Experience both luxury and performance on your handlebars with old-fashioned vegetable-tanned leather grips. Durable in the elements, warm to the touch, and grippier when wet, our natural leather is a performance material with a beautiful look.
Like our other easy to sew on products, the City Grips come as a kit that you stitch on yourself with pre-punched stitching holes, needle, thread, and instructions.
The natural oils in your hands burnish our high-quality American leather into a glossy patina that will last you a lifetime. You get to keep the patina you've earned: you can transfer it from bike to bike, and over the years it will only get more beautiful with use and time.
Fits standard flat handlebars with a 0.875" (7/8") diameter (approximately 22mm).
Need help deciding which pair of bar wraps to get? Other handlebar questions? Check out our FAQ specific to Bicycle Handlebar Wraps.
INSTALLATION: Watch a how-to video on YouTube:
See a picture installation guide on Snapguide:
On our blog, one satisfied customer shared an alternate way to install our City Grips.
KIT CONTENTS: Included in each purchase is two grips, a stitch kit containing needle, thread, and instructions. Bar plugs not included, read more in our blog post.
SPARE PARTS: Our high quality leather can be uninstalled from one set of handlebars and re-installed on a new set. Replacement stitch kits, double-sided tape, and leather care dressing available in our Parts section.
COLORS: Honey, Dark Brown, Black
THREADS: White, Dark Brown, Black
MATERIALS: Vegetable-tanned leather, waxed thread
DIMENSIONS: Fits 0.875" (7/8" ~ 22mm) diameter city bicycle handlebars x 5.5" (140mm) long. Cuts to length easily with an exacto blade or scissors.
MONOGRAMMING: Yes! This item can be monogrammed with up to 4 characters using our 1/2" font set. Monogramming can add 2-3 days to the turnaround time. Monogram placement is shown in the last photo. Learn more about monograms.
PHOTOGRAPHY: Credit to Erin Berzel Photography and Austin Goodman. Installation photo collage by customer Kelly Shaeffer.