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    Mr. Maximan1 maximan1's Avatar
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    I got carbon fiber-ish bar tape


    I bought it on ebay. I liked how it looked. It came with the end plugs and finishing tape and 2 rolls. Hey, I'm happy. They look like carbon fiber.

    BTW this seller has a carpload of bike stuff for low prices. Check it out...
    http://search.ebay.com/_W0QQsassZzurstersQQhtZ-1

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    Looks nice. I hope you're happier with it than I am with my new bar tape. It's been on my bike about 12 hours now, and I'm already thinking about replacing it.
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    It is fantastic. voltman's Avatar
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    Please tell me you didn't pay more than $10 for that, including shipping.

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    Mr. Maximan1 maximan1's Avatar
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    $12.34 was the total with shipping. Why?

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    It's on sale at Performance for $8 or so. $4 extra is no biggie, but hey, that's like 8 candybars right there.
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    Scum, Freezebag! Mo'Phat's Avatar
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    Blammo clicky 'da linky.
    Mo'Phat's Rules to Live By:
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    Scum, Freezebag! Mo'Phat's Avatar
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    ps. I use this stuff, it's rad. Over 2000 miles and still looks new.
    Mo'Phat's Rules to Live By:
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    Mr. Maximan1 maximan1's Avatar
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    Scum, Freezebag!!!

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    Mr. Maximan1 maximan1's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mo'Phat
    ps. I use this stuff, it's rad. Over 2000 miles and still looks new.
    And thats why I got it - I figured the *darker* colors will not show much dirt.

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    lol

    Quote Originally Posted by Mo'Phat
    $4 extra is no biggie.
    Yeah my dad bought it anyway...

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    Scum, Freezebag! Mo'Phat's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by maximan1
    Yeah my dad bought it anyway...
    Heck, you shoulda got two or three!
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    Steel is Real. markw's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by jschen
    Looks nice. I hope you're happier with it than I am with my new bar tape. It's been on my bike about 12 hours now, and I'm already thinking about replacing it.
    Repeat after me... Cinelli

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    What about Deda? Fixer has me thinking about white vinyl tape from Deda.
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    Mr. Maximan1 maximan1's Avatar
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    But white will be grey so quickly...

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    Quote Originally Posted by maximan1
    But white will be grey so quickly...
    Not if it's vinyl, so that you can just wash it off. Or if you get something nice and cheap so that you can afford to replace it before any big ride where you want to look cool.
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    Mr. Maximan1 maximan1's Avatar
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    Hmmmmm.... Kool

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    Mr. Maximan1 maximan1's Avatar
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    But wouldent the vinyl one be REALLY slippery?

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    Max, I asked the same question, but Fixer seems okay with his vinyl tape. I think as far as the feel of the tape goes, I'd prefer something not in vinyl, but the vinyl probably would be more shiny. Tough decision.
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    riding once again jschen's Avatar
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    By the way, for the record, looks usually don't matter too much to me. But for some reason, I'm really fixated with getting bar tape that's white as snow.
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