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Old 03-29-09, 08:56 PM
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Handle Grip problem

Well im new to this forum so im keeping it short and sweet. I own a Trek 3900 mountain hardtail '08. My hand Grips seem they are too long, Its hard to describe but there is a small amount of the grip hanging off the metal, And it does interfere with my riding, any help is greatly appreciated.
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Old 03-29-09, 09:05 PM
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Sounds like you need to move the shifters and brake levers over-a-tad~+~+~+~+~+~+~+~+~+~+~+~+~+~+~+~+~+~+~+~+~+~+~+~+~+~+~+~+~+~+~+~+~+~+~+~+~+~+~+~+~+~+~++~+~+~+~++~ Then use liquid nails to keep them in place


I just kidding about the nails
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wont that mess up the paint?
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Every Trek I have here has had the same thing happen. Loosen the trigger shifter/brake assembly and slide it toward the stem, push the grips all the way on then slide the shifters back and tighten. While the Liquid Nails thing was a joke I'm sure, I've found popping the grip and squirting hairspray in them then sliding them on will keep them in place.

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Every Trek I have here has had the same thing happen. Loosen the trigger shifter/brake assembly and slide it toward the stem, push the grips all the way on then slide the shifters back and tighten. While the Liquid Nails thing was a joke I'm sure, I've found popping the grip and squirting hairspray in them then sliding them on will keep them in place.

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This is what ya need to do. Good luck
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Old 03-29-09, 11:24 PM
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ODI lock-ons?
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Yes.......lock on grips. Throw the stock grips away before they hurt you.
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Well i am keeping the grips, only because fishing season is coming up and hey, i can only afford to go overboard in 1 hobby atm, but using pairs of chopsticks i managed to slide them up and its great, they were too tight to just slide, hence the chopsticks. lol.
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Well i am keeping the grips, only because fishing season is coming up and hey, i can only afford to go overboard in 1 hobby atm, but using pairs of chopsticks i managed to slide them up and its great, they were too tight to just slide, hence the chopsticks. lol.

Are you a chinese fisherman ?
JK, hey whatever works.
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idk lmao. it came to mind.
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