Readers ask: How To Remove Bicycle Handle Bar Grip Plugs?

What are bar end plugs for bikes?

The plugs that stop-up the open ends of the bars are called bar-end plugs and are installed to prevent serious injury in the case of a fall. Open-ended handlebars can puncture the abdomen in a crash, with deadly results.

How do you remove a broken bar end?

1. Grab the aluminum bit on the bar end weight with a pliers or vise grip and remove the allen bolt. 2 now use allen to screw into other broken bit in bar. 3 As you pull out, a needle nose plier can squeeze the clip to release it and the unit should now slide out.

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