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Old 09-25-06, 05:01 PM   #1
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Installing Bar Ends

I need a how to. I just bought some bar ends and would like to avoid cutting the grips if possible. Does anyone have any slick install tips or instructions?

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Old 09-25-06, 05:04 PM   #2
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I always cut the grips. Best way I know of. Other than that slide your brake levers and shifters in then slide your grips over.
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i donno any other way than cutting the grips.
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Yeah i would advise cutting the grips, or you might find your hands will be too close to the middle of the bar.
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Cut the grips for sure, 1/4 inch off the end and remember that it doesn't take 60 foot pounds of torque to keep the barends in place.
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Old 09-26-06, 06:09 PM   #6
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Rico, those look like interesting bar ends, do you have a pic that shows them better. Just saw your bike and then the ends. I don't have a MTB yet, but you have the 4300 which is one of the bikes I was looking at.
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