Example: Framebuilding

Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2003 14:15:28 -0800
From: Dennis Young <mail@woodworkingboy.com>
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
In-Reply-To: <CATFOOD9vJdgko3YqH0000007b9@catfood.nt.phred.org>
Subject: [CR]tape

Hi Jim,

Why the cloth tape underneath, more cushion? I found super glue to be the way to go as well.

Thanks, Dennis Young Hotaka

> First of all let me say that Benotto is my favorite covering for handlebars.
> Here is my alternative. First I wrap my bars with cloth tape and then I
> finish with Benotto on top of the cloth. I generally use 1 1/2 rolls of
> Benotto per side and I start at the bar end and finish in the center.
> Sheldon's recommendation with respect to keeping constant tension on the
> tape is critical for a good job. I use a couple drops CA(super glue) at the
> end of of the tape. Super glue will keep everthing in place until the tape
> wears out and IMO looks better than finishing with electrical tape.