Ever since I was convinced to try Ergon grips way back in 2005 by Jeff Kerkove, and then riding 1 season for the Topeak-Ergon Racing Team in 2007 I have been sold on using Ergon grips. Ergon continues to raise the bar with their line of products, including grips, packs, and gloves. For the past two seasons I have been using their GX2 Carbon grips w/ bar ends. They have now come out with an all new GX3 grips (introduced in 2009) which utilizes the same grip shape/padding as the GX2 but has a much more ergonomical bar end. After my first ride using the GX3, I can honestly say that this grip will improve performance.
To view all grips, visit Ergon.
Jeff Kerkove, Yuki Saito and Sonya Looney are all members of the Topeak-Ergon Racing Team and travel to lots of races (mostly west of the Mississippi) sporting the Ergon booth. They always have gear to sell (usually at a discounted price) and can help you properly set up your grips if you are unsure. The grips come in either Grey or Team Edition Green.
I can't believe that I am going to say this, but I truly think that flat bars and bar ends are making a comeback, if they haven't already. I would love to hear your comments about this. Leave a comment and say whether you are a flat bar user, or riser bar user. If I get enough comments, I will share results on a future Blog.
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