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

Example: Framebuilders:Chris Pauley

Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2005 14:50:54 +0000
From: Steve Maas <>
Subject: Re: [CR]shellac a "cork" handlebar tape?
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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:
> [] On Behalf Of Martin Appel
> Sent: Thursday, November 10, 2005 5:57 AM
> To:
> 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, 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