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Old 06-14-19, 09:17 PM
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Source Needed: 100mm Leather Grips

Anyone have a source for rust/ brown leather grips. Rubber grips on my old Raleigh are 4".

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Public sells these, linked below. No idea about quality, but they have some other grips on their site that are “twist shift” specific. I mention this because the “twist grip” right side is 100mm and the other side 130mm on the other set. The set linked below does not specify length, but I assume it is also 100/130 like the other set. The linked set is cheap, so maybe buy 2 sets to get two 100mm grips.

https://publicbikes.com/collections/...=8771542220863
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Did Raleigh ever use leather grips back in the day? I see a lot of people using ones like the Brooks these days but it seems like a newer invention.
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Originally Posted by noobinsf View Post
Public sells these, linked below. No idea about quality, but they have some other grips on their site that are “twist shift” specific. I mention this because the “twist grip” right side is 100mm and the other side 130mm on the other set. The set linked below does not specify length, but I assume it is also 100/130 like the other set. The linked set is cheap, so maybe buy 2 sets to get two 100mm grips.

https://publicbikes.com/collections/...=8771542220863
I bought a new Public bike cheap to flip from someone who didn't have a clue about assembly. It had those grips and they are vinyl or pleather over a thin padding, the stitching was done very well.
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Brooks leather ring grips? the rings are secured by 3 spokes between the aluminum ends
so you might buy more leather rings and re thread 3 more spokes. so custom width..
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Originally Posted by TenGrainBread View Post
Did Raleigh ever use leather grips back in the day? I see a lot of people using ones like the Brooks these days but it seems like a newer invention.
Don't think so.

I need a bit of padding on the grip so I'm going to upgrade. Looking for a decent pair without spending $70-$80.
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