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Velox cloth tape. What size do you use? Green or Blue?

Old 05-21-09, 04:49 PM
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Velox cloth tape. What size do you use? Green or Blue?

I just went to the LBS to pick up some more Velox Cloth Rim Tape. I have always used the green width (medium). The LBS is telling me that it is to wide and they always use the blue (narrow).

What do you guys use?
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I use whatever fits the rim, but most of the time green fills the bill.
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i have always used blue, but come to think of it, i really don't know what color the last roll was.
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I use 18mm for 15mm rims.
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Usually medium. I haven't come across a rim that needs the narrow size yet.
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Narrow: I believe you just need to cover the spoke holes.
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Originally Posted by StupidlyBrave View Post
Narrow: I believe you just need to cover the spoke holes.
True, but when you start flatting because the edge has crept over a hair under pressure, you might want to give it a little wiggle room.
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Originally Posted by BoSoxYacht View Post
True, but when you start flatting because the edge has crept over a hair under pressure, you might want to give it a little wiggle room.
But think of all that extra weight.

Edit: Speaking of all that weight: Jynx, have you considered velo plugs, instead of rim tape?
http://www.blueskycycling.com/view_p...eProductSearch
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