I had about 5 cm left over on a 42 cm bar, so my "installed weight" is a bit lower.
Next time I'll switch to the 1.8 as I find the 2.5 a bit thick, but it's the best tape I've ever had. Love the grip. I've run the Fizik as well and liked the "throwback" feel - but it's just slightly more comfortable than cloth tape.
Shop around - you can get it pretty cheap (relatively speaking) if you look. Try Universal Cycles...
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I saw some samples and it is rubbery like the Lizard Skin tape.
If that fizik superlight tacky tape has a similar feel and weight to the lizardskins, but microtex durability, I'd be willing to try it. So has anybody here tried that fizik superlight tacky tape?
the fizik is not as light as the lizzard skins, not comfortable, and not as grippy. The good about the fizik tape is that you can pull and make it comform onto almost any bar, it is easy to clean, it is really durable, comes in a myriad of colors and is almost 50% less that the lizzard skins.
my new favorite tape is the perforated deda as
it is as light as the lizzard skins
white tape is easier to clean and make white again compared to the lizzard skins
it is bit stetchier that the fizzik and wraps the best out of the three
it is grippier than the lizzard skins even with sweaty hands
it is the cheapest option so if you do not like it, it is not that big of a deal.
that fizik tacky could be really good if it has the same or better grip as the lizzard skins and last as long as microtex even if it's not as light.
I have used both Lizard Skins and Fizik and prefer the Lizard Skins but even shopping around it's over £20 so quite pricey and in white it dirties quickly.
I plan to try the Arundel next as its supposedly similar to the Lizard Skins in feel but a lot cheaper. Weight wise it's similar too, found a thread on here where it was measured at 9 grams more than the Lizard Skins Race tape which isn't bad at all.
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