Spin Doctor Tech Tip: How to wrap road bike handlebars

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Today’s Spin Doctor tech tip focuses on one of those basic components of your road bike, your handlebar tape - something that you touch every time that you go for a ride. If you don’t remember when the last time was that you replaced your handlebar tape, it’s probably time to go ahead and give your bars a fresh, new wrap. Nothing freshens up your ride like some clean tape, such as our Forté Grip-Tec Handlebar Tape seen here:

Mark, one of the Spin Doctors here at our home office, gives you the breakdown on how to do this basic bike maintenance task yourself. Soon enough, you’ll be wrapping handlebars like a pro – as an extra tip, most folks start to wrap their handlebars towards the inside of their bars (from behind this will mean clockwise on the left side and counter-clockwise on the right):

If you need more help with your bicycle repair needs, head to your local Performance Bicycle store and set up a visit with your local Spin Doctor.  Don’t live near one of our stores and need some technical advice? Get in touch with our Spin Doctor Tech Support team by email or phone – they are always ready to help with your technical questions.

2 Responses to Spin Doctor Tech Tip: How to wrap road bike handlebars

  1. Carol Pinegar says:

    Video on wrapping road bike handlebars was well-done except WHO DESIGNED YOUR “SETS?” In other words, who decided that the best video would include a gray background, a black bike, black handlebars and black tape? Makes it very difficult to see what’s going on, even though we now know that “you got swag.” :^(

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