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How do I remove the left handgrip without having to cut it off? I want to install it on a different set of bars. Thanks!

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Sometimes, these grips are glued, but in the case that your's is not. What i do is open the upper lip with a screw driver, then pour in a little oil, then see how far you can get a small screw driver down between the grip and the handle and try to turn the screw driver in a parallel motion with the handle. This allows the oil to spread better inside, then see if it'll just twist around. If it does, then just twist it in an unscrewing motion and it should slip right off. Make sure you clean it well before putting it on the new handlebars.

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Posted on Oct 03, 2009

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