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Comfortable hand grips?

mine work just fine but they're not comfortable at all.

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What are you looking for?

Most grips are "comfortable" but will not make up for bad riding posture. Just a thought.



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The vibration of the v - twin can be a killer, but I've only experienced it in my hands with a bad riding position.

Get a set of the soft gel grips and make sure you're riding right.

And a set of weighed bar ends might help too

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Also move your clip ons around until you find a neutral position for your wrists.

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You hinted at what my fix was James....my clip ons are the DK flavor with solid bars. They dampen the vibration quite nicely.



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My wrists are good. The outsides of my palms are what get sore. My clip ons are good, they're vortex triple clamps. I have sato rear sets which are wearing but great none the less. I brake pretty hard too, like as hard as I can.

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I also weigh 225

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I like the pro grip superbike ones but go through a set in the summer months as they have a small amount of gel model 719

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My wrists are good. The outsides of my palms are what get sore.
I was having that issue too. I rotated my clip ons (apex) forward to resolve the problem. Now when I apply pressure on the bars I feel it evenly across my palms and no sore spots from high pressure areas

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I was having that issue too. I rotated my clip ons (apex) forward to resolve the problem. Now when I apply pressure on the bars I feel it evenly across my palms and no sore spots from high pressure areas

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well heck, I'll give that a try. in the meantime I ordered some Harris gel grips.

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