's, I'd have to replace them 2x a year on average, my gloves tearing them up.

Pro Grip 714's are my go-to standard, I've put them on every bike I've owned since first trying them around 1995.


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I gave up on foam grips in the late 80's, I'd have to replace them 2x a year on average, my gloves tearing them up.

Pro Grip 714's are my go-to standard, I've put them on every bike I've owned since first trying them around 1995.
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put a puppy on the clutch side and a pro on the brake and compare. :biggrinjester:

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I gave up on foam grips in the late 80's, I'd have to replace them 2x a year on average, my gloves tearing them up.

Pro Grip 714's are my go-to standard, I've put them on every bike I've owned since first trying them around 1995.

^^ Yep I have these on both my Wee and my DR and I love them.

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I gave up on foam grips in the late 80's, I'd have to replace them 2x a year on average, my gloves tearing them up.

Pro Grip 714's are my go-to standard, I've put them on every bike I've owned since first trying them around 1995.


Yup those are in the series of grips that I recommended, but I have yet to wear out a set of "real" grip puppies. Are your gloves or hands lined with sandpaper or something? lol

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I like Johar foam grips
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