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Old 04-07-17, 08:02 PM
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Ergon Grip GP1 Issues.....

I recently put my Ergon Grips on some new handlebars and in the process the bolt no longer locks. It seems to be stripped so the grips shifts. Any advice on how I can fix this?
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Old 04-07-17, 08:07 PM
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depends how bad and just what is stripped

run a tap through the threads (from the backside)

replace bolt with a slightly longer one and hope that it is able to grab some undamaged threads deeper inside the grip body

get a ridiculously long bolt that passes all the way through the grip, and use a nut on the other side

drill out threads and tap to one size larger

etc

solutions depend on in-person details
I'd probably try the first two simultaneously
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Is the head (socket) of the screw stripped or the threads it goes into? If the head is stripped replace the screw. If the threads, xenologer suggested several options.
I have the identical grips on two bikes, the longer bolt suggestion should do it; mine use barely half the threaded holes. And go easy, you don't need to use gorilla force to lock the grips into position.
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