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Old 09-21-09, 03:26 PM   #1
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Electical Tape Bike



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Old 09-21-09, 03:39 PM   #2
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is this your whip?
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I imagine this is something The Crow would ride.
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Old 09-21-09, 03:56 PM   #5
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good thing youve got that super arro wheel becuase your bike now weighs 27 lbs
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Old 09-21-09, 04:27 PM   #8
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good thing youve got that super arro wheel becuase your bike now weighs 27 lbs

i'm guessing there's less than 2 rolls of tape on that bike, where do you buy 14 lb electrical tape?
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it should be noted that tape adhesive will eat away paint after a few years.
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i got electric tape on mine, c00l
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Old 09-21-09, 05:34 PM   #11
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i'm guessing there's less than 2 rolls of tape on that bike, where do you buy 14 lb electrical tape?
i thought it was more than 2 rolls

like 10
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Too bad he's covering up a nice Cannondale frame.
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too bad its a pista concept. ^^
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too bad its a pista concept. ^^
definitely not a pista concept.

there is a ****load of tape on that bike
i dont see the point
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Old 09-21-09, 07:14 PM   #15
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i'm guessing there's less than 2 rolls of tape on that bike, where do you buy 14 lb electrical tape?
you think that weights thirteen pounds?
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good thing youve got that super arro wheel becuase your bike now weighs 27 lbs
I dont have any super (aero?) wheels. My bike weighs 20 pounds, thank you very much.

If you missed it, this is not my bike.
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Every 4 years some people use 'electical tape'.
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definitely not a pista concept.

there is a ****load of tape on that bike
i dont see the point
Definitely *is* a Pista Concept. Belongs to the same guy who has the crazy asymmetrical Yamaguchi and a bunch of other really nice rides.

This **** is old, anyway.

EDIT: Here's the Pista Concept on his flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dancing...on/1693948937/

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Old 09-21-09, 10:22 PM   #19
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Every 4 years some people use 'electical tape'.
Not true
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Definitely less than 2 rolls. I taped up my bike and it took less than one roll. I taped:
Top tube
seat tube
downtube
seat stay
chain stay
why?
do you also keep your couch wrapped in plastic?
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Old 09-21-09, 10:44 PM   #21
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Ahhh!!

Make it stop!
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mostly looks like a total lack of maintenance of your components. the frame itself looks pretty normal for a bike that gets ridden on the street. clean it up & it would be fine.

if your tape bike is so nice that you have to cover every inch of it to avoid scratches and paint chips, I hope you dont freak the *** out when you pull off the tape in a few years...
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tape isn't going to help you if you don't put some oil on that chain.
Maybe could use a seat post and saddle, too.
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Old 09-21-09, 10:49 PM   #24
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black spray paint would be easier
and electrical tape gets nasty after a while, especially after being in the sun?
And then the goo starts oozing out? and then **** sticks to it.
electrical tape bikes = fail....just sayin
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just look for the bike with pigeon feathers stuck on the frame
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