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Old 08-21-2009, 03:34 PM   #1
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Laugh HowTo Change Rubber Grip on Heated Grips of R1200GS

Buy 2 Rubbergrips for right Side of either 1100GS (thicker, i choose them)
or 1200GS for 7,20 EUR each.

Buy a can of Hairspray for 1,29 EUR (which i will never use again)

disasemble Protectors, peel off old rubber and make sure not to damage
the little Cables.

a good amount of hairspray on handlebar and in new rubber.

slip them on and reassemble the whole stuff.

ready. Thanks for the inspiration, it was 1.5 hrs of work and it feels great
with new, thicker grips.








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Old 08-21-2009, 05:31 PM   #2
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BTW, you shouldn't smoke while using hair spray. It's very flamable. Thanks for the pictorial.
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Old 08-21-2009, 07:30 PM   #3
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thicker grips?

Try Grip Puppies

http://www.casporttouring.com/store/...ory_Code=grips
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Old 08-21-2009, 08:25 PM   #4
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Nice french manicure.
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Old 08-21-2009, 08:57 PM   #5
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Nice french manicure.
Yea I was gonna say. You got your girl out there with a French manicure shaving the old grip off with a knife. She's a keeper.

Nice little writeup.


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Old 08-21-2009, 09:27 PM   #6
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Yea I was gonna say. You got your girl out there with a French manicure shaving the old grip off with a knife. She's a keeper.

Nice little writeup.


Funny, my wife helped me do exactly the same thing. I think women have more patience for that sort of stuff.

Nice post, BTW.
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Old 01-24-2010, 05:05 PM   #7
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Yea I was gonna say. You got your girl out there with a French manicure shaving the old grip off with a knife. She's a keeper.

Nice little writeup.

I'm glad I didn't leave a smart comment about what I thought were his nails;because unless we were drinking buddies he looks like he could squish me
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Old 08-21-2009, 09:11 PM   #8
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BTW, you shouldn't smoke while using hair spray. It's very flamable. Thanks for the pictorial.
That's the first comment!?

Sheesh at least say something about those purdy finger nails. .

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I had to get rid of the OEM grips ASAP too. They are terrible!
I went for "SUPERBIKE Grips" by ProGrip, my favorite. Have to by two packs though. They are soft and a good diameter.

Take your time removing the OEM grips, its not easy. Do not nick the wires!

This is a good mod.
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Old 01-24-2010, 05:00 PM   #9
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BTW, you shouldn't smoke while using hair spray. It's very flamable. Thanks for the pictorial.
He was smoking while using hair spray because he read your saying down the bottom.
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Nice mirrors, which brand are they? The mirror surface looks like two 'flats', instead of that wide angle curved glass stuff.


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Old 08-29-2009, 07:52 AM   #11
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Nice mirrors, which brand are they? The mirror surface looks like two 'flats', instead of that wide angle curved glass stuff.

+1 On the mirrors

Are they wider than stock. I'd like to be able to see around my fat ass and wide shoulders
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Old 08-29-2009, 02:39 PM   #12
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Wunderlich mirrors

I've seen those mirrors in the Wunderlich catalog, have no idea if they make them or not.
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Old 08-29-2009, 03:55 PM   #13
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I've seen those mirrors in the Wunderlich catalog, have no idea if they make them or not.
[hijack] Thanks for the lead. They are made by Master View, http://www.mfw-wolf.de/en/products/m...rs/master-view
Wunderlich and Twisted Throttle sell them http://www.twistedthrottle.com/trade/productview/5056 [/hijack]


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Old 08-30-2009, 02:50 PM   #14
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[hijack] Thanks for the lead. They are made by Master View, http://www.mfw-wolf.de/en/products/m...rs/master-view
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yes, these are mine. i've choosen the middle arm length and all black. the view
is better, wider and the vibration starts just at 140 km/h, the originals were
unviewable at 100 km/h. YMMV.

i have had them on the 650 gs and then on both of my 1200gs. just another
screw and spacer needed (which was included).
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Old 08-25-2009, 09:22 PM   #15
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Why use two right side grips? What's the difference between the left and right grips? I checked, left and right do have different part #'s.

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