Re: [CR]"GEM" Handlebar Tape...?

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From: "Aldo Ross" <>
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Subject: Re: [CR]"GEM" Handlebar Tape...?
Date: Thu, 17 May 2001 08:32:59 -0400

In 1964 they were available in solids, checkerboards, irridescent, and stripes. See the Reliable Cycles catalog page:

and look for page 25 "GEM bar wrap"

if that link doesn't work, go to

visit album ""

goto "bike parts catalogue"

and look for page 25.

Aldo Ross

----- Original Message -----
From: D. Kennard
Sent: Wednesday, May 16, 2001 10:32 PM
Subject: [CR]"GEM" Handlebar Tape...?

> Hi folks,
> In digging around the back room of a LBS, I came across a couple
> of boxes of some old-lookin' "GEM" brand English-made handlebar tape.
> It appears to be made of vinyl, and I thought it may be cool on an older
> English bike. Is anyone familiar with this stuff, and anyone know the
> vintage?
> As always,
> thanks for your help! Cheers,


> Duane Kennard