Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: New Rochelle, NY
Bikes: too many bikes from 1967 10s (5x2)Frejus to a Sumitomo Ti/Chorus aluminum 10s (10x2), plus one non-susp mtn bike I use as my commuter
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While folks can get pretty pedantic on the subject, there's no one "correct" way to wrap tape.
Either wrap top down finishing with a plug for a very clean finished look, or wrap (as i do) bottom to top and finish with a tape strip so the shingling is in the right direction and the edges are less likely to curl.
I've seen showpiece spiral and "woven" tape jobs done with two rolls at once.
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