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Specialized BG Bar Phat Tape
Includes 4 adhesive pads, 2 rolls of tape and end plugs (handlebars sold separately).

Specialized BG Bar Phat Tape

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$39.99
4.5mm thick
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Specialized BG Bar Phat Tape

Specialized's BG Bar Phat Tape is a complete system that boasts advanced cushioning to keep you comfortable and protect your hands. It's comprised of adhesive gel pads and suede tape that's wrapped over them. This sweet combination provides the ultimate in comfort and control. In fact, tests have shown that the 2.5mm-thick Bar Phat reduces pressure by 40% and the 4.5mm-thick version reduces pressure by 50%!

 
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    4.5mm thick 2558-2023 PGR00119
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    Pros

    • Does Not Slip 
    • Comfortable 

    Cons

    • Difficult To Install 

    Best Uses

    • Road Biking 
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    5.0

    very, VERY good

    By jockeys

    from DFW, TX

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Pros

    • Comfortable
    • Does Not Slip

    Cons

    • Difficult To Install

    Best Uses

    • Upgrade
    • Road Biking

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    On rides longer than 20 miles or so, I found my hands getting uncomfortable and even numb... gloves didn't help. Installed this kit and am so much more comfortable on the bike now. The 4.5mm kit is squishy enough to stay comfortable for hours of riding and really soaks up the road noise, but isn't so thick you lose steering feel. Installation is tricky but not impossible, even for a novice like me who has never done tape before. The adhesive on the gel pads is worthless, I wound up using double sided tape to hold it on while I wrapped it and this worked very well. The cork tape has a great feel: non slip and grippy, but not sticky like some of the plastic tape. Stays well in the hand even when sweating heavily. Cannot praise this product enough!

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RUSSELL'S CYCLING & FITNESS CENTER

10 Valley Forge Plz, Washington, Illinois 61571 (map)

Phone: (309) 444-2098 | Email

Hours: Mon-Thurs 9am-6pm, Fri 9am-8pm, Sat 9am-4pm, Closed Sun