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Old 07-14-2009, 04:15 PM
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Are bar ends functional in some way? I see a lot of closed end grips which made me wonder. Also, I'm missing one and would like to know if I really should replace it.
 
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Old 07-14-2009, 06:20 PM
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They protect your clip-ons in the event of a tip over and also can add weight to the end of you bars to reduce vibrations while riding...hope that helps
 
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Old 07-14-2009, 06:27 PM
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+1, closed grips are for dirt bikes.
 
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Old 07-14-2009, 08:47 PM
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Thanks for the info. It seems the part is only $15 so I suppose I'll pick one up.

While we're on this topic, can anyone recommend a good set of grips. Preferably some with alot of cushioning.
 
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Old 07-14-2009, 08:59 PM
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too many to list lol. Rizmo has some nice ones.
 
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Old 07-15-2009, 12:20 AM
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too many to list lol. Rizmo has some nice ones.
* Rizomo. Driven also has some nice new ones. Their diamond grips are cheap and decent as far as cushyness.
 
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Old 07-15-2009, 09:54 AM
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Rizoma grips and bar ends look nice...but where have you purchased them in the US?...The only site I saw looked sketchy and I would prefer actually getting my product..haha
 
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