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post #1 of 7 Old 08-01-2008, 12:19 PM Thread Starter
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Anyone seen where to get a pair of large diameter grips for an 07?
I was interested in a set my Harley neighbor saw somewhere. They were a little out of round to give you a surface to palm on for the long hiway legs. Kind of like the cruise control pads, but built into a gel grip. I haven't seen any online, or here in Greensboro, NC. Any leads appreciated.
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post #2 of 7 Old 09-09-2008, 11:13 PM
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Type in "Norton handgrips" on ebay. A couple different types. We used to call the tapered version titty grips... I bought some for my Triumphs a couple months ago, but the were NOS (new old stock) from a different vendor - about $30, but came with the original Norton box. the ones on ebay now appear to be clones.
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post #3 of 7 Old 02-22-2009, 09:52 AM
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you can get some cheap foam ones from jcwhitney. they are like 5 dollars and i get some everytime i order something just in case. i've put about 3k miles on one set and they are still like new

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post #4 of 7 Old 02-28-2009, 06:26 PM
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If you want some REALLY big grips, check out these "grip puppies" from Cal Touring. I have them and, so far, haven't found anything not to like. Just the ticket if you have big hands, and they are dirt cheap.

These slip over your stock grips.


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Grip Puppies are sweet.

Thanks for the heads up Tom. I ordered a pair and got them the next day (they are just across the bay). Took a long ride yesterday. Super nice for the big handed.

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post #7 of 7 Old 03-08-2009, 08:53 PM
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I was in a local suplus store in Toronto that had foam tubes used for the hand bars on tread mills. Nice and thick that went over the existing grips. Made a huge difference in feel. Cost was 4 bucks for a 3ft length.
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