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PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2012 10:03 am 
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Here's my take on it - hope that helps too!


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2012 10:49 am 
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BikeTart wrote:
Here's my take on it - hope that helps too!


Wonderful ! :thumbup:


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2012 10:50 am 
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Clearly and nicely :thumbup:

As I remember, when wrapping the way you showed, I don't use this small piece of tape going over the lever's clamp.
The "knot" around the hoods itself should be sufficient to cover all gaps, though.

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PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2012 10:58 am 
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Great tutorial! I just never wrap back down behind the lever, it's not needed if you place the "cheat tape" carefully

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eurperg wrote:
Great tutorial! I just never wrap back down behind the lever, it's not needed if you place the "cheat tape" carefully


+1.


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2012 11:00 am 
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1415chris wrote:
As I remember, when wrapping the way you showed, I don't use this small piece of tape going over the lever's clamp.
The "knot" around the hoods itself should be sufficient to cover all gaps, though.

It should mean you don't have to use the 'cheat tape', yes - but sometimes you still need to depending on the levers and the bar shape, just to make sure everything is totally covered.


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2012 11:02 am 
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eurperg wrote:
Great tutorial! I just never wrap back down behind the lever, it's not needed if you place the "cheat tape" carefully

In all honesty I just prefer wrapping this way - nothing to do with not wanting or needing to use the cheat tape, but just how I like to do it.


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2012 11:14 am 
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BikeTart wrote:
eurperg wrote:
Great tutorial! I just never wrap back down behind the lever, it's not needed if you place the "cheat tape" carefully

In all honesty I just prefer wrapping this way - nothing to do with not wanting or needing to use the cheat tape, but just how I like to do it.


It is really ok. ;)


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http://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-hel ... n-drop-bar

Check out the 'reverse wrap' part.

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http://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/handlebar-tape-installation-drop-bar" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Check out the 'reverse wrap' part.



Seriously, that wrapping looks like shit ! :shock:


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Park tool shouldn't even stick to making tools. Most are complete crap, barely adequate for the home user.


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 18, 2012 7:50 pm 
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I'm on about the switch of directions at the hoods to prevent unwinding. Not the neatness of the job in the photos.

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I think I left the oven on


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 19, 2012 2:23 am 
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Hi,

No one actually wraps from the top of the handle bar down ?

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