Bike Ribbon Wafer handlebar tape review

7 of the best bar tape: Wafer
Cycling Weekly Verdict

Once on, the Wafer was relatively grippy, especially in dry conditions, though once wet it gets dirty very quickly and it wouldn't take long for it too look tired.

For
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    Good grip

Against
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    Got dirty quickly

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    Hard to fit

Bike Ribbon offers a number of handlebar tapes to suit most styles and budgets, but we decided to go for the Wafer as a budget option.

Wrapping was a little tricky to get on as the material doesn't stretch, meaning it was hard to get it right.

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