The restauration/overhaul/refurbishing of my '78 Gent's Touring is getting to an end and I am about too wrap the handelbars. The original ones were taped with black cloth tape so I got myself two rolls of that.
Now for the tricky part: The tape used to be wrapped starting at the stem and wrapped over the top of the tube away from the rider. Please take a look at the attachement too
Everywhere I look on the internet I see people starting the wrapping at the end of the handlebar and going towards the stem... I am confused, was the original way the tape was applied wrong? And why didn't they knew what the right way around was back then?
If anyone has some tips on wrapping cloth tape, don't hesitate