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Do motorcycle bar end weights work?

They make a big difference. The Bonneville I had before this bike had Napoleon bar ends mounted and those cut the vibration down as well. On long rides my right hand finger tips would get numb, that is no longer an issue. So yes they work very well.

What is the purpose of motorcycle bar end weights?

Those two things at the end of your handlebars are nothing but Bar End Weights or weight balancers (yes, they are heavyish). What they actually do is that they make sure the bike’s handlebar does not vibrate due to the resonance that occurs right from the moment when the engine of motorbike starts.

Why does my motorcycle vibrate so much?

A motorcycle that vibrates upon acceleration is usually caused by front or rear tire issues such as uneven tread, unbalanced tire, a bent rim, or a sticking brake caliper. Other reasons may include a bent front or rear sprocket, a sticking piston, a bad crankshaft bearing, or a cylinder misfire.

Do carbon bars reduce vibration?

Carbon handlebars reduce vibrations as long as you get a model that’s “flexy”. … Carbon handlebars are reserved for high-end bikes where 100 grams or so matter.

Do heavy bar ends reduce vibration?

Yup. Think about it. Which vibrates faster if you hit it, a normal stick or a stick with a weight on the end? The weights on the ends of bars provide more intertia to fight vibrations.

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Do bar ends weights reduce vibration?

Keep in mind that adding weight to the handlebars does not dampen out vibration — it only changes the vibration resonance frequency.

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.