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Most cloth tapes (all of them, actually, except Green Grips) use a wide, super tacky adhesive on the back of the tape. The Green Grips adhesive is narrow, less tacky, and easier to get a perfect wrap with. The tape is softer and more flexible too, also making wrapping easier.

James Johnson

Cloth bar tape has always been different: it lasts longer, looks nicer, feels better and in the case of Green Grips cloth tape, it wraps better.

Gravel & Grind

The Heavyweight tape looks & feels great!  I had forgotten how nice “real” bar tape feels.  The Bar Plugs are that perfect vintage finishing detail.  All is once again right & in balance & as it should be with the world; thanks to you.

Robin Ablin

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Green Grips helps make your bicycle a little more eco-friendly by offering 100% organic cotton bar tape for your road bike, replacing the petroleum-based plastic bar tape.

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Recent Grads Launch Eco-Friendly Bar Tape --- A down job market isn’t all that bad. In places like Waukesha, Wisconsin, it’s the driving force for new business entrepreneurs.

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It’s not uncommon to hear about products being created these days due to someone’s creativity around a health issue, an injury, or just a hole in the market. Such is the case with Kelley McDonell at Green Grips. After experiencing irritation from standard rubber bike grips, Kelley began searching for a solution only to find that there wasn’t much on the market. What transpired was the creation of a 100% eco-friendly cotton bar tape that is biodegradable and made with non-toxic dyed colors.

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