Specialized SIP grips review



Specialized SIP lock-on grips

BikeRadar verdict

90.0 out of 5 stars

"Hard-wearing grips with extensive waffle design and clever thumb areas"

Tuesday, August 21, 2012 9.00am By

Specialized are quick to tell us that a lot of development has gone into their SIP grips, and we don’t doubt it for a moment.

The lock-on collar is only on the inside of the grip, which means you can grab right to the edge of the bars, and the aramid-infused grip compound is proving durable, showing no signs of wear yet.

The pattern on these grips is the biggie though. It’s a half-waffle design but with part of the waffle missing for increased thumb grip. They’re also slightly ovalised on the inside and are available in two thicknesses to suit different hand sizes.

This article was originally published in Mountain Biking UK magazine, available on Apple Newsstand and Zinio.

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SIP grips (12)

> Super tacky, yet durable aramid material > Strategically placed half waffle pattern for better grip and comfort > Unique, Moto inspired, waffle relief for maximum thumb wrap/control > Diameter: 9.5mm

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