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Salsa Gel Cork Bar Handlebar Tape Natural/Light Brown
Salsa Gel Cork Bar Handlebar Tape Dark Brown
Salsa Gel Cork Bar Handlebar Tape Black
Salsa Gel Cork Bar Handlebar Tape Grey
Salsa Gel Cork Bar Handlebar Tape Pink
Salsa Gel Cork Bar Handlebar Tape Magenta
Salsa Gel Cork Bar Handlebar Tape Red
Salsa Gel Cork Bar Handlebar Tape Orange
Salsa Gel Cork Bar Handlebar Tape Blue
Natural/Light Brown
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Salsa Gel Cork Bar Handlebar Tape Natural/Light Brown
Salsa Gel Cork Bar Handlebar Tape Dark Brown
Salsa Gel Cork Bar Handlebar Tape Black
Salsa Gel Cork Bar Handlebar Tape Grey
Salsa Gel Cork Bar Handlebar Tape Pink
Salsa Gel Cork Bar Handlebar Tape Magenta
Salsa Gel Cork Bar Handlebar Tape Red
Salsa Gel Cork Bar Handlebar Tape Orange
Salsa Gel Cork Bar Handlebar Tape Blue

Salsa Gel Cork Bar Handlebar Tape

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The Salsa Gel Cork Handlebar Tape features a gel backing to keep road vibrations to a minimum and a cork exterior for extended hand comfort and grip. Includes bar plugs and finishing tape. Available in multiple colors.

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The product weight specified is an approximate weight based on the manufacturer's specifications (if available) or our measurement of one or two examples. For most products, the weight will typically vary by 5% to 10%.

Weight: 102 grams

Black

Mfg PartNum: HT2200 

Dark Brown

Mfg PartNum: HT2207 

Orange

Mfg PartNum: HT2216 

Natural/Light Brown

Mfg PartNum: HT2206 

Grey

Mfg PartNum: HT2202 

Blue

Mfg PartNum: HT2210 

Red

Mfg PartNum: HT2212 

Pink

Mfg PartNum: HT2218 

Magenta

Mfg PartNum: HT2220 

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Reviewed 6/7/2022
Cycling Enthusiast
Vancouver, BC
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great mid-priced bar tape

Salsa is a great priced, good quality bar tape. It lasts quite a while, stretches nicely for easy bar wrapping, and looks sharp. I like the feel on my touring bike (also used for around town) as it is really comfy with nice padding. I live in the PNW, so rain is a consideration - and it is comparable to other cork tapes when wet.

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Reviewed 4/13/2022
by Nick
Cycling Enthusiast
Kansas City
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Awesome Tape

Orange really sticks out and matches the accents on my bike! Wrap is forgiving allow multiple wrap attempts to get it right. Tape is lightweight & thick cushioned which kills bumpy road chatter, no need for overwrapping bars with this tape.

When tape gets dirty a little soap & medium stiff brush has tape looking nearly new again!

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Reviewed 2/3/2022
by Rich Beliveau
Competitive Racer
Clearwater, FL
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Great Quality, Extra Cushion on the hands! Very Bright Orange Color.

Picked up the Handlebar tape for my road bike. The Orange Color is very bright and easy to spot. This has more comfort than some of the other Tapes I've used in the past. More cushion for bumpy roads. Only been using a few weeks but its holding up well during the first 100 miles.

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Reviewed 5/12/2022
by twoheadedbike
Cycling Enthusiast
Mattawan, MI
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comfortable and lasts a long time

We love this Salsa Gel Cork Tape! We have on several tandems and tape is still going after 13 years and 65,000 miles.

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Reviewed 8/22/2021
by Chadderbox
Boston
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Great tape!

Rich brown tape compliments my flash blue canyon bike perfectly. Easy to put on with the right amount of stretch. Good hand feel. I'd buy it again!

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Reviewed 2/25/2021
by Chirard
Daily Commuter
Missouri
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0 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Good Feel but Lacks Adhesive

I got the dark brown, which looks good with my forest green Surly, but there is a a problem applying it. It streches enough but the backing is not sticky enough to hold it in place. I used adhesive on both ends of it; I hope that was enough. If they fixed that, I'd give it my full recommendation, but not as it is now.

