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Old 03-19-06, 07:17 PM   #1
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Crossed bar tape?

I found a link somewhere that gave a how-to for criss-crossed bar tape (Kris/Kross?), but now I can't find the page again. Has anyone else seen this?
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Old 03-19-06, 07:20 PM   #2
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another
http://fixedgeargallery.com/articles/diamondweave/
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Everyone knows that REAL track bikes just have ourys by the stem.
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Damn you guys are quick. Another 10 minutes of trying other terms in google lead me back to rivendell where I first saw it. Is it as hard as it looks?
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This is how I make your ass clench up:

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This is how I make your ass clench up:

Why bother with anything below the tops?
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Because steel nittos aren't heavy enough on their own.
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Because steel nittos aren't heavy enough on their own.
Dear lord, you've been listening to lifetime. What year is this?
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You love it.
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Lucky for me, i don't have a real track bike.
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You love it.
True, but that's not the point.

In other news, Ruffy Tuffy tires don't seem especially ruff -or- tuff. Stupid flat!
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Ruffy Tuffy tires don't seem especially ruff -or- tuff.


If those tires say one thing to me, it's "shenanigans."
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that is awesom i want to do that with my biek!
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If those tires say one thing to me, it's "shenanigans."
I have the mas macho gumwalls instead.
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Damn you guys are quick. Another 10 minutes of trying other terms in google lead me back to rivendell where I first saw it. Is it as hard as it looks?
I found it to be a *****. I started out practicing on a set of OK bars, but decided to wait 'till I got the perfest bars (which were recently bought out from under me, ahem, mr. or ms. red alligator skin covered fiamme owner). The problem was, I am doing black crossed with black. It is hard to see which layer is right. Colored would be much easier.
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I have the mas macho gumwalls instead.
It's a shame your Holland has 650Cs.
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It's a shame your Holland has 650Cs.
The holland won't fit anything bigger than a 23, either.

Hmm.. I wonder if I could shoehorn a 32-559 wheel in there.
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