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Avon Air Cushion 15 12.82%
Kuryakyn ISO 25 21.37%
SAC 1 0.85%
Harley Davidson 41 35.04%
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Here's a photo of mine. I personalized mine with shot shell casings.
nice... 9 mm ?
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Shotgun shell, 20 gauge,
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anyone seen the Vans grips? They look awesome!
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Loving my Biltwell recoil grips in black. https://www.biltwellinc.com/c11/buy/grips/
Nice and cushy with great grip.
probably have to replace them every 3 or 4 years. The rubber knurling seems to wear pretty quick.
Now to get a set to work with the original internal throttle bars on my 1972!
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I’ve been riding with Beston GT grips for over 40 years. Overall a good tapered, dual layer grip. They are inexpensive and durable, easy to grip and comfortable. They are made in different lengths.

I only buy the real Beston as in the photo below. I bought one pair of emgo knock offs, and they suck. The emgo had harder rubber that was cracking in six months.

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The Pro Grip 842 looks interesting with the dual layer material. I may try some, just to see if they reduce vibration more than the GT’s
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I ran Kuryakyn Chrome Iso-grips for 8 years, on my Sporty. The left one tore at the switch housing and Kuryakyn doesn't offer the rubber replacements anymore. I went back to the stock grips because they are (for me)comfortable and narrower than the Iso's. The Beston's sound interesting, I may have to give them a try.
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These are the Beston GT on chump style bars. These are the 5.25" length, good on the stock bars, but a little too long for these. I just ordered the 4.5" off eBay (the photo I posted before)

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I bought a used pair of Electra Glide grips. They are bigger than the stock Sporty grips and seem to handle my mangy fingers better. Especially when wearing gloves.
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Those look interesting, so I’ve ordered a set of the Pro Grip 842 for my sport/touring bike. That bikes riding position puts more weight on the hands and wrists. I’ll see if there is any magic in the dual density material.
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