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Old 01-18-2013, 07:20 AM   #53
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Originally Posted by longtallsally View Post
Hey Jim, I think I have you beat on the grips solution: tennis racket tape! All the wacko desert miles on mine had the grips worn out as well. It's just a set of Wilson stuff. Very grippy and made the grips much larger too. As with yours, it takes a little longer to get them warm, but they do get warm. I think it cost me like $10 from a sporting goods store.

Definitely some cool stuff in here!
I used that on my R1200ST, same grips as the GS. It works great, and you can wrap them thicker and thinner in different parts of the grip.



The only drawback is that, depending on which grips you use, they do not last in the weather.

Jim
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