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apeluv Jun 13th 2015 10:55 AM

Grips
 
I do mostly street riding. Anyone change out the 1299 grips yet with more "cushier" and/or maybe thicker grips?

if so; post pics; and, what kind do you suggest?

Grayson Jun 13th 2015 02:19 PM

Progrip 717 grips. That is my suggestion. They are also OEM on the Superleggera

flobrandx Jun 13th 2015 03:18 PM

+1 on the ProGrip 717 and I have the 724 style that I like also

kismetcapitan Jun 13th 2015 03:28 PM

I'd love to put OEM heated grips on mine; the same ones that come on my Multistrada would suit me just fine.

Slowdive2 Jun 13th 2015 03:45 PM

Another vote for the Progrips. I've used the 780s on my 999 & GT, but gonna put 717's on the Pani. The stockers are too hard and small.

I may put heavier bar end weights on too.

Whoopazz Jun 13th 2015 03:51 PM

I just ordered a set of spyder comfort grips. Bit thicker, very comfortable and they take a bit of the vibration away. Used them on all my sport bikes.

CARBONDAVE Jun 13th 2015 04:45 PM

I have ProGrip 717s they work great

apeluv Jun 18th 2015 09:37 AM

How easy or difficult is it to change the grips??

I purchased the Progrip 717's (just like the Superleggra's)

I don't want to pay the dealer $90+/hour to change them if its simple enough to do it myself.

I'm mechanically knowledgeable enough to be dangerous. I just don't wont to screw stuff up either.

Anyone have steps on changing the grips? More importantly, the throttle grip side?

mito gp Jun 18th 2015 09:51 AM

Another vote for the ProGrip 717s.
If you have an air compressor, you can literally have them swapped out in 2 minutes.
No air compressor, 5 minutes? Definitely do it yourself.

flobrandx Jun 18th 2015 09:56 AM

if you pay the dealer to change grips then go in the corner and kick your own ass...

Ok, now let's get started.

1a) remove bar ends
1b) take stock grips off. by either working them off the end or cut them off. Compressed air also works to help get them off easier by blowing it between the grip and bar.
2) install new grips. I use soapy water but others use hair spray inside the grips and then work them onto the bar/throttle tube
3) I use a can of canned air with the straw to blow air between the grip and bar to help dry out.
4) let sit overnight
5) go ride

There are a few ways to skin this cat


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