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Tapewood Handmade Wooden Grips

Tapewood_Slimline1 Turned wooden grips were common on bikes at the turn of the 20th century, and still retain a certain level of class that rubber can’t pull off. Tapewood creates lathe turned grips out of walnut and maple, yielding one of a kind grips to finish off that show build or antique restoration. Each grip is oiled against the elements and easily slides on 22.2 mm bars, tightening with a set screw. The slimline versions shown retail for $40, with the original 1.5″ fat-bodied Gordito grips coming in at $55.

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