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    Best AM grips?

    Id like to get some new grips soon, what do you guys think of these ones?

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    ERgon GA1

    Got a pair in the spring, been riding for about 3 months now. Love them! much more comfortable than my old Oury and ODI. It took 2 rides of thinking with the position to get it right, but they provide a better grip feeling and more sense of control. Well worth the money.
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    i like thin grips, i use sram lock ons, what you have pictured is thin too. decide if you want thick or thin or ergo and buy accordingly.

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    Just curious, what constitutes an AM Grip for you?

    Personally, I like a grip that has a larger diameter than normal. Lizard Skin North Shore grips are great if you don't like the pencil grip feeling that some other grips have.

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    Oury Lock-ons

    Best grip for AM, DH, or just yanking on your pud
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    Quote Originally Posted by Haus Boss View Post
    Just curious, what constitutes an AM Grip for you?

    Personally, I like a grip that has a larger diameter than normal. Lizard Skin North Shore grips are great if you don't like the pencil grip feeling that some other grips have.
    An all mountain grip is a little more flickable than an xc grip, but lets you climb much better than a free ride grip.

    Basically, it is a grip for a beginner that has enough money to buy a bougie full suspension bike to compensate for a lack of skill/experience. Kind of like a dirt oriented Fred grip. They use grips like this all over the West Coast. Duthie Hill here in the Seattle area is a great place to use a AM grip, and you see them on lots of AM bikes on bootcamp.

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    The Renthal Kevlar grips are amazing, unfortunately they are not yet available in a lockon version.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fotu View Post
    An all mountain grip is a little more flickable than an xc grip, but lets you climb much better than a free ride grip.

    Basically, it is a grip for a beginner that has enough money to buy a bougie full suspension bike to compensate for a lack of skill/experience. Kind of like a dirt oriented Fred grip. They use grips like this all over the West Coast. Duthie Hill here in the Seattle area is a great place to use a AM grip, and you see them on lots of AM bikes on bootcamp.
    Clearly my North shore grips are freeride grips- that's obviously what's been slowing me down on the uphills!

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    Looks flexy.

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    Mine are the Odi Rogue lock ons!I have a real large hand and like the diameter!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pau11y View Post
    Best grip for AM, DH, or just yanking on your pud

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    sette type s are my favorite


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    I have the ODI X-Tremes on my AM and DH. They hold kinda thin like the Ruffian's, but have the raised elongated sections that let you grip securely without "death-gripping."

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    just get lock on grips. you wont give a **** after the first ride on them.
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    Oury Lock-ons. Best grip ever!

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    odi rogue

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    661 twisted waffle, bummed that they don't make them in gray anymore!

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    Quote Originally Posted by b-kul View Post
    i like thin grips, i use sram lock ons, what you have pictured is thin too. decide if you want thick or thin or ergo and buy accordingly.
    +1 I like thin grip too. I'd go for ODI Ruffian or Ruffian MX, mid size thickness would be Rogue.

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    +1 for ODI ROGUE...awesome
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    I love my Spesh Enduro XL lock ons

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    Lizard Skins Northshore.

    Because real men have big hands and need chunky grips. All you girls with small thin grips... pschhhhhhh....

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    'All mountain grip'.

    Whatever next ROFL
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    grips

    Best grips i have ever owend are Yeti lock on grips...check Yeti brand

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    Quote Originally Posted by poopijim View Post
    Best grips i have ever owend are Yeti lock on grips...check Yeti brand
    You mean ODI

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    Quote Originally Posted by VTSession View Post
    just get lock on grips. you wont give a **** after the first ride on them.
    best reply right here. i dont know about other riders out there but once im riding I dont think about the grips that are on my bike and if im riding with gloves on i really cant tell if the grips are good or bad.

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