Premium Rubber Grip Compound. Made in Germany.

23.02.2015
Ergonomics, Industrial Design, and Engineering - all from a single source, all Made in Germany.

Ergon product designers incorporate intensive materials research and continual testing into their ergonomic product designs. The requirements and testing standards are equivalent to that of the automobile manufacturing industry. Ergon products far exceed quality standards in the bicycle industry and developed and tested over 50+ various rubber compounds for grips.

This special new material - Made in Germany, complies with the top testing requirements for purity. The materials are examined for toxic components by SGS TÜV Saar and characterized by an extremely high UV stability, unique to the cycling industry.
Environmental toxins can develop easily on perspiring hands. When selecting the compounds, Ergon promotes safety and consciously avoids the use of latex, PAHs, Lead, Mercury, Cadmium, Hexavalent Chromium, PBBs, and PBDEs. In addition, premium medicinal white oils make the use of phthalates as plasticizers unnecessary.

Ergon is continually searching for alternative and innovative solutions. This search later inspired the sustainability initiative known today as GreenLab®. Creating the framework to combine all aspects of ergonomics, performance and ecology into the development of Ergon products. Simply, we want to develop products with innovative ideas that are ergonomic, efficient and environmentally friendly.

The Results are Remarkable: The grips from the BioKork series combine maximum comfort, sustainability and are environmentally conscious. The cork that we use at Ergon is certified organic from Portugal, and complies with very strict environmental guidelines. It is naturally anti-bacterial, anti-allergy, making the cork skin-friendly. In addition, it also has very good damping properties due to the low density, it is very lightweight and the cork structure increases grip significantly.
All components from the BioKork grips have a homogeneous ecological theme, 40% of the plastics and inner core used are made from natural fibers. The grip body consists of 40% cork, and the clamp is made from 100% Recycled Aluminum.


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