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Old 06-26-11, 02:24 AM   #1
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Leather Bartape

Hello, first time poster here. I am looking to buy some leather handle bar tape for my fixed gear bicycle to match a brown Brooks saddle. I found a website that was selling them, I think it was a small operation and the guy selling them only had about 3-5 at a time. Does anyone know about this? Thanks!
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Old 06-26-11, 03:29 AM   #2
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Well i wouldnt know about that small operation place because you didnt post a link to that particular website...but a quick search on amazon gave me some options for some leather brown bar tape

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss...ather+bar+tape
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Old 06-26-11, 08:25 AM   #3
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Salsa gel cork tape is a good match as well.
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I think he meant first time internet user.
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Old 06-26-11, 09:50 AM   #5
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Was it this guy? http://handlebra.com/

His stuff is excellent from what I've heard.
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Screw paying $120 for handlebar tape.
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Old 06-26-11, 12:15 PM   #7
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$45 is far more reasonable:

http://store.velo-orange.com/index.p...erforated.html

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Was it this guy? http://handlebra.com/

His stuff is excellent from what I've heard.
Yes this is it! Thanks you!

I recently ran into someone who had it and the quality and feel was impressive, much better than the Velo Orange. But than again, it's twice as much as the Velo Orange.

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I think he meant first time internet user.
I don't understand the need for such insults, I was simply looking for a product that I couldn't find. Attacking random users does not make you cool or more knowledgeable.
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