Tech Tips: BMX Grip Installation 23

Don't you hate it when your grips slip? Brian tells you once and for all how to keep your BMX grips from slipping.

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23 comments
  • FinntheBMXfreak

    7/1/2013 10:29 PM

    Please help! My grips won't stick to my handlebars! I have used alcohol wipes to put the on! I have waited for almost 2 hours now! PLEASE HELP!

  • NedKellyToo

    8/15/2015 2:29 PM

    ,clear laquer spray or spray paint works real good too guys.

  • DwooChandlah

    3/16/2012 3:11 PM

    compressor works the best and air cant eat at the grips.

  • jacob bmx7

    6/8/2011 10:32 AM

    I use the WD 40 to get my grips on. It drys in like 2 minutes.

  • Miller jr

    1/28/2011 7:50 AM

    bita wd40 is best

  • spencerbmx10

    1/19/2011 9:57 PM

    Air compresser

  • madbmxer

    8/5/2010 3:07 PM

    if you stretch your grip out then put it on with brake cleaner(isopropol alcohol) they dry in like 5 minutes as its an evaporate.

  • tothemax

    4/18/2010 11:00 PM

    with lock on grips you dont need any of that and they allways stay in place

  • mitchybmx

    12/13/2009 3:16 AM

    Deoderant is the best , the water evaporates in seconds after putting them on leaving a sticky serface never slip and take about 20 secs t dry !

  • TheFITmexican

    12/11/2009 6:08 PM

    i use axe

  • teamgreen110

    10/25/2009 2:58 AM

    i usally just hit mine on if there not flexible but if they are use aircompresser and wtf is up with his plug in barends min are loos u can puh em in but they dont fall out

  • OldSchoolJay

    8/15/2009 4:06 PM

    Yes , hair spray is the best, puts them on easy , only have to wait about 1 min to dry and ride , also sticky so they should never slip , even when they get wet...

  • HARO X2 RIDER

    7/12/2009 2:58 AM

    i dont have grips at the moment i use tape

  • FinntheBMXfreak

    7/1/2013 10:30 PM

    Haha! Lol!

  • RyuHeero

    7/8/2009 3:02 PM

    Hairspray sticks well when it dries

  • DylaanLod

    6/21/2009 2:30 PM

    i just put them in hot water for a couple of mins then slip then on and they havent slipped for me yet

  • foxrider18

    6/9/2009 5:03 PM

    I take my bars off by sticking zip ties in and it just slips off, and I put my grips on with rubbing alcohol. Dries really quickly and dosn't eat away at your grips either.

  • ajguzmanbikes

    6/2/2009 6:48 PM

    yeah the shop uses a compresser

  • lurch

    5/23/2009 6:12 AM

    hair spray off the girl friend works well

  • SkeetSkeetRevert

    5/8/2009 6:20 PM

    Id like to see the air compressor, Ive got one but havent seen it in use for grips before. I usually just use clear coat spray paint stuff. Works pretty good.....Well untill you put a hole in your grip then ya just kinda need new ones.

  • bmx man631

    5/7/2009 2:09 PM

    i do to cuz its way faster

  • Maenhaut

    5/7/2009 1:13 PM

    i use compressor too .I dont like to w8 an houre