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Old 07-09-2015, 11:37 PM
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I scored a set of Henry/Reed bend 1 1/8 bar and risers for $30 from a guy I befriended at the track. I got everything on and a new bar pad on order. Anything else I'm missing?
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Old 07-10-2015, 10:54 PM
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New grips.
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Old 07-10-2015, 11:03 PM
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I was able to transfer some relatively new ones I had on my old bars (pro taper waffle grips). There glue had not quite held up. So, I cut the wire on the left grip and transferred it over.
I did notice the clamps do not completely close. I have heard a few comments on YouTube videos regarding what to do in such a scenario. Do you guys have any recommendations?
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Old 07-11-2015, 12:36 AM
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I thoughtcrime weren't supposed to close....
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Old 07-12-2015, 10:59 AM
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I was able to transfer some relatively new ones I had on my old bars (pro taper waffle grips). There glue had not quite held up. So, I cut the wire on the left grip and transferred it over.
I did notice the clamps do not completely close. I have heard a few comments on YouTube videos regarding what to do in such a scenario. Do you guys have any recommendations?
They shouldn't completely close, otherwise they won't be able to squeeze the bars and keep them from flopping around. What's important is to make sure you have a relatively even gap on both ends of each clamp.
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Old 07-12-2015, 02:11 PM
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Gotcha! Thanks
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Old 07-14-2015, 11:23 PM
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Nice pick up for $30. That's a great deal.
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