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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 12-18-06, 02:31 AM   #1
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theyre not ourys

but anyone have any experience with these bmx grips? ive ridden ourys for a while and love them, but im thinking about adding a few pieces of flair to my funbike and thought these were ... um... jazzy. so im wondering where they rate in stickiness, cushiness, and lastalongtimeabiltiy.
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Old 12-18-06, 02:39 AM   #2
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what are they? Big Cheese?
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Old 12-18-06, 02:46 AM   #3
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yeah big cheese hard and softs or something like that.
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Old 12-18-06, 09:17 AM   #4
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Yes, Big Cheese grips. I thought they were great at first, but after awhile they started to bother my palms. The stars are real hard while the rest of the grips are soft. The stars are what started to bother my hands. Salsa PepperJack Grips are kinda the same concept with hard peppers, the rest is soft. I actually liked these a little bit better. IMO if you want the most comfy grips, just stay with the ourys.




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Old 12-18-06, 09:31 AM   #5
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Can't go wrong with Oury's. I have them on almost all my bikes, mtb or otherwise. They come in a ton of colours, they are comfy, look the best, are one of the cheapest.


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Old 12-18-06, 09:51 AM   #6
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i have the stars and i have ourys. i love the ourys, the stars are more of an extra set that gets put in the corner and shunned.
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Old 12-18-06, 06:19 PM   #7
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I have Ourys on my mtb and some Big Cheese grips on a flat bar commuter. The Big Cheese are def not as coosh as the Ourys but they have enough grip to them and feel fine for shorter trips, never ridden them more than an hour or so at a time.
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Old 12-18-06, 06:36 PM   #8
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**** the oury's




oakley 3's are where its at.
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Old 12-18-06, 06:43 PM   #9
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Arent those grips for ski poles? ^^
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true.
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Old 12-18-06, 08:40 PM   #11
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oakley 3's are where its at.

You're a pimp just for posting the 3's. Yes... you.
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Arent those grips for ski poles? ^^
Early 80's BMX grips baby.
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I used to have a set of those oakleys on my schwinn BMX when I was like 10. That schwinn is the only bike Ill ever regret letting go. It was the best frame I have ever owned. I remember clearing 15 foot gaps on it anf being the only kid in the neighborhood who could clear 14 of his friends(with a ramp). That frame could do everything. Trail, street, I even won a few BMX races on it.


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Old 12-18-06, 09:03 PM   #14
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Ah, the good ole days
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Have you priced Oakley 3s lately? Man, I wanted 3s for the bike in my avatar, but I couldn't find a pair for less than $50.00! $80-90 was more common. If you want blue ones, you're mostly out of luck.

I, too, miss my Scorpion with the yellow 3s...actually I took the 3s off before it was stolen, but they've long since disappeared.

I really miss being able to pop into any bike shop at any time to get a pair of Oakley grips.
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Old 12-18-06, 11:27 PM   #16
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they sell knockoffs on ebay for 5 to 10. been trying to find replace ments because mine have started ripping.
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Wish I could find the stickers for those bikes. I have both the 20 and 24 Predators.

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i second the pepperjacks... i ran a set on my MTB for a long time and they were really nice. i actually converted to oury's from the pepperjacks, but honestly prefer the pj's better, at least for the trails, as long as i had on some gloves i liked the grip much better
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