DEDA Handlebar Tape Bar Tape

4.45/5 (22 Reviews)


Product Description

Synthetic handlebar tape. Comfortable and holds up well to weather. Micro cellular foam provides great grip and water resistance. Embossed with the Deda logo except on chrome and clear. High elongation for tear resistance. Comes with tape and two black plastic bar end plugs.


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Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Greg C a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: September 11, 2010

Strengths:    huge selection of colors, has a nicer feel, cushioning, and look then Cenelli bar tape.

Weaknesses:    Color isnt what i expected. I think it would be the case with most of the colors they have. So be careful which color you order. Also the bar end caps would not stay in.

Bottom Line:   
I've only used two other brand bar tapes this being the second best i have used so far. The Giant gel bar tape my bike came with has better feel and, cushioning to it.

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Similar Products Used:   Giant Gel bar tape, Cinelli cork tape.



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by FrankAZ a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: May 27, 2010

Strengths:    Incredibly confortable non-gloved. Holds up quite well to my use.

Weaknesses:    Not too fond of how the sticky comes up during a re-wrap. Red color seems to attract dirt + grease easily, but, does come clean easily also.

Bottom Line:   
This is my first road bike post a mid 80's Raleigh, and I choose this tape based on review and colors. Its held up quite well, and I just wrapped my bars with a second package of tape (first set was badly damaged due to my carelessness.) I rode an MS150 with the tape only, and no gloves (I found it more comfortable to ride without the gloves) So, a one day century, and then 62 miles the next day with no hand pain.

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Favorite Ride:   Not Sure Yet

Price Paid:    $10.00

Purchased At:   eBay

Similar Products Used:   Ancient bike with "4 piece" foam.

Bike Setup:   Specialized S-Works Roubaix, Dura Ace, Krysium SSC SL


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by nonverbal a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: May 10, 2009

Strengths:    Cheap.
Durable(For all versions).
Easy to find-they're almost anywhere.


Weaknesses:    easy to gather dirt(for the cork version).

Bottom Line:   
In the time period in using this bartape,I feel comfortable,but don't have any special feeling about it.I won't say they're quite superior to other bartape like Bikeribbon or Cinelli,Fizik(I think it's the best),etc...but they're cheap enough,and easy to find.

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Price Paid:    $10.00

Purchased At:   LBS

Similar Products Used:   Fizik bartape(Microtex)
Bikeribbon(Eleganza)
Cinelli(Worldcup)
Silva(Cobra)


Bike Setup:   2005 Felt CA1 with shimano 105 groupo.


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by funkdragon23 a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: February 11, 2009

Strengths:    EZ installation, superior look and feel, very durable

Weaknesses:    zero

Bottom Line:   
Holy snap! This is the best damn bar tape, bar none. Perfect grip and cushion, incredibly easy to install, and lots of colors that really pop. Excellent stuff!

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Favorite Ride:   Lake Michigan in the summer

Price Paid:    $15.00

Purchased At:   the interwebs

Similar Products Used:   Cinelli, Profile

Bike Setup:   '05 Allez Elite, Ultegra/105


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by ren a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: August 18, 2008

Bottom Line:   
The best. Just enough tick, no crappy gel. Work for 5000km at least.

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Price Paid:    $10.00

Purchased At:   Probikekit




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