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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2013 8:38 pm 
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I have seen conflicting methods. Looking at the bars from the back, (saddle) does the left bar wrap clockwise or anti-clockwise?

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2013 8:43 pm 
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I would wrap it anti clockwise, as I start on the inside of the bars and wrap away from the frame.

I'm sure there are plenty of other ways to do it, but that method works for me.


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2013 10:02 pm 
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I always wrap so that on the drops the tape is pointing away from the frame as it goes over (so clockwise right / anti-clockwise rear, looking from behind), and pointing forwards on the top section. Doesn't matter if I start at the ends or in the centre, I always wrap it so that it goes that way. That's the way your grip on the bars will try and move it, so it's less likely to come undone or move.


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 20, 2013 11:02 pm 
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i had to go and check as it's kind of auto pilot when i do it! yes, anti clockwise for me too..


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Clockwise from the top, anticlockwise from the bottom......

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Midlife wrote:
Clockwise from the top, anticlockwise from the bottom......

Shaun


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Houston, it is on the bars!


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