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Does this tape require me to be fast?

Old 10-22-08, 10:48 AM
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Does this tape require me to be fast?

I was almost set on some stella cromo tape. Maybe ugly. Maybe not.
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Old 10-22-08, 10:53 AM
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I don't know if you need to be fast, but you better have good gloves. I like to ride barehanded in summer and I'm sure my hands would slip right off.
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Does it require you to be fast? Nope. Just be ready to show your OCP card.
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Old 10-22-08, 10:55 AM
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meh, I don't like the look. But I put a white stem and a white seatpost on a white bike, so what do I know?

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you have to wear a chrome helmet to use that tape.
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Old 10-22-08, 11:49 AM
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with bling like that, if you have to ask, the answer is no.
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a couple guys on my team tried it out, they didnt like it and went back to tape they could grip w/o gloves etc.. I thought it looked gross.
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not a looki i care for. I saw it on a Willier earlier this year and it just looks .....too south beachy or something....but....de gustubus non disputandum.
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Originally Posted by caloso View Post
I don't know if you need to be fast, but you better have good gloves. I like to ride barehanded in summer and I'm sure my hands would slip right off.


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but it matches my tin foil hat!
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Too flashy.
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He approves.

I think it's lamé. Get it?
I need a life.
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Make sure to have good shades when using that on a sunny day, the reflection might be a bit much.

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i actually wear ' year 2000 bell necklaces' when i ride.

Would match pretty nice
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Looks like conduit.

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Do it.
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Yes, on a fixed gear.
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That tape requires you to be first or last, nothing in between.
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Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
Looks like conduit.
I was going to say it looked like a tin foil snake, but that works too.
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must have matching shoes.
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Have you seen it on a bike in person? I thought it was cool in the box, but on a bike (and a very blingy one at that) it's downright ugly.
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destro would dig it
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Originally Posted by EventServices View Post
Does it require you to be fast? Nope. Just be ready to show your OCP card.
He can NOT get an OCP card with that! And if he already has one, it is hereby revoked!
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You need to sport one of these first:



hehe! Sorry, I couldn't resist... But honestly, if I rolled up with that my friends would dis-own me. They almost already do because I'm so slow!

But if you like it go for it!
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