You can buy it with double-sided tape already on.
A lot of people use the fluffy/soft side of velcro on bikes to stop chains hitting stays, etc.
Make sure plastic is clean and trim to fit. It’s pretty strong glue, so doesn’t cone loose.
Just gives an extra layer of protection between plastic and helitape.
if they are properly maintained, then they are not consumables like derailleur setups and will outlast several sets of them.
Great point. My Alfine 8 was secondhand 5/6 years ago. Cost me £100ish. In that time I’ve bought some ATF fluid for it, a couple of sprockets and maybe 2 chains. So very low running costs.
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