When Ergon introduced the winged ergonomic grips, they had a moment in the ultra-endurance mountain bike scene. But the real killer app for them has been commuter bikes, offering a broader perch for your hands. Now, those grips are better than ever, and their flexy foam Core saddles get commuter options and the pedals return! Ergon GP1 Evo & BioKork commuter grips
The little news for the GP1 series winged grips is minor updates to the shape, improving upon their tried-and-true design. The big news is that they are now made in Germany, too, alongside their high performance mountain bike grips.
The GP1 Evo has a dual rubber compound design, sleek cold-forged clamp and comes in two sizes to fit smaller or larger hands. 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 major cork supplier (you can see a bit of it being harvested in our Thomson Bike Tours gravel story). The cork provides extra vibration damping, and the inner core is made of pressed grass fibers, making these grips an eco-friendly option. These also come in two sizes and retail for $/€49.95. Ergon GS1 Evo Sport Grips
As the sportier cousin of the GP1 grips, the GS1 Evo use a thinner profile and wing, allowing a bit more flex underhand and more secure grip during spirited pedaling. More aggressive texture on the surface further improves grip. Also made in Germany, they’re available in two sizes in […]