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Grips over bartape??

Old 07-21-11, 01:15 PM
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Grips over bartape??

Saw this:



and kind of want to replicate it to give it a try on my bullhorns, but kinda confused how they pulled this off. Did they put the grips on first then put on the bartape? Did they pull the grips over the bartape? Any thoughts?
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Old 07-21-11, 01:17 PM
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May have just rolled the end of the grip back a little and started the wrap under the grip.
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Old 07-21-11, 01:18 PM
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I remember reading about this a while back. He slid the Oury's all the way up, slipped the Keirin grips underneath, then taped the bottoms.
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They could have at least cut the ends of the grips off with something other than a dull spoon.
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Old 07-21-11, 01:20 PM
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Originally Posted by ianjk
They could have at least cut the ends of the grips off with something other than a dull spoon.
Ya I saw that Seems like they took a little extra time on everything else, dunno why the shoddy cut job
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Old 07-21-11, 01:22 PM
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Originally Posted by seau grateau
I remember reading about this a while back. He slid the Oury's all the way up, slipped the Keirin grips underneath, then taped the bottoms.
Does the bar tape extend all the way to the stem? Or does it stop earlier?
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Old 07-21-11, 01:23 PM
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OURY grips on sprint bars...because he'll never use the drops anyway.
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No, it stops just under the ends of the track grips. You can roll them back a bit, wrap the bar, and then roll em back down.
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Old 07-21-11, 01:25 PM
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Originally Posted by seau grateau
No, it stops just under the ends of the track grips. You can roll them back a bit, wrap the bar, and then roll em back down.
All I have ever used is bar tape. Are Oury's that easy to manipulate and roll back to tape under?
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Old 07-21-11, 01:29 PM
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Actually just found the original article: https://www.oldskooltrack.com/files/home.frame.html

Looks like he wrapped over the ends of the track grips. I think my way would look cooler.

edit- Link doesn't work because their site layout is stupid, but you can find it there.
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Old 07-21-11, 02:52 PM
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used to do this years ago ... in fact I kind miss it. Ourys are soft spray isopropyl (lots, and re-apply because it gets really tough if it dries out) to lubricate slide grips on roll back a little then wrap with tape or other grip of choice. Reduces chatter a lot I love Oury grips
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When I see grips on drop bars like that, or like this


...all it says to me is that they don't actually use the drops, and only have them for looks. Annoys me.
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Originally Posted by seau grateau
Actually just found the original article: https://www.oldskooltrack.com/files/home.frame.html

Looks like he wrapped over the ends of the track grips. I think my way would look cooler.

edit- Link doesn't work because their site layout is stupid, but you can find it there.
Here's the article: https://www.oldskooltrack.com/files/handlebar.frame.html


Originally Posted by PeDDeR27
When I see grips on drop bars like that, or like this


...all it says to me is that they don't actually use the drops, and only have them for looks. Annoys me.
Most people are primarily in the tops/hoods. You're not in the drops all the time, it would be uncomfortable to do so. I'm on the tops/hoods (not really hoods I guess, but where the hoods would be) 90% of the time. That being said, I'd still put some grip tape or something on them.. heh

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Old 07-21-11, 03:30 PM
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I know that, but I'm just saying. I don't see how someone can ride in the drops without any tape at all. Same goes with un-taped bars. Just some peeves that I have.
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Old 07-21-11, 03:32 PM
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Originally Posted by PeDDeR27
I know that, but I'm just saying. I don't see how someone can ride in the drops without any tape at all. Same goes with un-taped bars. Just some peeves that I have.
Maybe the cold metal feels good man. Hahaha Who knows.
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Lizard skins bar tape; the best of both worlds. It's like grips, but everywhere!
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Originally Posted by Jaytron
Here's the article: https://www.oldskooltrack.com/files/handlebar.frame.html




Most people are primarily in the tops/hoods. You're not in the drops all the time, it would be uncomfortable to do so. I'm on the tops/hoods (not really hoods I guess, but where the hoods would be) 90% of the time. That being said, I'd still put some grip tape or something on them.. heh
Perfect! Just what I needed, thanks. Too bad I just wrapped my bars
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