How to fit tricky new grips

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Presuming you’ve already tried plenty of soap, WD40 or brute force, try this…

If you can bear to ride your bike to a tyre depot or garage forecourt on bare metal bars, then you can insert the nozzle of an airline about halfway up the grip and blast some air in ­- about 60psi – pushing it up the bar at the same time.

It works a treat.

Marc Abbott

By Marc Abbott