Top 10 Hacks & Uses For Tape On Your Bike (Other Than Shutting Alex Up!)

Published on September 19th 2022


Humble electrical tape may seem unassuming, but it has a myriad of uses, and is an essential part of any bike mechanics tool kit! Ollie takes you through a few of his favourite uses for tape, and why it's an essential for any bike rider!

0:00 - Intro
0:28 - Protect chainstays
1:30 - Carrying tape on your rides
2:10 - Annoying valve rattle
2:36 - Make your bike more aero
3:16 - Fix slashed tyres
4:08 - Replace damaged rim tape
4:51 - Wrap bars & tie cables
5:36 - Aero trip strips
6:26 - Shoe holes
6:47 - Protect your seatpost

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