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Old 02-12-14, 08:19 AM
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Bar Tape-Multi color?

I am getting ready to tape my trekking bars on my touring bike and would like to do a 2 color scheme. But I cannot seem to find any info on how to do it. Any thoughts?
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Old 02-12-14, 08:23 AM
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Google Harlequin Bar Wrap, etc.
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buy 2 color confetti or striped tape?
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Old 02-12-14, 05:01 PM
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lizard skins also makes some pretty cool dual-colored bar tape. Its designed so the drops are both the same color, and then above the hoods to the stem are the same color. Also I think it's real comfy
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The newbie is correct.
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Another way
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I did it on my own, wasn't too hard to figure out. I was using actually lime green closed-cell foam tape "circus-striped" with an old black 700C inner tube. The trick is getting it started wht them overlapping each other as much as you would normally have the tape overlap itself. Then just wrap them having them "chase each other" and maintain overlap. If you are patient, you can figure it out. Go slow, expect to unwrap and restart at least 3 times, and keep some spring clamps handy to hold things in place if you need to walk away for a bit. Here's a pic of the result:
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Here is an option for you Tandem Tom
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Another way
Looks like The Folsom's bike.
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I'm unable to find a guide to how to do that (the Folsom's bike example). Any videos you can point to, or photos of how the transition is made?
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I'm unable to find a guide to how to do that (the Folsom's bike example). Any videos you can point to, or photos of how the transition is made?
I can't help with your question...just noticed you joined on 07 and this is your first post.
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