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ESI Grips Extra Chunky Mountain Bike Grips

$22.99

Item # ESI0007

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Item # ESI0007

Description

Get chunky.

If you like your handlebar grips how you prefer your peanut butter, saddle up with the ESI Grips Extra Chunky Mountain Bike Grips. They provide a beefy 34mm diameter for sure handling and a comfortable ride and are made of 100% silicone for slip-free purchase in rain or shine. The Extra Chunky grips are latex free and resistant to severe temperatures, which means they'll be protecting your hands for the long haul.

Tech Specs

Material:
100% silicone
Lock On:
no
Width:
34mm
Recommended Use:
mountain bike
Manufacturer Warranty:
30 days

Weight

Weight

Actual Weight

Actual weights are measured in-house by the Competitive Cyclist team.

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Grams

Oz

Red, One Size
80g
2.82oz
Green, One Size
80g
2.82oz
Orange, One Size
80g
2.82oz
Black, One Size
80g
2.82oz
Aqua, One Size
80g
2.82oz
Pink, One Size
80g
2.82oz
Ltd Edition Purple, One Size
80g
2.82oz
Ltd Edition Sea Foam, One Size
80g
2.82oz

Claimed Weight

Claimed weights are provided by the vendor.

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80g

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Super comfy but wears fast

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

These are some of the most comfortable grips I have ever used. I go back to them pretty regularly. Unfortunately the super soft compound that makes them so comfortable also tends to wear out pretty fast. Typically I go through two pairs of these a year if I am riding as much as I want to be.

Awesome

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times

I was skeptical of the cult-like following these things have before I got a pair. I mean, we all ditched grips like this and started using lock-ons for a reason, right?

However, I was amazed at how much less hand fatigue and pain I had after my first ride with these. Since they're made out of silicone, the grip is also fantastic if you wear gloves that also have silicone grips. Between the padding/vibration damping and the added grip, I felt like I had much better control of my cockpit with these than my last pair of (considerably more expensive) lock-ons. Also nice that they come in a rainbow of colors to match your build.

I didn't have any rubbing alcohol handy, so I used a little windex to lubricate things while I was installing them and it was pretty easy to get them on, probably 5min to install both.

Only grip I will ever own.

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

inexpensive, durable, comfortable, and they looks awesome!

The extra chucky is great for that added comfort on those hard impacts but not overly huge and still can control the bike well. Highly recommended.

Only grip I will ever own.

New Favorite

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

I didn't like the aethstetics of these grips at first. I then gave them a run and haven't looked back since. These are by far the most comfortable grips I've ever used and put a pair on all of my bikes. I definitely recommend them!

hard install but worth it for comfort

  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

I really like how these grips feel. They are slightly thinker than my old grips and they feel great. They have helped my hands out a lot on longer rides. They were a pain to get on, and they don't seem as durable as regular rubber grips, but I love how they feel. Also, they don't look near as good as my old grips.

Great grips

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

I use these grips on all my bikes, from a full suspension, my hardtail, and my fatbike. They are great ad absorbing the shock, help insulate the cold, and mold to the hand pattern nicely.
Use isopropyl alcohol for easy installation per their instructional video, but if they need to be removed that will take some muscle. Just plan on keeping them on until they wear out.

Have used for YEARS

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

Okay you can't use one pair for years...they don't last too long when you crash a lot, but they are grippy, non slippy, comfortable, and great for hands that have pain on other grips. They are incredibly light, but a pain in the butt to get on and off.

Here's a trick: Use zip ties - wrap about 3-4 of them around the grip (I usually put them in backwards so you don't have to waste 4 per grip) then they will slide on the bar so much easier than their suggested "spray with windex" method that sucks.

