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Old 09-08-02, 04:23 PM   #1
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Bar end installation

I ordered some bar ends.

Can i install the bar ends over my grip.
Or do i have to take off the grip and install on the handle bar.

Oh by the way i am getting the Titec Shorty bar end
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Old 09-08-02, 04:35 PM   #2
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Usually barends are mounted directly onto the handlebar so they don't slip. Some grips may have to be shortened to do this.
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Usually barends are mounted directly onto the handlebar so they don't slip. Some grips may have to be shortened to do this.
Oh i see, so i would have to cut the grips to fit the bar end.

Aren't there any special grips that are pre-cut to use with the bar-ends?
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Old 09-08-02, 05:57 PM   #4
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I simply cut off the ends of my Ritchey grips and attached the bar-ends. The entire operation took about 15 minutes.
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You can cut the grips or if your h-bar is wide enough you can just slide the grips farther in but you will also have to move your shifters and brake levers.
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On mine, I've simply rolled back the grips as if they were a pant leg. You don't necessarily have to cut them down.
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