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Bought some hand heaters and bought some clearance grips. They suck and the stock ones are cushier. Need some suggestions on long riden comfy grips that will last.
 

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I have HotGrips.

They get hot. They last a long time. They are larger in diameter than stock grips. They are not cushy. They are expensive.
 

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Any of the dual compound progrips seem to get good reviews.
 

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I used a set of stock ski-doo tape on heat elements under the stock grips. wire the left one on high and the right one on low and they are almost even.
 

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Progrip 699's
http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/1/4/68/4489/ITEM/Pro-Grip-699-Open-End-Sportbike-Gel-Grip.aspx

These are what I use and they are nice and comfy. I have them over symtec grip heaters and they still get plenty hot. You can find them at pretty much any bike shop.
Thats the exact same grips I have over my symtec heated grips.:) Picked them up at cyclegear, I love them. With the symtecs on high my hands get so hot its almost unbearable...almost =). Grips are nice and soft.
 

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BTW, I have some progrips over symtec heaters but for the life of me can't figure out what model they are which is annoying because I don't actually like them all that much- they are almost too soft, to the point of being tacky and seem to be hard on gloves. They are all black but don't exactly look like the 699. Comfy though.
 

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I have Pro-Grip 719's over my Symtec's. I like them a lot. I had Renthal Street grips before these and really like those, but they really stretched since they are small diameter and I didn't like that.
 

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I used a few sets of Buell's traction hand grips on my Lightning, and I liked them so much, a set will find a home on the Viffer. Some of my SV buddies liked them so much, they couldn't resist, either.

http://www.latus-harley-davidson.com/Traction-Hand-Grips.htm
I think I'm going to check these out. A guy I work with has them and said he will never go back to anything else. They are supposed to be a little more ergo friendly. Only drawback, I have to cut the ends.
 
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