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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 01-13-13, 06:09 PM   #1
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Baseball bat leather wraps?

I looked these up at the store but I haven't bought one yet because I cant find it in white. Has anyone used these on their handlebars?

Looks like it could work and they look nice plus they are cheaper then most bar tapes...
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Old 01-13-13, 06:42 PM   #2
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I would sooner use the proper tool for the job .
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Perhaps cheaper, but only long enough to wrap the drops, not all the way up and over. I'd rather pay the extra $5 and save myself the headache.
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Wrapped the bar-ends of my single-speed folder with Baseball bat tape - that was 5-6 yrs ago. Worked great, and it's now my 15 yr old grandson's main ride.

Hey, it has adhesive on the backside, and it has always worked well on my bats.

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What the hell, you can get high quality bar tape for like $20.
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