Taped Seams - Replacement Tape?

Today when I went to put my MTB shorts on my foot caught the tape, which had clearly already come away from the seam. I looked at the other tapes and they were all coming away, clearly had their day.

There must be suitable tape available to re-tape these seams, the tape that was in there is almost like a thin canvas covered in a flexible latex-like substance (hard-wearing). I'm hoping someone with experience in this sort of thing can suggest something suitable, keeping in mind it will receive a fair amount of abuse being around the seat area of waterproof cycling shorts (Endura MT500).



  • steve_sordy
    steve_sordy Posts: 2,441
    I would glue them back down with Copydex. It is a flexible latex-based adhesive.

    See how you get on, it is a cheap fix that may last for a long time.
  • photonic69
    photonic69 Posts: 2,357
    Camping shops sell tape and glue to repair taped seams on tents and other waterproof clothing. Try there?

    Sometimes. Maybe. Possibly.

  • jonathanuk
    jonathanuk Posts: 67
    Good suggestions, thanks. Will visit the local camping shop next time I'm in town, see what they have. Copydex is good as a backup idea.
  • steve_sordy
    steve_sordy Posts: 2,441
    That sounds like a more "certain to succeed" plan than mine.
    But more expensive.