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On the handlebars of my bike, there is something that looks like tape wrapped around... It is coming off. It's getting all loose, and looking at it in the trainer is driving me nuts. I've tried to tighten it, but it just pops back loose.<br><br>
What the heck is this stuff for? Can I just rip it off, or does it serve a purpose?
 

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It's handlebar tape and it keeps your hands from slipping and covers up the brake cables. Unwrap some of it and re-wrap it, stretching it a little and overlapping. Secure the end with some tape on the stem end or the bar plug on the other end.
 

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Ok, that makes sense! <img alt="smile.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/smile.gif"> I'll try and do that tonight!
 

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Ah, JR got ahead of me, wanted to give a smart-ass response and tell Courtney that she forgot to unwrap the handlebars after she got the bike <img alt="smile.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/smile.gif"><br>
But it's a good thing she asked, mine is also falling off, gotta retape it. Or maybe replace it, but I'd have to take it to the shop for that.
 

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Well that's fun. <img alt="biggrin.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/biggrin.gif">
 
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