Re: [CR]Opinion please... Tubular tire tape


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Date: Thu, 01 May 2008 13:43:11 -0500
From: John Thompson <john@os2.dhs.org>
Organization: TheCrimson Permanent Assurance
To: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: Re: [CR]Opinion please... Tubular tire tape
References: <cd45da8c0804301659o1a07a7a1rf7046c094ae66de7@mail.gmail.com>
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Don Williams wrote:
> I really like riding tubulars... Gluing them up, not so much.
> What do you all think of using tire tape...? The Tufo stuff.
> Have you used it? Did you like it? The regular or extreme stuff?
> I read about doing light glue on the rim and tire with the tape...
> Does that help? Or does it just make it more messy?

I started using the Tufo tape a couple years ago and haven't looked back. I used the "Extreme" tape with new Hutchinson tires and didn't have any problems, but I've heard of problems with the base tape getting pulled off with older tires.

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John Thompson (john@os2.dhs.org)
Appleton WI USA