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Ergon updates commuter grips, pedals & health saddles, plus even lighter foam MTB grips

When Ergon launched the winged ergonomic grips, that they had a second within the ultra-endurance mountain bike scene. However the actual killer app for them has been commuter bikes, providing a broader perch in your fingers. Now, these grips are higher than ever, and their flexy foam Core saddles get commuter choices and the pedals return!

Ergon GP1 Evo & BioKork commuter grips

ergon GP1 wing grips for commuter bikes

The little information for the GP1 collection winged grips is minor updates to the form, bettering upon their tried-and-true design. The large information is that they’re now made in Germany, too, alongside their excessive efficiency mountain bike grips.

The GP1 Evo has a twin rubber compound design, smooth cold-forged clamp and is available in two sizes to suit smaller or bigger fingers. MSRP is $/€39.95.

The GP1 Evo BioKork blends their latex-free rubber with 40% cork that’s been organically-grown in Portugal, which is a serious cork provider (you’ll be able to see a little bit of it being harvested in our Thomson Bike Excursions gravel story). The cork gives additional vibration damping, and the internal core is made from pressed grass fibers, making these grips an eco-friendly possibility. These additionally are available two sizes and retail for $/€49.95.

Ergon GS1 Evo Sport Grips

ergon gs1 evo winged grips for fitness bikes

Because the sportier cousin of the GP1 grips, the GS1 Evo use a thinner profile and wing, permitting a bit extra flex underhand and safer grip throughout spirited pedaling. Extra aggressive texture on the floor additional improves grip. Additionally made in Germany, they’re out there in two sizes in Blue, Purple, and Black for $/€34.95.

Ergon GXR Workforce foam grips

ergon GXR Team ultralight foam MTB grips

Ergon’s grips have historically prioritized ergonomic consolation over weight financial savings, however that modified considerably with the introduction of the GXR foam grips earlier this 12 months. These got here in two diameters, 32mm (small) and 34mm (massive), however solely in black.

These GXR Workforce variations take it a step additional with a barely thinner, lighter possibility that is available in Purple, Blue and Inexperienced. The Workforce model is simply 30mm in diameter, weighing in at simply 65g for the pair. It’ll additionally are available 32mm and 34mm diameters, each about 10g lighter than the non-Workforce variations.

Ergon SF saddles

ergon SF sport fitness bicycle saddles

Additionally for sport/health bikes, the brand new SF saddles are available males’s and girls’s variations, with or with out gel padding. In comparison with the SFC fashions, these add a full central cutout, with the shapes equivalent to the gender.

comparison of mens and womens sport fitness bike saddles from ergon

On the left are the ladies’s variations, on the correct the boys’s. The gel variations get the extra texture on the duvet, and get upgraded (lighter) chromoly rails. Two sizes for every, and all of them use an orthopedic foam just like what’s in trainers to evenly distribute stress and take in impacts. MSRP is $/€49.95 (SF, 365g to 380g) and $/€69.95 (SF Sport Gel, 340g-355g ).

Ergon PT commuter bike pedals

ergon PT pedals for commuter touring and fitness bikes

Years in the past, Ergon supplied ergonomic pedals, which had been fairly good, however a bit thick. Now, the design is way thinner, affords barely extra clearance from the crank arm, however retains the small guides to place your foot in essentially the most environment friendly spot. It additionally aligns your foot for higher pedaling mechanics in on a regular basis footwear. The grip-tape floor prevents slipping off, and huge reflectors enhance visibility.

They arrive in two sizes, Small (for shoe sizes as much as measurement 42) and Giant (43 and up), and retail for $/€49.95, which is about $15 lower than the originals, too.

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