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    just curious

    what are those black electric tape looking patches i see towards the front of top tubes? i can only think they're used as some kind of grip for the pants when leaning way forward on skids.

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    protects drop bars from denting the frame when the fork rotates /thread

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    Quote Originally Posted by zeBRAHz View Post
    protects drop bars from denting the frame when the fork rotates /thread
    truth^^


    Lol at the "grip For nuts to stem comment"
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    ahh..makes sense! much more sense than nuts to stem grip thought.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PIPMANG View Post
    what are those black electric tape looking patches i see towards the front of top tubes? i can only think they're used as some kind of grip for the pants when leaning way forward on skids.
    internetz gold
    Quote Originally Posted by wearyourtruth View Post
    in all fairness... one of those threads is actually about kitties.

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    dude has us cornered.

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    they're used as some kind of grip for the pants
    they're used as some kind of grip for the pants
    they're used as some kind of grip for the pants
    they're used as some kind of grip for the pants
    they're used as some kind of grip for the pants
    they're used as some kind of grip for the pants
    they're used as some kind of grip for the pants

    I just want it over and over!!
    The bums will always lose.

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    it to prevent this

    in case you need a visual

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    Damn I gotta get some tape on my bike quick! I hate it when I don't even realize I'm uncool and out of the style loop.

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    i just use it to cover up the fugly kilo tt logo.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pipmang View Post
    what are those black electric tape looking patches i see towards the front of top tubes? I can only think they're used as some kind of grip for the pants when leaning way forward on skids.
    sig
    Quote Originally Posted by seau grateau View Post
    My nuts are always sliding all over the place when I skid. Need some grip. For my nuts.

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    best troll evar

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    My nuts are always sliding all over the place when I skid. Need some grip. For my nuts.

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    Quote Originally Posted by seau grateau View Post
    My nuts are always sliding all over the place when I skid. Need some grip. For my nuts.
    stop shaving them
    hair increases friction

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    Quote Originally Posted by riot2003 View Post
    sig
    glad you like it

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    hair decreases friction and chaffing, that's why we have pubic hair and armpit hair

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    Quote Originally Posted by seau grateau View Post
    My nuts are always sliding all over the place when I skid. Need some grip. For my nuts.
    EVEN BETTER! LOL

    I just get up every morning, and glue skateboard griptape to them.
    Quote Originally Posted by seau grateau View Post
    My nuts are always sliding all over the place when I skid. Need some grip. For my nuts.

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    I'm going to start wrapping leftover bartape to the part of the top tube where my nuts would go when leaning way far forward on skids. They need the grip.

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    my nutz allways gotz grip........ by girlz


    Almost as stupid as this thread!
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