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Old 02-04-08, 03:01 PM   #1
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Fancy handlebar wrap trim

I was exceedingly bored this rainy weekend and embarked on a 40 minute project: world championship stripped trim on my bar wrap to match my Pista paint scheme. It was made with several stripes of labeling tape.



Last weekend, I did my other bike. (But I'm not as happy with it and will probably re-do it.)



OCD bike lovers, unite! I'd like to see other variations on this...
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looks gewd
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I usually use black electrical tape, I like the way it looks and feels and it wraps nicely. I almost did the same thing a couple weekends ago when I saw a pack of like, 5 different colors of electrical tape at fred meyer, but then I remembered I'm lazy and cheap.
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5 different colors of electrical tape at fred meyer, but then I remembered I'm lazy and cheap.
Yep that's the one.

But I'd like to see something other WCS theme.
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Yep that's the one.

But I'd like to see something other WCS theme.
Hahaha, maybe i'll look into doing it.
I just bought the black roll so i could basically cover my frame to avoid gnarling up the rattle can job and patch the rough bits that peeled a bit. Haha, top tube protector? not unless it comes on a roll!
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i remember someone doing a WCS colored headset spacers. it was pretty gnarly.
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MIN that's impressive and a little scary.
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Man, that's pretty flashy.
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i remember someone doing a WCS colored headset spacers. it was pretty gnarly.
chris king makes 'em
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If you really wanted to you could anno a stem that way pretty easy.
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chris king makes 'em
ck spacers are nine bucks each! That's $50 in spacers!!!!
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ck spacers are nine bucks each! That's $50 in spacers!!!!
DIY anno job on some aluminum spacers. 5 gallon bucket, some rit dye, a battery charger, and various other things aquired from your hardware store. A spacer set would be easy to do too.
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wait until you're actually a champ to waste the 50 bucks.
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I has ck spacers. They iz better than homegrown ano hackjobs.
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