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  • Rubberized grip tape for brake levers to insulate and improve grip?
  • Premier Icon yohandsome
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    I’m long and have so so circulation in hands and feet making winter cycling a challenge at times.

    Use Galibier gloves which are pretty good and have some silk liners on the way, but could use even more insulation, rubberized grip tape seems like a good idea to me also to improve grip, anyone tried? Any type of tape better than others?

    Premier Icon rockthreegozy
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    Lizard Skins did some neoprene ones years ago, may be some still out there!

    Premier Icon alpin
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    Heat shrink tubing?

    Premier Icon Onzadog
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    I think there are some silicone sleeves from gonebikingmad.

    Premier Icon sillyoldman
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    Self amalgamating tape.

    Premier Icon yohandsome
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    Nice, yeah those are 0.76 mm thick compared to around 0.18 m for regular electrical tape, maybe just try a few layers of 3M electrical tape first and see? Or do you think thicker sealing tapes give better grip (using softer rubber presumably)?

    Heatshrink is also not a bad idea. Can’t find any road specific products atm.

    Premier Icon ajantom
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    Self amalgamating tape works well for this.
    Gave my Paul’s Love Levers a wrap to improve grip and protect from scratches.

    Premier Icon damascus
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    Sugru?

    Premier Icon crikey
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    Gloves.

    Never put anything on your bike that doesn’t make it go faster.

    Premier Icon yohandsome
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    Tried 4 layers of 3M 33+ 0.17 mm electrical tape on each lever near mimicking Self amalgamating tape (not wrapped around just on the front), looks good and worked really well as far as I can tell. Grip seems slightly better too.

    Premier Icon hudders
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    Sticky Fingers are just what you need.

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