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Old 04-25-14, 12:28 AM   #1
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Grip shift GP1 (biokork) for Brompton M6R - any particularly bad points?

I didn't realize I had ordered the grip-shift version of the Ergon, and now I'm in a dilemma as I can either wait for several weeks for a new Ergon grip, or just apply the grip-shift GP1 now.

Is anyone using this and how 'bad' is it?
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Old 04-25-14, 12:50 PM   #2
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I have them on a 2013 H6L. The grips were a bit too short for me so I sliced off some sections from another set of inexpensive grips to extend the grip area and fill the gaps between the Ergon grips and the brake lever mounts.

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Old 04-25-14, 02:22 PM   #3
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Likewise , I used a short length of cushioned bar tape wrapped around the gap. (grip-shift GP3 in my case)

the regular ones will be too long, then you would have to cut them down. [voiding warrantee]
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Old 04-25-14, 06:42 PM   #4
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Thanks for the great ideas. Anyways, I've made a decision (before I saw your posts) to return the GP1s to Amazon and bought the regular GP2 instead for my M6R.

I was very worried the bar end was going to be too close to the floor, that's why I seriously re-considered using the Biokork. However, took the GP2 out for a spin last night and it worked wonderfully.
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