Review | The Lizard Skins MacAskill lock-ons are ideal for thin-grip lovers

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What are the best mountain bike grips? Wil’s tested a bunch over the years, and here he’s put together five of his favourite lock-on grips. Over to Wil!


Makers of grips, bar tape, gloves and body armour, Lizard Skins was an early adopter of lock-on mountain bike grips, having launched some iconic models over the years like the classic Logo. Starting out during the sport’s heyday back in 1993, the brand now offers no fewer than 20 different grip models.

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The MacAskill was the first single-clamp design from Lizard Skins.

As well as being the first single sided lock-on grip from Lizard Skins, the MacAskill is purportedly the brand’s most technical grip too.

Lizard Skins Lock-On MacAskill Grip Specs

  • Diameter: 29mm
  • Total length: 136mm
  • Grip area length: 129mm grip length
  • Single locking clamp w/3mm hex screw
  • Confirmed weight: 84g
  • Colour options: Black, Blue, Red, Green, Yellow, Orange
  • RRP: £26 / $49.95 AUD
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These have one of the widest grip area we’ve seen.

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Review Info

Brand:Lizard Skins
Product:MacAskill Lock-On Grips
From:2pure.co.uk
Price:£26 / $49.95 AUD
Tested:by Wil Barrett for 9 months

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