Hm, i'd simply try to put some kind of liquid glue to the handlebars before wwrapping it?!
Martin Appel, Munich, Germany
"RB" <email@example.com> schrieb:
>I don't get it. I thought shellaced cork (sometimes with twine) was
>school bar wrap of the pro track riders. Was this actually shellaced
>cotton? Perhaps the cork was thinner in those days?
>I have some Cinelli natural cork (modern) bar wrap. I like it very
>was going to try shellac on some on my fixed gear. Has anyone
>[mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Neill
>Sent: Friday, November 11, 2005 11:47 AM
>To: BobHoveyGa@aol.com; Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
>Subject: Re: [CR]Re: Shellac....now.... have you ever done anything
>----- Original Message -----
>Sent: Friday, November 11, 2005 12:39 PM
>Subject: [CR]Re: Shellac
>> In a message dated 11/10/05 12:18:27 PM, Alan Goldsworthy writes:
>> > Martin, Though I've never shellac-ed any cork myself, I see no
>> > can't be done.
>> I see one reason why it might not be advisable... shellac's relative
>> of inflexibility. When used on a material that is hard (wood,
>> stretched cloth) there shouldn't be any problem... but for something
>> cork, I don't see how one could expect it not to craze, or even
>> John Thompson writes:
>> > Harrumph. Real Men go out and catch the beetles themselves and
>> them down into shellac resin. :-)
>> John, that's great if you want bug paste, but to get shellac you
>> collect the secretions the lac beetles leave behind on trees.
>> I've trained my beetles to secrete their resins directly onto my
>> Saves a lot of work, though my wife is not too pleased with all the
>> the house.
>> Bob Hovey
>> Columbus, GA