Re: [CR]Wrapping bars with cloth tape

(Example: Racing:Jean Robic)

From: "Robert Clair" <r.clair@cox.net>
To: <ralph_symbleme@bicyclelogy.com>, <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <AFEAJBCEPGPGDPNCPLGLCEALCCAA.ralph_symbleme@bicyclelogy.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Wrapping bars with cloth tape
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2008 21:25:22 -0500
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... thanks :) i sent an email to the fellow you cited ... maybe we can do something ... i do the sake, "he wraps", and i pay. sounds like adeal to me !

robert clair
alexandria, va 22308
usa


----- Original Message -----
From: Ralph Symbleme
To: Robert Clair
Sent: Wednesday, July 16, 2008 8:59 PM
Subject: RE: [CR]Wrapping bars with cloth tape



> If you have enough sake it should look like my test bike in the attached
> link. Not enough tape, too much sake =
>
> http://www.bicyclelogy.com/files/2193026/uploaded/TEST.JPG
>
> Ralph Symbleme
> Millstone Twp, New Jersey
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robert Clair [mailto:r.clair@cox.net]
> Sent: Wednesday, July 16, 2008 9:06 PM
> To: ralph_symbleme@bicyclelogy.com; Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
> Subject: Re: [CR]Wrapping bars with cloth tape
>
>
> ... dang, now that was an interesting learning experience !
>
> ... of my two attempts to use hair spray on sliding in those full grips,
> (grip by choice ?) one set worked perfectly, the other not so well. so
> tomorrow we do the latter over in no-name cloth tape .
>
> ... those full plastic/whatecer grips mimed these patterns perfectly ...
> does anyone on a njs bike still have that "braid" done.
>
> ... youth wants to know! and how much ceremony and sake did it take
> back
> then :)
>
> robert clair
> alexandria, va 22308
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ralph Symbleme" <ralph_symbleme@bicyclelogy.com>
> To: <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, July 16, 2008 10:52 AM
> Subject: RE: [CR]Wrapping bars with cloth tape
>
>
>>
>> Hello list,
>>
>> Has anyone tried using TSUKA-MAKI techniques (the art of wrapping the
>> tsuka
>> or samurai/Japanese sword) to wrap a bicycle handlebar and the top tube
>> of
>> a
>> track bike; TSUKA-MAKI instructions can be found on the following site.
>>
>> http://pages.prodigy.net/tlbuck/tsuka/tsuka.htm
>>
>> Ralph Symbleme
>> Millstone Twp, New Jersey
>> http://www.bicyclelogy.com
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: classicrendezvous-bounces@bikelist.org
>> [mailto:classicrendezvous-bounces@bikelist.org]On Behalf Of dima
>> Sent: Wednesday, July 16, 2008 10:04 AM
>> To: Classic Rendezvous
>> Subject: [CR]Wrapping bars with cloth tape
>>
>>
>> Hi list,
>>
>> I am going to wrap the bars on a bike with some Tressostar tape,
>> problem is that I've never done that using cloth tape before, and the
>> tape being somewhat rare, I'd hate to botch up the job, so would
>> appreciate any cloth tape-specific tips/tricks/instructions. In
>> particular, I'd like to have an idea how long (or short) a roll of
>> Tressostar tape usually is for regular size bars - i.e. should I try
>> to minimize the overlap or not. Also, how do you cover the brake
>> clamps (what's usually done using the specially provided piece of cork
>> tape) - in the usual way (i.e. by using a piece of cloth tape) or
>> differently. Etc.
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>> --
>> Cheers,
>> Dmitry Yaitskov,
>> Toronto, Canada.