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Old 05-28-2014, 07:38 PM   #1
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WOZZUPP with the Skinny grips

My recent post mentioned my lapse in the GS environment. So forgive my ignorance.

The grips on my 12 R1200GS Triple Black Edition are for a dwarf. I admit that I have small hands, thus such a narrow radius should suit me. However, I am even cramped with these grips.

What is this old newbie to do in order to provide a more relaxing grip and it can accommodate the heat grip issue.
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Old 05-28-2014, 07:44 PM   #2
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skinny grips mean you can use really thick gloves
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Old 05-28-2014, 07:49 PM   #3
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I had to buy thin gloves because the grips on my bike are fatties.
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Old 05-28-2014, 07:54 PM   #4
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Laugh You need...

the cure for skinny grips. http://advrider.com/forums/showthrea...highlight=grip
They work.
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Old 05-28-2014, 08:12 PM   #5
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W-Gator, I appreciate the link and your link.

As to the other "funny men," I am well aware of the jocular attitude on such a form as this. However, if you were really interested in expanding this forum's readership and knowledge, would you automatically present such comments? Personally, I would not. I would rather encourage the OP to seek previous threads that presented well thought out discourse on the subject that the OP requested assistance.
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Old 05-28-2014, 08:14 PM   #6
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Duct tape a hotdog bun on each grip.
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Old 05-28-2014, 08:26 PM   #7
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Look boneheads, if all I get is this jocular BS, then I am more than happy to ditch this forum completely.

While I may not have numerous posts, I have been around the block and the posters that I see posting are younglings compare to me. While I have may been off-line for a few years, I am still sharp and vibrant and when the dust clears from my reflexes know how to handle a +500 lbs bike well.
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Old 05-28-2014, 08:28 PM   #8
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Brother is all good! No need to get defensive. That is the way this forum rolls most of the time.

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Old 05-28-2014, 08:32 PM   #9
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Lighten up dude, GS bikes are off-road capable, it is nice to have some good off-road gloves with decent palm protection.
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Old 05-28-2014, 09:06 PM   #10
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I had Beemer Buddies on my 2012 GS to make the grips bigger, but as soon as I started to ride off pavement, I ditched them. I found the skinny grips gave me a better feel for the bike when off pavement. I got used to them.


I like bikes.
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Old 05-28-2014, 10:21 PM   #11
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You saw this thread, right?

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=981435
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Old 05-28-2014, 10:40 PM   #12
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W-Gator, I appreciate the link and your link.

As to the other "funny men," I am well aware of the jocular attitude on such a form as this. However, if you were really interested in expanding this forum's readership and knowledge, would you automatically present such comments? Personally, I would not. I would rather encourage the OP to seek previous threads that presented well thought out discourse on the subject that the OP requested assistance.
Troll?

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Old 05-29-2014, 04:47 AM   #13
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I tried this alternative and am very happy: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=872524
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Old 05-29-2014, 04:51 AM   #14
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Troll?


Pardon me, but could you really eat while riding in the back of a car? I use grip buddies or something like that. They work really well. D.
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Old 05-29-2014, 05:52 AM   #15
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Tennis racquet grip tape works great...lets the heat through and protects the grip rubber from wear...cheap and easy to replace too....also can color match to whatever.
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