Mountain Bike Action Bike Hacks: Give Your Shift Levers Extra Grip

Give Your Shift Levers Extra Grip

Here’s a quick and easy way to increase shifting performance in all conditions—add grip tape to your shifter’s levers to create more grip.

Supplies needed:

  • Grip tape
  • Scissors
  • Pen/Pencil/Marker

Step 1. Place grip tape over shift lever—draw outline with pen/pencil/marker.

Step 2. Following outline, cut grip tape to shape of shift lever.

Step 3. Remove grip tape’s adhesive backing and place on shift lever.

Step 4. Enjoy increased grip on your shift levers during your next ride.


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