- Tested back-friendly
- No sore wrists
- No numb fingers
Ergonomics suitable for endurance.
– Radfahren 01–02/22
A long runner. Quite rightly because gripping comfort, horns and processing are top class.
– Radfahren 04/22, Recommendation – with seal
with integrated bar end saves width and is more comfortable to grip.
– MyBike 04/21
Ergon is the top choice for riders who value health and comfort on the bike: Over the course of intensive testing, the Institut für Gesundheit und Ergonomie (IGR) has awarded the Ergonomic Product seal of approval for Ergon saddles, grips and the Fitting Box.
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.
With the GP3, Ergon has achieved a feat: It inspires all along the line and is clearly one of the best in terms of grip comfort, the croissant and quality.
– aktivRadfahren 07-08/2016 , Testsieger Note 1,4
Worldwide the reference product in function, material and processing
– FOCUS 01/2017
We like that. […] In the test the best holds by far. Offers two perfect grip positions with its integrated horns.
– aktivRadfahren 03/2017
Absolutely top class in terms of ergonomics.
– aktivRadfahren 05/2017
Additional grip position means not only variety and relief for the hands, but also more control.
– RADtouren 03/2018
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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.
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.
Back pain is the number 1 widespread condition. In particular, when this happens during cycling, the joy of riding is diminished. In a lengthy testing procedures by an interdisciplinary panel of experts consisting of doctors, orthopedists and physiotherapists, the back-friendly effect of the GP3 grip has now been officially confirmed.
The material used in Ergon grips meets the highest quality purity standards, is TÜV-certified, durable and absolutely unique in the world of cycling grips. Developed using medical grade white oil as the only plasticizer. The UV-resistant rubber compound has been developed and is manufactured exclusively for Ergon in Germany. Ergonomics, product design and engineering – all Made in Germany.
The GP Series clamping system is extremely secure and easy to mount. Each grip is tightened with only one bolt to reliably secure its position and to prevent twisting. Another important safety feature is that Ergon’s aluminum clamps are cold forged and not extruded – resulting in a much stronger structure. GP grip versions featuring lightweight barends – made of glass-fiber-composite and with grippy rubber inlays – deliver additional hand positions for more comfort.
Minimum friction – maximum comfort: Gripping confidence is enhanced with Ergon’s super soft, UV resistant, durable compound and specific texture patterns. Additionally, your riding enjoyment is elevated with a noticeable pleasing to the touch feel.
Some models of our GP series, including the GP3, are available in special versions for different shifting capabilities. For a regular shifting, both grips are the same length. The version for Gripshift® or Dual-Twist-Shift twist-grip shifts includes two shortened grips, for Rohloff®, Nexus® and Single-Twist-Shift only the grip on the right side is shortened.