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Reviewed 1/8/2022
by Kathy
Redlands, CA
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Comfortable and durable.

I had this tape on another bike and found it to be well cushioned and really durable; so, I put this tape on a new bike to replace a lessor quality tape.

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Reviewed 10/29/2020
by Bill58
Cycling Enthusiast
Pittsburgh PA
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Great feel and easy install.

I have been using gel cork bar tape for many years. It's easy to keep good tension on the tape during installation. The tape lays flat without wrinkling. The cushioning is good for vibration absorption without being overly thick.

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Reviewed 9/10/2020
by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
Detroit, MI
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Great tape from a newbie

Very little experience wrapping bars... this went on easy, no problems whatsoever. Suggest it to anyone because it was easy and not expensive in case you really mess it up and have to try again!

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Reviewed 10/8/2021
by Chad
Boston
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Comfy tape!

I ordered the brown and it looks AMAZING on my Flash Blue Canyon. Goes on easy and has some good stretch to be able to apply it correctly. Will buy again.

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Reviewed 1/7/2017
by Zatoichi
Cycling Enthusiast
Sierra Foothills, CA
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4 of 4 customers found this review helpful.
The good stuff.

Very happy that BTD is now carrying this tape. I haven't wrapped bars in a long time, but this tape went on easily (plenty of stretch without tearing, easy to redo if you don't get it quite right). There appears to be plenty of length if you need it for wider bars (mine are 40cm and I had quite a bit left over). It looks good with the embossed logos, and is easy on the hands. I don't know yet how easy it is to clean (I have the brown, which probably doesn't show dirt as much).

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Reviewed 5/22/2020
by Norcal rider
Cycling Enthusiast
Auburn Ca
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Good stuff

Installing bar tape is not my forte. This tape is most likely the easiest to wrap (if you are a bar tape nerd like me). It stretches a lot, although don't test it's limits as it can tear. I had about 4 inches left over when I reached the top of my 44 bars. And I wrapped it fairly thick. I have arthritis in my right hand and gel tape helps take out the road shock. It has a great feel to it in dry or wet weather. Long lasting, but if you pull it off and on a couple of times it will crimp up like a wet noodle. Just install it and leave it be. Like I said good stuff and great price here at BDT.

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Reviewed 3/8/2021
by Dave
Seattle
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Comfortable & cool!

Love the Salsa chili's on my Cowchipper drop bar flares. Good grip in the damp and cold.

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Reviewed 1/17/2019
by RG
Cycling Enthusiast
Denver, CO
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Top quality feel and grip on road rides.

Use on my road bike all year round. Wears well and reduces vibration.

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Reviewed 9/2/2018
by Bmniedbalski
Jackson, MO
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Nice tape

I bought the dark brown, and I bought it for the looks. Looks like cork, or leather. Mates well with the color scheme of my bike. I have an old Schwann Le Tour in a dark blue. The dark brown goes great with the dark blue, and my dark brown leather saddle. This was my first time ever retaping a set of handlebars, and was happy with the results-videos on YouTube. Tape is comfortable to ride with, and is a good vibration dampner. Would recommend.

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Reviewed 8/6/2018
by Tom halter
Amherst, ny
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Soft and durable.

This is the second purchase of the salsa handlebar raps. The first ones have been on the bike for over a year.

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Reviewed 6/18/2018
by Steve
Cycling Enthusiast
columbus ohio
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2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
excellent cushion and grip

After trying many bar tapes, I settled on Salsa as it is long enough , cushy enough and stays put. It's actually more cushy than Bontrager double gel and grippier

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Reviewed 6/14/2018
by Shaun Thompson
Cycling Enthusiast
NE Colorado
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Feels Good!

I like the cork feel with the gel backing. Comfortable and I expect it to be durable as well.

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Reviewed 3/26/2018
by Merlin58
Cycling Enthusiast
Kalamazoo, Mi
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Top Quality

Salsa Gel Cork Handlebar tap is top quality. I am on the bars for over 5k miles a year in all types of weather. I haven't found a more durable bar tape. The black can sometime be difficult to fine but BTD always seems to have it in stock with only about a week delay.

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Reviewed 6/24/2020
by Jon
Cycling Enthusiast
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Fine product for casual touring

Fine tape for touring and cruzin on the drop bars

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