Ergon GS1 Grips
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The GS1 is developed and proven in collaboration with top marathon riders, with two World Championship titles under its belt. The GS Series provides the perfect balance of comfort, light weight, support, and best in class pressure distribution – giving you performance that has been the top choice for the world’s best professional marathon riders.
Developed as a specific marathon grip. Two internal structures support the hand and are tuned for rebound and control.
- The right-choice for an optimal balance between comfort and performance, necessary for top endurance athletes
- Combines comfort and support in a lightweight package for endurance athletes
- Exclusive certified rubber compound gives the grip a precise steering feel, and optimized damping
- Ultimate pressure distribution and optimized damping characteristics prevent numbness and fatigue
- Carbon bar compatible
- Forged aluminum clamp
- 142 mm length
When riding, your hands support a lot of your upper body weight on the handlebars, placing high pressure on a relatively small grip area. In many cases this puts too much pressure on the ulnar nerve that runs near the base of the palm near the pinky and close to the skin’s surface – often causing numbness. The winged grip increases the hand’s supporting area by distributing pressure over a wider surface and thereby preventing discomfort.
If your wrist is bent too much for too long, nerves, tendons and blood vessels can become compressed. The result is the carpal tunnel channel is constricted, which could cause damage the median nerve. Long rides and fatigue make it even harder for the rider to maintain a correct and healthy posture. The winged design of our GS grips gives the hand more support and automatically puts the wrist into a more ergonomic position, preventing numbness, tingling and pain.
Two sizes – for individualized control
In order to help you maintain perfect control over your bike, your hands should not completely envelop the grip, which is why Ergon offers many grips in two size diameters – Small and Large. The difference refers to the grip width (hand size), meaning a larger hand will have a more positive fit on a thicker grip, while a smaller hand is better fit to a smaller grip. For hand/glove sizes 6.5 to 8.5 we recommend Small, for 8.5 to 10.5 Large usually is better.
Choose from two diameters to fit small or large hands:
- Small: 92mm cross section, hand size 6.5-8.5
- Large: 102mm cross section, hand size 8.5-10.5
- Lock On: Yes
- Grip Shift Specific: No
- Length: 142 mm
- Shape: Ergo