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    Soyo grips and Deda Elementi Pista bars.

    Has anyone had experience with putting Soyo grips on the top of the Deda Elementi Pista bars? Is the bar width too wide, or does it fit? A friend tells me that he thinks it will be too thick for the grips to slip on. Do the Soyo grips stretch?

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    I don't want to say it's impossible, but it's going to insanely ****ing hard. Okay, impossible. It's already a ***** to get them on 25.4 mm bars. Deda pistas are probably 30mm right there due to the taper.

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    on top? for get itaboutit!

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    if they are anything like deda velocita bars (31.8) i would say forget about it. too thick up there. just tape it, more comfy and looks better to boot

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    Any oversized (31.8) bars are going to be way too thick for track grips on the tops.
    I've got my tops cotton-taped and soyos on the bottom, works damn well.
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    Thanks for the info.

    I'll try some ****, but if not i'll just put them on the drops and call it fine.

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    this friend of yours, you should listen to him, he knows whats up.

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    whoops! logged under dreadboy's account since I'm on his laptop; but seriously dosh, get the white soyo grips, put em on the drops and your bike will look dope...remember, fashion over function!

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    Fo sho John. I dunno though... thinking about that BMX grip thing you mentioned. Haven't found white ones yet though. And the dude at my LBS here says he thinks he can put the Soyo grips on, and if he can't he'll give me the money for the grips. I'm totally trying it.
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    I'm not a big fan os Soyos i'm more into champs

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    Quote Originally Posted by DoshKel
    Thanks for the info.

    I'll try some ****, but if not i'll just put them on the drops and call it fine.
    If you're really determined, I guess you could hack away at the inside of the grips with a blade of some sort, maybe even a file, to widen it and make it fit the bigger bars. But 31,8 is a LOT bigger than 26.
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