- Tested back-friendly
- No sore wrists
- No numb fingers
Top seller: The back-friendly all-rounder
One of the best-selling Ergon grip. Whether mountain bike, fitness bike or touring bike – the GP3’s three-finger bar end has proven itself everywhere. Optimized ergonomics and function, highest quality, tested back-friendly. The clamping mechanism (Pat. pend) makes assembly quick, simple and effective. Approved for carbon handlebars.
This is an adjustable palm platform with a three-finger bar end which is a nice balance of size and comfort.
- Carbon bar compatible
- Three-finger angle adjustable bar end with non-slip rubber insert offers an additional hand position
- Large 102mm cross section, hand size 8.5-10.5
- 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 pinches the extremely sensitive ulnar nerve that runs near the base of the palm near the pinky and close to the skin’s surface – often causing numbness. The wing 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 are compressed. The result is the carpal tunnel channel is constricted, which could damage the median nerve. Long rides and fatigue make it even harder for the rider to maintain a correct and healthy posture. The wing design of our GP 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.
Tested and recommended by the Forum: Gesunder Rücken – besser leben e.V. and the Federal Association of German Back Schools (BdR) e.V. Further information at: AGR e.V., Stader Str. 6, 27432 Bremervörde, Tel. 04761/92 63 580, www.agr-ev.de
– Healthy Back Campaign e.V.