Ergon reveal new GE1 grips

Enduro-specific grips designed alongside pro riders

The GE1 grips from Ergon are new for 2014 and have been designed specifically for downhill/enduro mountain biking.

Ergon worked with the Canyon enduro team and most notably, multiple downhill champion Fabien Barel, to develop them.

The idea behind the GE1s was to create a set of grips that could be used more specifically for downhill trail riding/enduro racing, where riders hold the grips on the outside edge, with their elbows bent.

The GE1 grips use a single carbon reinforced inner collar to lock onto the bar and are shaped in a way that helps to alleviate arm and hand pump.

For further information on pricing and availability, keep an eye on and

Rob Weaver

Technical Editor-in-Chief, UK
Rob started riding mountain bikes seriously in 1993 racing cross-country, though he quickly moved to downhill where he competed all over the world. He now spends most of his time riding trail bikes up and down hills. Occasionally he'll jump into an enduro race.
  • Discipline: Mountain
  • Preferred Terrain: Natural trails where the loam fills my shoes on each and every turn
  • Beer of Choice: Guinness

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