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Velox Rim Tape (Fond de Jante)

Velox

Rim Tape (Fond de Jante)

$4.95
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4.5 stars
 (3 Reviews)
 

Velox Rim Tape (Fond de Jante)

Velox cloth rim tape is the standard of the industry, light and reliable.

Comes in 3 widths, 10 mm, 16 mm and 22 mm. Most rims use the 16 mm size.

One roll is enough for one wheel, Get 2 rolls for a wheelset.

 

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4.5 stars

(based on 3 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable  (3)
  • Easy to use 
  • Reliable 

Cons

  • Doesn't always adhere 
  • Heavy / bulky 
  • Must know how to install 

Best Uses

  • City biking 
  • Commuting 
  • Extreme sports 
  • Long rides 
  • Mountain biking 

Reviewed by 3 customers

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5.0

Best rim tape

By Jores

from San Jose

About Me Avid Cyclist

Pros

  • Easy to Use
  • Durable

Cons

  • Bulky

Best Uses

  • Road Bikes
  • Commuting
  • Long Rides

Comments:

I've been cycling for 25 years, and Velox cloth rim tape has proven to be the most durable rim tape available. Don't save a few cents or a few grams with alternatives. Velox cloth tape will never fail. It is sort of reusable, but not too many times.

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(3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Installation tips!

By JP

from Pinellas County, FL

About Me Avid Cyclist

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Durable

Cons

  • Must know how to install

Best Uses

    Comments:

    This rim tape was recommended when I bought my wheelset from Harris Cyclery. I was a little concerned after reading the only review of the tape that said "My only complaint about Velox rim tape, is that sometimes it doesn't stick so well in the rim." When I first tried to apply the tape, it didn't stick. I was thinking of rim tape like I'd think of Sellotape or masking tape. This rim tape doesn't work like that. To install the tape, peel off 25 cm (10 in) and apply half that to the rim. Rub over the applied section multiple times with a thumb or finger. It will adhere more as it's rubbed. Repeat this, but always go over ALL of the previously applied sections with a thumb or finger. This takes a while, but it's worth it. The tape will stick amazingly well after this is done. It won't even budge.

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    (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    The Industry Standard for double wall

    By JoshB

    from Kittery Point, ME

    About Me Avid Cyclist

    Pros

    • Reliable
    • Durable

    Cons

    • Doesn't always adhere

    Best Uses

    • Road Biking
    • City Biking
    • Mountain Biking
    • BMX Biking

    Comments:

    This tape will almost always keep a cyclist from getting a flat that results from the tube pushing against the sharp holes in the outer wall of a wheel rim where the spokes load into. Not as ideal for rims that are single wall, when the spoke nipple butts up against the inner tube. My only complaint about Velox rim tape, is that sometimes it doesn't stick so well in the rim. But its when things don't work as they should our creativity is exercised.

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    16 mm fits most rims RT502A
    10 mm fits some narrow rims RT501A
    22 mm fits some very wide rims RT504A
     
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