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Carbon stickers

toastedonetoastedone Posts: 838
edited June 2011 in MTB beginners
I have been told you can buy carbon stickers to put on your frame where cable rub may occur or have occurred, being naive I didn't do anything to protect this places, does anyone know where i can buy some of these carbon sticker?


  • getonyourbikegetonyourbike Posts: 2,804
    Just get some copter tape from Biketart. Nie on invisible, cheaper than the patches, really tough and easy.
  • RybesRybes Posts: 110
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  • toastedonetoastedone Posts: 838
    cheers guys, wish i had known about heli tape when i first got my bike, it already has some scratched and rub marks, may have to get some now to prevent more damage.
  • Muttly1981Muttly1981 Posts: 849
    I have Lizard skin carbon look leather patches but in the past i've used Leeches puncture patches as they are padded and very hard wearing.
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  • FunBusFunBus Posts: 404
    insulation tape must be the cheapest option. Might need replacing quicker, but for the price of a carbon sticker set, you could get about 100 metres of insulation tape! :)
  • Rich HcpRich Hcp Posts: 1,355
    I'm getting Lizard Skins carbon look leather.

    Don't get the Pace Armour real Carbon patches, they're rubbish and peaal of unless the surface is totally flat

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  • AnonymousAnonymous Posts: 79,692
    Bear in mind that bikes will look tatty if used properly anwyay. You'll be protecting some tiny part of the paintwork, but the rest of it will be covered in gashes, scratches, chips and abrasions with in a month or two anyway.
  • toastedonetoastedone Posts: 838
    Thats a valid point, and something im already finding out
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