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Old 05-16-07, 10:27 PM   #1
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Clear tape for white wraps?

I want to go with white handle bar tape on my bike. I think it's a great look. Of course they will get dirty with time but have you seen any type of clear tape used on wraps? I would want to have maybe 6 inches of clear tape on the inside of the handle bars to try to keep em clean.

any ideas? thanks.
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Old 05-16-07, 10:42 PM   #2
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Just use some of the synthetic cork stuff like the Deda bar tape. You can wash it off with soap and water unlike natural cork.
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Old 05-16-07, 10:49 PM   #3
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cinelli jelly ribbon. doesnt come cheap, and i guarantee you it will be dirty in a week.
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Old 05-16-07, 10:55 PM   #4
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FIZIK WHITE

this stuff is getting pretty common now

get it. its a bit grippier than the previous fizik stuff

the only gripe i've heard about it is when people get pissy when their saddle turns brown and their bar tape doesn't.
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Old 05-16-07, 11:01 PM   #5
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get chrome tape.. way cooler
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Old 05-16-07, 11:01 PM   #6
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yeah thats stuff's pretty cool
never seen it irl tho.
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