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Larger Grips?

Discussion in 'V7/V85/V9 Chat & Tech' started by aproud1, Apr 25, 2020.

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    aproud1 Just got it firing! GT Contributor

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    Looking for some larger grips or some grip covers fro my V7. Large hands, small grips. Any experience out there? Specs on grips seem spotty at best on most sites. I used the Kuryakyn ISO's on my VN750 but don't love the look and honestly would rather replace, or just cover the grips. I've considered grip tape but can't do that to this pretty bike!

    Tried searching here but just found a lot of talk about heated grips. No heat for me, Just need a larger diameter.

    Thanks!
     
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    vagrant High Miler GT Contributor

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    grip puppies
     
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    timax Tuned and Synch'ed

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    As above. I have long fingers and fin Biltwell Kung Fu grips to be great also.
     
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    roadventure High Miler GT Famiglia

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    Grip Puppies
     
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    Grip puppies
     
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    BarryVC Just got it firing!

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    I've ordered a set for my v85tt from the guy that makes beemer buddies. I did the measurements and sent him a check. Should be anytime soon. I do prefer a thicker grip. They worked well on my BMW, even with the heated grip function. My Guzzi doesn't have heated grips, just trying for comfort and to prevent original grip wear.
     
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    TexMexStrada Just got it firing!

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    Grip puppies all the way. I did a little review of them when I had them on my Ducati, feel free to check it out:
    I hope this helps!
     
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    aproud1 Just got it firing! GT Contributor

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    I went with the grip puppies. They work as advertised.
     
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    Raven Cruisin' Guzzisti GT Famiglia

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    I just came back from a 5 hour ride. Grip puppies seem like a great addition. P.S. I forgot to put on my Crampbuster.
     
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    aproud1 Just got it firing! GT Contributor

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    I've probably got 400 miles with the Grip puppies. I'm happy with the results. Pretty simple solution to the problem.
     
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    Dinsdale Piranha Cruisin' Guzzisti GT Contributor

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    I've used Grip Puppies on various bikes through lots of years. They're outstandingly comfortable - while they last. Maybe 18 to 24 months. The material they're made from isn't particularly robust.
     
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    aproud1 Just got it firing! GT Contributor

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    I wondered about that and their "5 year warranty". Guess it will just give me a sooner chance to do a better job of cutting the m down.
     
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    Mayakovski Cruisin' Guzzisti GT Famiglia

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    At a cost of about $15, I think 2 years is a fine life span.
     
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    aproud1 Just got it firing! GT Contributor

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    Agree. I'm not sweating it.
     
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    TexMexStrada Just got it firing!

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    Glad they worked for you!
     
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    aproud1 Just got it firing! GT Contributor

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    Thanks. Me too. Just wish I'd done a slightly better job cutting the ends down. Not bad but not perfect.
     
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    Mayakovski Cruisin' Guzzisti GT Famiglia

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    Guess I got lucky. Did not need to cut them down for my V7 III Anniversario. Perfect fit right out of the packaging.
     
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    aproud1 Just got it firing! GT Contributor

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    I cut them so they didn't hang over the lip of the original grip.

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