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Grip puppies Size

notsluggo

Crotch Rocket
I didn't think they came in diff sizes.
Put 'em on my Connie day-1 and they lasted just about a year.
Just replaced them with grip buddies - which I now prefer.
A bit more expensive, but I feel like its a higher quality product.
YMMV.
 

zarticus

Member
Member
Just installed Grip Puppies today, These are AWSOME!!. The install only took a couple minutes per side. Just trim about a half inch off one side of each & I used pledge furniture polish as a lube & they pushed right on!!.  Put the cut end in 1st & you will never tell they were trimmed. Furniture polish is also one of the best things to use on tires when mounting or dismounting them  :great:
 

JerBear

Member
Member
It may be because I am cheap but my Grip Puppies are two years old and still seem fine.  I may change them when I put my ThrottleMeister on though.
 

zarticus

Member
Member
At under $10 per pair I don't care if I have to change them every year, Hell even every 6 months at that price!!!  :beerchug:
 

The Pope

Member
Member
None of you have answered the OP's question.  :41:  :))

So........ (in an attempt to help the OP)....... What size Grip Puppies are you using? :hum:
 

zarticus

Member
Member
The Pope said:
None of you have answered the OP's question.  :41:  :))

So........ (in an attempt to help the OP)....... What size Grip Puppies are you using? :hum:
SMALL!!  :beerchug:
 

JerBear

Member
Member
The Pope said:
None of you have answered the OP's question.  :41:  :))

So........ (in an attempt to help the OP)....... What size Grip Puppies are you using? :hum:

Assuming that they have the original handgrips the C14 come with the size is small.

A quote for the California Sport Touring site:

SMALL Grip Puppies (1 Pair) - For bikes with 7/8" bars, which typically includes most sport, sport touring, and dual purpose motorcycles.
These are covers that slip over your existing grips.


They are 9.80 US and must be trimmed about 1/2 inch before installing with some type of lubricant.  I used Dawn dish soap and water you can search on YouTube and watch a person install a pair .  It is an easy task and IMO a cheap way to get some cushion and size to your grips.  I will always have them on my bike.
 

shezonit

Road Bike
Grip Puppies are the best!! I have had them on every bike I've owned. They improve not only the grip (duh), but by increasing the diameter of the bars, less fatigue on long rides. AND they reduce buzz. And mine have lasted as long as I have owned a bike ( maximum 2ish years so far). Furthermore, they give a nice squishy surface for the Throttle Rocker to grip onto, so no sliding.
I like Grip Puppies!
Besides, the name is so cute.

 

jmilazzo

Member
Member
Zarticus........right on!
On other posts on here there are some that are stating that they only last a few years or like 1500 miles. Now a days they’re going for $18 which is a couple of bucks more then a tank of gas!
At that price I wouldn’t care if I had to change them 2-3 times a season.
 

CycleRider

Member
Member
I just installed standard size. Easy install with just a touch of liquid dish soap applied to the inside of the grip. Went right on.

 

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dgold

Member
Member
Love my puppies. I change every 3 to 4 years as they get hard.( Careful boys)
Whenever I let a friend borrow the bike they comment how comfortable they are.
 

atonic

Guest
Guest
I use Grab-On version of grip puppies. Supposedly a bit thicker. Just changed them on my Connie after 10 years.

I use white rain hair spray to install. Finger pump not aerosol. Wet the grip and the inside of the cushion and slide it on. Once the hair spray dries it acts as an adhesive.
 
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