Re: [CR] tubular tire glue NOW Headbadge Adhesive

(Example: Production Builders:Pogliaghi)

Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2009 09:36:26 -0700
From: Jerome & Elizabeth Moos <>
To: Jack Countryman <>, <>, henox <>
In-Reply-To: <004501ca5716$d56e40b0$cb626ad0@yourvp7x3s9ctm>
Subject: Re: [CR] tubular tire glue NOW Headbadge Adhesive

I think this thread started out about gluing headbadges and morphed into gluing tires. I think 3 or 4 different 3M product have been mentioned. If Fast Tack is a "trim adhesive", would it work well for reattaching a metal headbadge? Which 3M product is best for this purpose?


Jerry Moos
Big Spring, Texas, USA

--- On Tue, 10/27/09, henox wrote:

> From: henox <>

\r?\n> Subject: Re: [CR] tubular tire glue

\r?\n> To: "Jack Countryman" <>,

\r?\n> Date: Tuesday, October 27, 2009, 10:04 AM

\r?\n> Subject: Re: [CR] tubular tire glue



\r?\n> Jack asked:


\r?\n> > Is anyone familiar with the stuff 3M made then to be

\r?\n> able to find out what

\r?\n> > sort of glue this was, what it was made for, current

\r?\n> availability, price,

\r?\n> > etc.?


\r?\n> Back in the day, in the 50's to 60's that is, there were

\r?\n> two types of trim adhesive being used.


\r?\n> The first was a "fast tack trim adhesive", which was yellow

\r?\n> and had a very short open time, almost like a contact

\r?\n> cement. I used this on the track but would never trust using

\r?\n> it with a spare other than just to get home. I never liked

\r?\n> this stuff much,


\r?\n> The second was a "trim adhesive", which was gray, and would

\r?\n> stay open long enough to allow repositioning a tire to have

\r?\n> it run true. I used this adhesive a lot, on the road and

\r?\n> track, and the only draw back was that it was almost too

\r?\n> strong (you had to be careful not to pull the basetape off

\r?\n> when demounting the tire) and also that it needed regluing

\r?\n> after using a spare to get home. I liked this adhesive by

\r?\n> far the best.


\r?\n> 3M never sanctioned the use of trim adhesive on bicycle

\r?\n> tires, for obvious reasons.


\r?\n> Hugh Enox

\r?\n> La Honda, California, USA