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CinelliCork Tape

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Item # CIN0001

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  • Pink, One Size ($14.95)
  • Tan, One Size ($14.95)
  • Blue, One Size ($14.22)
  • Orange, One Size ($14.11)
  • Black, One Size ($13.25)
  • Gray, One Size ($14.95)
  • Light Blue, One Size ($11.70)
  • Yellow, One Size ($14.95)
  • Red, One Size ($14.95)
  • Celeste, One Size ($12.99)
  • White, One Size ($14.95)
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Item # CIN0001
Description

Cork Tape

Since its introduction in 1987, Cinelli’s recognizable cork tape has been gracing handlebars across the entire drop-bar spectrum, from fixed-gear, alley cat racers to elite hill-climbing pelotons. The traditional and straightforward polyurethane and cork material provides trusted vibration damping from the bars to hands and is embossed with the legendary Cinelli logo. Each pack has two rolls to wrap one bar.

  • Wraps your bars in real cork for a traditional aesthetic and feel
  • Fits bars up to 46cm in width
  • Lightweight so not to add grams to your summit conquests
  • Adhesive backing eases install and reduces slip when mashing hard

Tech Specs
Materialpolyurethane, cork
Compatibilitydrop-bar handlebars
Manufacturer Warrantylimited
Weight

Actual Weight

Pink, One Size
67g
2.36oz
Tan, One Size
67g
2.36oz
Blue, One Size
67g
2.36oz
Orange, One Size
67g
2.36oz
Black, One Size
67g
2.36oz
Gray, One Size
67g
2.36oz
Light Blue, One Size
67g
2.36oz
Yellow, One Size
67g
2.36oz
Red, One Size
67g
2.36oz
Celeste, One Size
67g
2.36oz
White, One Size
67g
2.36oz

Claimed Weight

Claimed weights are provided by the vendor.

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68 g

Actual weights are measured in-house by the Competitive Cyclist team.

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>Rating: 1

Not up to snuff

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer
Fit:
True to size

I love Cinelli products and in particular I love their handlebar tape. I bought the orange and it is crap. It felt semi-crunchy when I installed it and it is super super slippery when it gets wet. I live in St Pete so it is always wet from rain or sweat. I bought two rolls of orange because it was on sale. I took the first roll off because I thought it was just a bad roll. but the second roll was exactly the same. I had never ordered from CC before so I don't know if it is really old stock or maybe it wasn't stored in the best conditions. I would buy Cinelli again, but not from CC and not orange.

>Rating: 5

Best tape ever created

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer

I have been using Cinelli tapes in one form or another since the early 80s, and have occasionally tried other brands, but I always come back to Cinelli. Nothing else is as comfortable, good looking, durable, or easy to clean. I always use white (so professional looking) and it looks great all year, sometimes two years. You would be a fool to get anything else!

>Rating: 5

Favorite bar tape

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer

One of my favorite bar tapes, go to and I always order another so I have spare from Competitive because they seem to keep the best price on it. Simple, effective, slight bit of stick but can be re-taped as needed, soft on the hands but provides good grip. Last long enough, although I tend to change it out every 3-6 months to continue to provide good comfort and happy hands.

>Rating: 3

Good tape, can get slippery, bad plugs

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer

The good: for the price, this is good bar tape. Just the right amount of squish and vibration damping, and good color selection. The bad: this tape can get slippery when wet, which I found out the hard way on a bumpy descent after a hard, hot climb--I hit a bump going pretty fast and one hand slipped off the bars; by some miracle I didn't end up in the ravine off the side of the road. Also, and this is less of big deal, the bar plugs don't stay in very well compared to other brands, and they lack reflective bits. You get what you pay for, I guess. I've been reusing some old SRAM bar plugs, which are way better.

>Rating: 5

Still in love

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer

I wouldn't quit raving about how great these were when I first got them, over a year later and they seem to be tear-resistant, have some cuts on mine and they are still holding tight.

>Rating: 5

Ooooww

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer

Nice soft and durable tape. Very easy to maneuver and put on. I will be sticking with the tape for a while! The price is great too!

>Rating: 5

Soft!

Goes on easy and is nice and soft when riding. Would buy again.

>Rating: 5

Super Comfy!

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer

These tape kits are great, they come with everything you need to wrap that new build or that vintage Cannondale you (I) saved from the trash. The tape itself is wide and come with a sticky tape on the back that helps position it and keep it in place as you wrap the bars. No tape will survive a crash without tears but for general use, I've found it to be plenty durable and easy to clean. The kit comes with bar end caps as well as branded electrical tape for finishing off your wrap job cleanly. I suggest hitting the edge of the black tape with a little superglue for added durability. Match the color of your bike or get funky with the variety of colors offered. This is my go to tape for sure.

>Rating: 5

Great Tape!

Familiarity:
I've used it several times

Great tape, comfortable, without being too bulky. Has stood up to countless miles on the bike as well as the weather.

>Rating: 5

Still the best ....

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer

Great feel, wraps easy, very clean/ classic look on bike, great vibration damping for the arthritics amoungst us ...

>Rating: 5

Said it before, I'll say it again....

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer

Cinelli....'nuff said. Cork is a answer...plush, easy to install...lasts. Bought black 'cause the 'rule' is no white before Memorial Day or after Labor Day.

>Rating: 5

No better tape out there

Cinelli....'nuff said. Cork is a answer...plush, easy to install...lasts. Bought black 'cause the 'rule' is no white before Memorial Day or after Labor Day.

>Rating: 4

Old Faithful

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer

I've had this tape on many bikes over the years. It's not fancy but it gets the job done. Being so affordable it's not a big deal to re-wrap it once or twice a season when it tears. It's decently cushy (the gel cork version is quite cushy), has a tape backing for easy install, and looks good on most bikes. These days I've on grippier Lizard Skins but I feel I'll find my way back to Cinelli cork one day.

>Rating: 5

Just works.

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer

I have ridden on Cinelli bar tape for as long as I can remember and have tried others, but always come back to Cinelli.

>Rating: 5

Smooth comfortable pillows

Familiarity:
I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

The Cinelli cork tape is a solid bang for your buck when it comes to bar tape. Its cushy and comfortable, and the colors look great, too.

>Rating: 5

Clouds

Familiarity:
I've used it several times

This tape is great. I don't plan on getting anything but cork going forward.

>Rating: 4

Cool colors

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer

This cork tape is great quality. If you go for a lighter color keep in mind your grimmy hands will make it look gross quicker than your dark tones.

>Rating: 4

Almost perfecto

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer

Cinelli should be a house hold name for anyone into cycling. This tape wraps well, is affordable and lasts a season. Enough said. Great quality.

>Rating: 5

Great Grip!

Familiarity:
I've put it through the wringer

I put this bar tape on my Kona Paddy Wagon commuter and it works great! It's super plush and comfortable and I like the cork speckles in the color. Tons of sweet colors and I went with the yellow!

>Rating: 5

Cinelli Cork Tape

Familiarity:
I've used it several times

Very easy to wrap and feels good while riding. Also very cheap!