Re: [CR]shellac a "cork" handlebar tape?


Example: Framebuilders:Chris Pauley

Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2005 14:50:54 +0000
From: Steve Maas <stevem@mail.nonlintec.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]shellac a "cork" handlebar tape?
In-reply-to: <E1EaBG1-0004WK-Kk@smtpauth07.mail.atl.earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
References:


Also available at Bicycle Classics:

http://www.bicycleclassics.com/bartape.html

Steve Maas Dublin, Ireland

Roman Stankus wrote:
> Still shown as available at Harris Cyclery in most colors including white,
> yellow......
>
> Roman Stankus
> Atlanta, Ga.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: classicrendezvous-bounces@bikelist.org
> [mailto:classicrendezvous-bounces@bikelist.org] On Behalf Of Martin Appel
> Sent: Thursday, November 10, 2005 5:57 AM
> To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
> Subject: [CR]shellac a "cork" handlebar tape?
>
> shellacing a cloth handlebar tape is a nice way to give your bike a
> classic look.
>
> Sad thing is that cloth handlebar tape in colors other than black seems
> to have vanished rom the market; Rivendell is out of stock...
>
> so i thought of alternatives.
> Cinelli sells a modern "cork" padded handlebar tape in color "nature"
> (see http://www.bike24.net/p1319.html, bottom left sample), but it is
> just a little bit to light in color to match with a Broks saddle.
>
> i wonder i it might be possible to put shellac on one o those tapes?
> anybody ever tried it?
>
> thanks or any hints,
>
> Martin Appel
> Munich, Germany