Singlespeed & Fixed Gear - I fell tonight...
Bikeforums.net is a forum about nothing but bikes. Our community can help you find information about hard-to-find and localized information like bicycle tours, specialties like where in your area to have your recumbent bike serviced, or what are the best bicycle tires and seats for the activities you use your bike for.
11-19-05, 01:05 AM
...now, I need new bar tape.
yeah, why is it that everytime i fall i need to get new bar tape, so far my new bar tape has lasted through 2 falls (one involved a car and moderate speeds) but if i fall again, my bars are gonna get scratched up.
11-19-05, 01:13 AM
Mine involved low speeds and no one around. If I fall and nobody is around to see/hear it did I really fall?
Yeah, because again, I need new tape.
11-19-05, 08:04 AM
"jonesbikes" on eBay usually has the cinelli stuff in a lot of colors/patterns/etc for $6.
11-19-05, 08:07 AM
17 bucks down the drain. That's why I gave up and use bicycle tubes instead.
11-20-05, 01:06 AM
You use bicycle tubes? I didn't notice that on your bars. I am using tubes next time I wrap the bars. Now I just need to flat. I can't wait...
11-20-05, 01:07 AM
I guess it's hard to pay for bar tape when you have redlight tickets to pay ;)
haha - indeed.
yeah, it's super ghetto. gets your hands all black - not really a concern in the winter though.
I saw this Cinelli (http://www.wooljersey.com/gallery/Mike-Shorts-Bike-Photos/CinelliSC1) in person last weekend. Yes, that's leather bar tape that's sewn tight to the bars.
comfy, cheap, classy - pick two.
I tend to break my beak everytime i fall off my bike. But the bar tape just ends up bloody.
11-20-05, 11:23 AM
I was riding home from the bar a couple days ago (maybe a little tipsy), got ran off the road by some idiot, and wiped out into a planter. My bar tape ripped plus a stick got jammed into my front wheel, knocking it a little outta true. Guess thems the breaks.
11-20-05, 11:24 AM
Sadly there was no alcohol involved in mine. Just me trying to be cool all alone.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 4.1.12 Copyright © 2014 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved.