Has anyone gone rouge and used handlebar tape that isn't black?
@Oliver Schick has gone red I believe
Hm, I can't remember ever mentioning on here that I have red bartape on a bike, which I do, on one, so unless it's a case of mistaken identity, how can you know without stalking me? Then again, maybe I have mentioned it. I don't have it in London, though, and I don't get to ride it very often, especially not in pandemics.
I hope I didn't spook you too bad, gone rouge / rogue is the sort of type you tend to point out.
Ah, sorry, I didn't read what you replied to properly.
Haha that's when a spelling mistake works.
@Oliver Schick do you have a photo?
I'm just interested to see how it looks with the frame
It's not a bike I'd post a photo of, sorry (and I can't actually remember if and where I might have one). The tape is only red because there's red on the white frame. Just use your own colour judgement. For an Isen, I guess you'll need fade tape, anyway. :)
The answer is obvious
Masi does this that seems appropriate
White cotton bar tape has been ordered....
Very excited to see how it turns out!
It's more pastel but i kinda dig it, the tape is different to what I've applied before.
Looks very nice I think!
Yeah it's subtle but it's different. I was hoping it was bright like the frame but it faded once it dried
If you apply shellac to the bar tape the colours will definitely darken, but I’m not sure that’s the look you’re going for..
That whole cockpit setup is making me twitch. Hoods angled down and inwards, is that comfortable for you?
Lovely bike though.
Literally. Also, you know you don't have to use the whole role of tape right? 😅
@Tijs i actually find it more comfortable than before, i know it looks mad but it feels good
@JB the tapes super narrow, half the width of the standard one so that's why it looks like that. There's also some left ;)
Fair fair fair. I'm slightly confused by the downward angle, rather than the inward rotation. Inward rotation reduces effective reach so I understand the comfort aspect, but downward rotation to me would feel like your hands are about to slip off the hoods?
TBF. It doesn’t make much difference if the saddle Is tilted down, so you’ll always feel like you got more weight on the hood.
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