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Selle SMP - Bar Tape Grip Gel

Selle SMP Bar Tape Grip Gel

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$19.49 Original price:$54.00
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    • White, One Size
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    Tech Specs

    Material:
    High-Performance Polymer, Gel
    Recommended Use:
    road cycling

    Bar Tape Grip Gel

    Long renowned for providing comfortable saddles, Selle SMP is entering into another touch point territory that’s sure to bring comfort there as well, handlebar tape. Its Bar Tape Grip Gel is a 3mm thick, High-Performance Polymer tape with a layer of gel underneath that provides plenty of vibration absorption over rougher roads and gravel. Additionally, the micro-perforated pattern offers excellent breathability and grip and works well with or without gloves on and provides an excellent handhold, even in the rain.

    Selle SMP's made in Italy Bar Tape Grip Gel is the perfect addition to any bike, especially if it has an SMP saddle on it, and comes with tri-color bar end plugs, extra strips for behind the levers, and finishing tape and is available in the colors Black and White.

    • Selle SMP's foray into handlebar tape
    • 3mm thickness helps absorb road noise
    • Perforated pattern improves grip and breathability
    • Gel layer further damps chatter
    • Come with plugs and finishing tape

    Great Tape

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

    I saw it marked way down and snagged the black tape thinking let’s see what $50 bartape is like. It’s awesome. It has been a great experience from the packaging to the road. I was happy to see they leave the annoying paper strip on the adhesive out. Those things are the worst. It has a relatively thick and smushy feel and it has the best stretchiness I’ve ever encountered when wrapping. Other brands are thick and plush, but have a separate surface that can wrinkle and eventually peel like a lizard’s skin. This stuff is one ultra-fine substance all the way through. It’s rubbery but not too tacky. I might prefer a touch more grip but it’s fine. I’m impressed.