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    Mr. Maximan1 maximan1's Avatar
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    I just wrapped the bars on my fixie :)

    For a first timer, not bad...



    Oh and hi foosters

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    Nice.

    What tape did you use?
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    Tennis racket tape
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    Mr. Maximan1 maximan1's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Little Darwin View Post
    Nice.

    What tape did you use?
    I'm not sure what brand it is.

    I bought it a long time ago for a different bike, and just now found it.
    It has like a carbon fiber texture thing going.

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    Looks good.
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    Nicely done Max. I've got to learn how to wrap bars properly.

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    how to tape your bars http://www.flickr.com/photos/89572419@N00/sets/72157629279270681/

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    their's is awesome, and well written.
    how to tape your bars http://www.flickr.com/photos/89572419@N00/sets/72157629279270681/

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    Your mother's art?
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    Quote Originally Posted by AllenG View Post
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    Looking good!

    And, where you been?

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    Quote Originally Posted by UnsafeAlpine View Post
    Looking good!

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    Did you bring back steaks and dressing?
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    Oh, and Hi, and nice job on the bar wraps. A good wrap job is a very satisfying feeling to me.
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    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    A good wrap job is a very satisfying feeling to me.
    The images that come to mind.
    Quote Originally Posted by unterhausen
    I believe that in this case "solid meh" means "so 'meh' that it could never be anything more than 'meh', and yet also no less than 'meh' -- in a word, exactly 'meh'"

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    Forgot to say, nice job, Max.
    Quote Originally Posted by unterhausen
    I believe that in this case "solid meh" means "so 'meh' that it could never be anything more than 'meh', and yet also no less than 'meh' -- in a word, exactly 'meh'"

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    BTW...that's Cinelli carbon tape, same thing I have on my roadie type bike.
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    those are totally the wrong bars for a fixie...and...what's up w/ brakes?!?!?!




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    Quote Originally Posted by randya View Post
    those are totally the wrong bars for a fixie...and...what's up w/ brakes?!?!?!



    They are not wrong. And the brakes is so I don't crash into stuff.

    I bet you let your mind wander and it ran away, thats why you say the bars are "wrong" and hatin on my brakes

    Edit: The bars are fine where I live, I don't need to squeeze through NYC traffic.

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    but I thought the whole point of having a fixie is that then you don't need brakes

    you really need deep profile pink rims, too, that bike is way too 'straight'

    you might as well have left the gears and freewheel on the damn thing...




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    Quote Originally Posted by randya View Post
    but I thought the whole point of having a fixie is that then you don't need brakes

    you really need deep profile pink rims, too, that bike is way too 'straight'

    you might as well have left the gears and freewheel on the damn thing...



    I bought it like this silly.

    My parents insist on brakes.

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    What do you know you ride a bike, nice job nub

    Every passing minute is another chance to turn it all around.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fuzzbox View Post
    What do you know you ride a bike, nice job nub
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