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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 07-21-08, 09:37 PM   #1
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flop and chop grip

does everyone have their bars taped or use grips.

i dont really want to use tape what kind of grips are you using?
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Old 07-21-08, 11:10 PM   #2
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Old 07-22-08, 02:11 AM   #3
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I just tape mine with the cheapest stuff PBK has
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Old 07-22-08, 02:28 PM   #5
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I use cheap grip tape as well. Profile design I believe.

Are there dramatic advantages to grips? I have recently switched to a from drops, since I was essentially riding where the levers would have been, and didn't really think about putting on anything but bar tape.
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