The best handlebar tape 2024, and how to wrap it

We round up some of the best handlebar tape as well as help you choose and wrap your new purchase

Wrapping handlebar tape
This handlebar tape might not be as white after a week in sweltering conditions
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Installing new bar tape is like giving your road bike a manicure. Looking down at freshly wrapped tape is pleasing to the eye as well as providing a boost in confidence. But its beauty is more than skin deep. 

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