Get them. Your hands will thank you

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

I have been running ESI grips for years, and they are my go to grips for my bikes and my boys bikes. Every time I get to install a new set, I am reminded at how great they look, but just how happy I am to wrap my hands around them. I like how they offer three sizes, and I've used each and every one of them and will continue to do so for many years to come.
As for installation, just be liberal with the IPA and use gloves or a towel to assist slide them on.
Grab a pair or three and add some color to your bike and comfort for your hands.
Questions on ESI grips or other accessories, components please reach out.

Love these Grips

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

These things are pretty chunky, which I love. I'm a bigger guy (6'5) and they fit in my hand a lot more securely than regular grips. They are also stupid easy to put on. That or my Santa Cruz 5010 has smaller handlebars then everyone else? Go get some isopropyl alcohol, pour a bunch all over your bar end and these things, and slide them on. I think doing both took 3 minutes.

Pain to put on, but worth it.

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

I've really been loving thse since I have a large hand. Super grippy. Just sucks to put on.

Love It

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

Husband got these for his townie bike and he says they rock. He got them in the red and it's a nice clean bright red. He says their comfy and he prefers their silicone material to rubber.

Love these Grips

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

So far really loving these. Lots of cushion and help on the brake bumps. Also the fact they're a little thicker is they fit my big hands great.

first grip i've ever been excited about

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

Prior to this, I've never really cared all that much about what grips I ran on my MTB. I ride a steel hardtail with 100mm of travel, so this cushy grip is perfect for me. Even previously on full suspension bikes, I would get that weird itchy/tingly sensation in my hands on descents using other grips, but that has not been an issue for me with ESI. I prefer to not wear gloves when the weather allows, and this grip is great for that.

Prefer Lock On Grips

    I have always used lock on grips so this is more of a complaint against any non-lock on grip. It is an incredible pain to install these grips, even with iso alcohol. Want to remove from your bar for any reason? Forget about it. Grip itself has good girth but pretty soft/squishy (which some may like) and no texture, which is clear from the picture. Yest these are all things I should have realized before I bought them and then ended up cutting them off (had to remove from my bar).

    the. best. grips.

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    These are by far and away the best grips I have ever used. My son took a spill on my bike and tore the grip, so figured it was a good excuse to get another pair and feel like I'm on a new bike again.

    Avg. ride time: 7h 5m per week
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    Great grips - these ones are real chunky

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    I love the ESI grips but I found the extra chunky ones to be...extra chunky. Almost too chunky! I'd check out the ESI "chunky" ones if you want those hands to be a little closer to the bars. Otherwise I love these grips. Be forewarned - if you ride ~3x per week you will burn through these in a season.

    good grip, pretty durable

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    These ESI grips (or round silicone) are starting to find their way onto a couple of my mountain bikes. I'm normally a ergon fan but Jeff Jones likes ESI for his jones bars and that's what I'm moving to on several rigs. I always wear gloves and I get great grip in all conditions (bikepacking in the rain as well as the gamut of what the rocky mountain west has to offer for weather). If I'm nit picking--any scuffs/abrasion (rubbing another bike on a rack, whacking a tree branch, even laying it down 'hard' to take a break when riding) are pretty visible. Not really a functional or durability thing as of yet, but just look visibly warn as the buttery smooth surface is not buttery smooth all over any more... If you were alive pre-lock on grips, installation is like that--rubbing alcohol and elbow grease to get them in place.

    Not As Cushy As Expected

    • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share

    This was a father's day gift because my dad has issues with his right wrist. I thought they would be more cushioning than they are. They are still very nice grips.

    Also, make sure to put Isopropyl alcohol inside the grip before sliding it on, makes a world of difference.

    Comfy grips

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    I really like these. I have bigger hands so the bigger diameter of these feels great to me. Also awesome if you ever ride without gloves. The only downsides to these are if you crash they get shredded, when they get wet they get quite slippery, and they are a struggle to get on. Still awesome and would recommend!

    Soft and Supple

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

    great light weight grip. Slightly harder to install than other grip but they are totally worth the effort. Definitely up to the task of keeping my hands comfortable on long rides, and fatigue free on way back down.