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PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2012 7:18 pm 
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http://www.kaboodle.com/reviews/tressos ... lebar-tape

Have to be a bit careful with green....... it came in quite a few shades over the years and if you are not careful you can end up with a pale green /leaf shade....

Shaun


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bagpuss wrote:
Johnsqual wrote:


Ideal but $19.00 postage for a $ 7 item :shock: :?


Oops, missed those postage charges. I thought his prices were unusually
reasonable for an ebay seller...


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2012 8:34 pm 
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Midlife wrote:
http://www.kaboodle.com/reviews/tressostar-cloth-handlebar-tape

Have to be a bit careful with green....... it came in quite a few shades over the years and if you are not careful you can end up with a pale green /leaf shade....

Shaun


Thank you all.

Shaun I will see if Mercians can get me some green.
It looks ideal.
Cheers Paul.


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2012 9:44 pm 
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Another option :)

http://freshtripe.co.uk/Freshtripe/Grip ... 0623-3.JPG

http://freshtripe.co.uk/Freshtripe/Grip ... Tapes.html


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 09, 2012 1:10 pm 
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Also like the idea of Robbied196.
The bike is wonderful! Well done!


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 10, 2012 12:18 am 
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Fabulous job you've done there. The lugs are works of art 8) Who did the paintwork? How does it ride?
Definite rBOTM contender :D


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rBoTM Winner
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michael franks wrote:
Fabulous job you've done there. The lugs are works of art 8) Who did the paintwork? How does it ride?
Definite rBOTM contender :D


Paint work by Mercains Derby.Chrome work by Derby plating abbey st.
Ride .Not gone far enough to really judge it yet.Maybe this weekend.


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bagpuss wrote:
Not gone far enough to really judge it yet.Maybe this weekend.


Not if its raining though :lol:


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 15, 2012 12:04 pm 
rBoTM Winner
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Now with green bar tape.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/74418119@N ... otostream/

Cloth proving difficult to source + i prefer the Brooks :wink:


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