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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old Jul 8th, 2008, 10:04 am Thread Starter
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I was getting ready to order a set of Gripsters, and noticed that they offer two different materials. What are the pros and cons to both types. I know Grif has a set, and I remember thinking that I liked them when I sat on his bike, but I don't remember which ones that he had.

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I got the "snakeskin." I think thats what most people have, I dunno.

One thing: I just got these 4 weeks ago, and I like them, but one was bad. No adhesive. E-mailed him Saturday, had a new one on Tuesday. ( I think he got some bad material)

SO before you install make sure both sides have stick stuff by peeling the paper back a little. I had one fully installed before I found out the other was bad. It was kind of wierd riding around with one only.

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I was getting ready to order a set of Gripsters, and noticed that they offer two different materials. What are the pros and cons to both types. I know Grif has a set, and I remember thinking that I liked them when I sat on his bike, but I don't remember which ones that he had.
I've got a set for sale. Shipping included
http://www.k-bikes.com/forums/showthread.php?t=14057

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I was getting ready to order a set of Gripsters, and noticed that they offer two different materials. What are the pros and cons to both types. I know Grif has a set, and I remember thinking that I liked them when I sat on his bike, but I don't remember which ones that he had.
Don't know about the pros and cons but I have been using the snake skins for over a year. I like them!
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post #5 of 14 (permalink) Old Jul 8th, 2008, 11:32 am
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Snakeskins are the best. I've had both and prefer them.

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Looks like Snake Skins it is....thanks all.

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post #7 of 14 (permalink) Old Jul 8th, 2008, 1:26 pm
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I got the "snakeskin." I think thats what most people have, I dunno.

One thing: I just got these 4 weeks ago, and I like them, but one was bad. No adhesive. E-mailed him Saturday, had a new one on Tuesday. ( I think he got some bad material)

SO before you install make sure both sides have stick stuff by peeling the paper back a little. I had one fully installed before I found out the other was bad. It was kind of wierd riding around with one only.
+1 on the snakeskin. They work like a charm!

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post #8 of 14 (permalink) Old Jul 8th, 2008, 2:17 pm
 
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I've got the rubber ones, not snakeskins. Biggest reason was I didn't like the look of the snakeskins, guess I'm weird or something.
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post #9 of 14 (permalink) Old Jul 8th, 2008, 3:03 pm
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Guess I'm in the minority on this one....high fusion for me.....probably get the snakeskin if I had a GS.

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I've got a set for sale. Shipping included
http://www.k-bikes.com/forums/showthread.php?t=14057

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