- Anything better than mastic tape for chainslap?
@rickon did you find a solution that works for you? I have a similiar issue with a new frame and am looking at options from this thread.Posted 1 year ago
I was going to say an old inner tube but it appears that I already did a year ago.Posted 1 year ago
I had to strip off the old tape on my rigid bike and, wanting to ride it straight away I grabbed the nearest thing which was a roll of insulation tape and gave it three layers. It’s been incredibly durable and is still perfectly tidy three years later.Posted 1 year ago
+1Posted 1 year ago
Singlespeed with a belt drive just to make sure. Or on the Fatty I had a BeerBabe neoprene cover.Posted 1 year ago
I’ve got neoprene protectors and old inner tubes.Posted 1 year ago
Inner tube.Posted 1 year ago
Old Inner tube. Might not look prettiest but works.Posted 1 year ago
Yes I did! I went through loads of solutions – 3228 mastic tape, velcro…
By a long long way the best solution was some door and window insulation foam like this:
Posted 1 year ago
Has anyone tried anything like this
Garage wall stuff
I use sticky back velcro at the moment and wondered if something textured like this would keep noise down but not hold the mud as much.Posted 1 year ago
Inner tubes dont have to look bad. Grab a thin one or a roadie tube and cut it so its only one layer and about 2 inches wide. Then start wrapping whilst stretching it, overlapping about half of the previous turn like roadie bar tape.Posted 1 year ago
If you keep it tight it will look quite neat just stick a couple of small cable ties on the ends to stop it moving.
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