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Old 08-10-14, 01:58 PM   #1
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What color bar tape should I get?

I have this bike with drop bars and cane creek levers and I just wanted some opinions on what color bar tape I should get. I was thinking gray or black.

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Old 08-10-14, 02:02 PM   #2
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Then get grey or black.
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Aggie colors. Nothing wrong with school pride.
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I'd get what ever color russled my jimmies but I'd probably match the head tube sticker then as money got better match the saddle to the tape because it needs a splash of color
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Get the color of your favorite ice cream.
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I'd go with a bright blue or something. Just to give a little pop. Maybe find a saddle to match, as said previously.
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Go classy. Brown leather and then a brown leather saddle to match later.
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get that black and white cow print
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CINELLI MACRO SPLASH RIBBON BAR TAPE

Grey and Black....duh
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neon pink.
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I would say Duct Tape and then you can get Justin Beiber Duct Tape and be a real baller. Hashtag:thuglyfe4lyfe Hashtag:fixedgearBeiber Hashtag:yolobieber420

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If you are looking for good tape, I like my Fizik 3mm tape (mine happens to be black) though I will say my FG and my Cilo are both running harlequin wrapped cloth tape (red and black on the FG and eggplant and white into eggplant and black on my Cilo) so I do have a love for the cloth stuff.
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I second the moo colors
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You can never go wron with bar tape colors that match your saddle
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moooooooooo
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Use steel bars.
Leave them unwrapped and the bike out in the rain.
Let bars rust.
You will then have naturally coloured bars with a rough surface that offers good grip.

Apart from that, why the hell does my fashion opinion matter? I'm happy to advise on type of bar tape but colour? Grow some balls man and make up your own mind. It's not hard to change if you decide you got it wrong.
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