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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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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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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.

http://www.casporttouring.com/store/...y_Code=GRIPPUP

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post #6 of 7 Old 03-08-2009, 02:10 PM
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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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