Introduction: How to Get Those Stuck Grips Off Bike's Handlebars
Sometimes people need to take their grips off a bike's handlebars, but often the only way to do so appears only to cut them. This instructable tells you how to do this in another way. You will need:
- a pair of grips to take off,
- water, and
- a flathead screwdriver.
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First start off by taking a flathead screwdriver and slightly pushing it in between the handlebars and the grip.
After doing that, gently push the screwdriver sideways, leaving a small gap between the handlebars and the grip. After that, pour some water into the gap and remove the screwdriver. Originally I used wd40 (a penetrating oil) but later found out that simple water works just as fine and you don't need to clean anything up after it.
Now you are ready to remove the grip by twisting and pulling the grips up.
You're done! If, afterwards, you put the grip on another handlebars, do it while it's still wet; water eventually evaporates leaving the grip sitting very tightly.