Introduction

Do your hands hurt or slip when riding your scooter? Chances are your handle grips need to be replaced. This guide will show you how.

Image 1/2: Locate the handle grips at the upper ends of the T-tube. Image 2/2: Be careful to keep the scissors away from your other hand while cutting the handle grips.
  • If the scooter does not already have handle grips, skip to step 2.

  • Locate the handle grips at the upper ends of the T-tube.

  • Be careful to keep the scissors away from your other hand while cutting the handle grips.

  • Wedge one end of a pair of scissors between the metal T-tube and a handle grip, with the cutting edge toward the handle grip. Cut the handle grip off.

  • Repeat for the other handle grip.

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Image 1/2: The longer you soak the handle grips in water, the larger they get. Soaking the handle grips for a long time will not damage them. Image 2/2: The longer you soak the handle grips in water, the larger they get. Soaking the handle grips for a long time will not damage them.
  • Soak the replacement handle grips in warm water for 2-3 minutes.

  • The longer you soak the handle grips in water, the larger they get. Soaking the handle grips for a long time will not damage them.

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Image 1/2: Holding the T-tube with one hand, slide a handle grip completely onto the T-tube. Image 2/2: Repeat for the other handle grip if installing both.
  • Each handle grip should now slide onto the T-tube with ease. If not, soak the handle grip(s) in warm water for another 1-3 minutes.

  • Holding the T-tube with one hand, slide a handle grip completely onto the T-tube.

    • Repeat for the other handle grip if installing both.

  • Let the handle grips dry for 24 hours before use.

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