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    What do you use for end plugs on carbon bars?

    XPost : I can't seem to find suitable bar end plugs that fit the smaller I.D. of carbon bars. I have shaved down standard plugs, but not very successfully. Also, I'd like to have some cushion since it can be pretty brutal in a crash.

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    clamp-on grips (if carbon safe) can be pretty protective in a crash if only for the end of the bar. I switched to ESI chunky foam grips which came with plastic plugs which are a bit chunky but I doubt very protective but hey, I'm an XC dude so whatta I know about crashes...
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    Quote Originally Posted by sasquatch2 View Post
    I switched to ESI chunky foam grips which came with plastic plugs which are a bit chunky but I doubt very protective but hey, I'm an XC dude so whatta I know about crashes...
    Thanks, I switched too (ESI X-Chunky), and even the supplied plugs are hard to use with carbon bars and yes, don't think they offer much protection.

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    What do you use for end plugs on carbon bars?

    I run the ODI Yeti grips and then come with a nice big end plug (same diameter as the lock-on clamps). Protects my Haven carbon bar nicely.
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