Best Handlebar Grips

The handlebars are not only where you have all the control of your bicycle but also where part of your weight is supported. Honestly, the standard grips that came with your bike may not be doing you any favors. If you’re experiencing hand soreness, back pain, and upper body joint pain after riding, it’s time to upgrade your handlebar grips. Handlebar grips should prevent hands from slipping when wet, reduce hand fatigue and soreness, and protect the ends of your handlebars from impacts on the trail and road. We’ve rounded up our favorite handlebar grips below. They’re easy to install and provide non-slip support for all kinds of riding.
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Best Vibration Cushioning

Schwinn Ergonomic Comfort Bicycle Grip

Durable Comfort. These ergonomically designed handlebar grips have a large palm pad that conforms to the hand with three layers of gel cushioning to reduce road vibration while riding.

What We Liked: 

You can hold tight to the no-slip grips, even with sweaty palms at the end of your workout. They’re easy to install. Even if you’re not a natural bike mechanic, you won't have to make a trip to the bike shop. Find them here.

Best Basic Grips

OUTERDO New Handlebar Grips

Soft Touch Shock-Resistance. These 4.7-inch long thick wall TPR-rubber grips fit on any handlebar and keep hands in place even while wet. They also minimize hand fatigue from both vibration and shock.

What We Liked: 

These grips come in several bright colors (plus black), and they won’t fade or erode even with daily commutes. The universal fit and price-point make them an easy and affordable way to upgrade or replace your old grips. They're available now.

Best for Long Rides

BV Bike Handlebar Grips

Relieve Hand Fatigue. Using a hex-screw and c-ring, these grips stay firmly in place without twisting. They have a tacky grip pattern that keeps hands isolated from shocks and vibrations while mountain biking.

What We Liked: 

The double clamp comes in bright metallic colors, and the grip is a Mayan inspired pattern to give your bicycle accessories a little extra finesse. These grips elevate the look of a handlebar but also give hands actual fatigue relief on lengthy rides. They’re stylish and practical. Get them today.

Best Value

Vktech 2 pcs Non Slip Soft Rubber Bicycle Grips

Antibacterial Non-slip Grip. Certainly durable, the rubber of the grips is also soft with antibacterial properties. The grips themselves are 4.72-inches long and boast maximum hand traction with their slightly raised surface.

What We Liked: 

These are simple to install, straight forward rubber grips. They’re an easy bargain replacement for worn out grips. These handlebars come in nine different colors you can customize your bicycle however you like. Get them here.