Super thin/light bar tape

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jimwhimpey
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I'm looking for some bar tape to do nothing more than add grip to some bare slippery TT bars. Any recommendations?

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by ericmerg1

hockey stick tape

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http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/361861007397

I use this in clear on my extentions.
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Zakalwe
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by Zakalwe

Self amalgamating tape, stretches very thin

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You guys call it self fusing tape or something like that that though

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by Kayrehn

My mechanic uses this to end off bartape because it doesn't end up leaving stickiness all over, is it the same thing? Image

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by Zakalwe

Yeah that's the same stuff

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ericmerg1 wrote:hockey stick tape


As somebody that plays on the ice quite a bit, I'm not sure of there's a specific brand you'd recommend?

I wrap my sticks with Renfrew friction tape, and it "feels" much heavier than something like the Lizard Skin 1.8mm tape. Might just be my imagination. Also, Renfrew tape tends to retain water a bit more than a synthetic bar tape, so sweat and gunk would make it marginally heavier.

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There's been a similar question on here(?) for brake levers IIRC.

Coolest idea there: Clear coat, add sugar, let dry, wash off sugar crystals -> grippy surface!

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by Fiery

Drumstick tape or thin racket tape.

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by ericmerg1

JackRussellRacing wrote:
ericmerg1 wrote:hockey stick tape


As somebody that plays on the ice quite a bit, I'm not sure of there's a specific brand you'd recommend?

I wrap my sticks with Renfrew friction tape, and it "feels" much heavier than something like the Lizard Skin 1.8mm tape. Might just be my imagination. Also, Renfrew tape tends to retain water a bit more than a synthetic bar tape, so sweat and gunk would make it marginally heavier.


http://www.ebay.com/itm/Jaybird-Mais-Bl ... SwnHZYdZhd this is what i bought, i'm unsure how much the lizard skins weigh but this is just a fabric with adhesive backing 0 padding or anything to them.

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Deda Traforato – 40g inc. plugs
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JackRussellRacing wrote:
ericmerg1 wrote:hockey stick tape


As somebody that plays on the ice quite a bit, I'm not sure of there's a specific brand you'd recommend?

I wrap my sticks with Renfrew friction tape, and it "feels" much heavier than something like the Lizard Skin 1.8mm tape. Might just be my imagination. Also, Renfrew tape tends to retain water a bit more than a synthetic bar tape, so sweat and gunk would make it marginally heavier.

I've had a lot of success with the Renfrew friction tape and zefal veloplast cloth.

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ryanw wrote:Deda Traforato – 40g inc. plugs

40g for the whole pack. I only used about 22g on my bars

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