What is the purpose of motorcycle handlebar weights?
Bar weights allow you to ride longer before fatigue. Think of them as earplugs for your hands.
Do bar end weights reduce vibration?
Keep in mind that adding weight to the handlebars does not dampen out vibration — it only changes the vibration resonance frequency. In general, adding weight lowers the frequency, and may lower the amplitude somewhat — and for some riders, this may help to reduce numbness.
How do anti vibration bar ends work?
The Anti-Vibration Bar Insert kit comes with different end caps to work with most common wrap around hand guards. The Anti Vibration Bar Inserts seal off the inside of the bar, preventing debris inside of your handlebar. … Our Road Anti-Vibe Insert has a powder coated steel end cap that helps further reduce vibration.
Does anyone still use bar ends?
There are still a handful of bar end fans out there. You may know of someone who still has cattle prongs on their bike. But they are very much in the microscopic minority. Even XC racers ditched bar ends sometime around the millennium.
Do Grip Puppies Work?
The good: The grip covers do a great job of eliminating vibration on my liter sportbike. The cushion feels more pleasant than the stock grips. The bad: My hands no longer fall asleep during longer rides but the added material makes the grips so “fat” that my hands now cramp up and ache after riding.