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    DW chain stay protectors.

    Is anyone using a Chain stay protector on the new Turners? If so what are you using.

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    I've not needed one....

    I have not noticed a single case of chain slap so far on my Large DW Spot. But I'm running a relatively tight chain with a medium cage rear mech, which helps.

    Compared to my HL Spot, which suffered constant noise in the rough stuff, the DW has been a revelation.

    If you need to fit one the tricky bits will be the chain/seat stay interface, and whether you go under or over the cable.

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    Left over bar wrap

    Quote Originally Posted by C & D's Dad
    Is anyone using a Chain stay protector on the new Turners? If so what are you using.
    and electrical tape. Works great.
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    cloth

    I like cheap cloth road bar tape. I use a dot of silicone under the last inch to glue it down. Lasts for years.

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    I've been wrapping all my frames with a silicone, self adhering plumbers tape, works awesome & conforms to any curve, shape, etc..., looks sweet when applied carefully (like road bar tape, tennis racket grip, etc).

    http://www.rescuetape.com/?gclid=CPv...FRk_awodHUCOnQ

    Also, velcro (the fuzzy side) with adhesive works great & helps eliminate any chain noise. I use the velcro primarily for the DH bike. It doesn't wrap or conform very well, but is great for straight areas (I use the 2" wide roll).

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    Quote Originally Posted by turnerbikes
    I like cheap cloth road bar tape. I use a dot of silicone under the last inch to glue it down. Lasts for years.

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    Thanks Dave,

    Is it possible to get a couple of pictures ?

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    old tube

    C&D, I wrapped mine in a sliced up old tube - seems to work fine for the little bit of chain slap I sometimes get.
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    second on the cloth bar tape

    I'll second cloth bar tape. You have to wrap it really, really tight. I close it off with black tape on either end. Here's a pic of my old Croll steel hardtail with a cloth bartape cstay protector. I built this bike in Oct of '97 and have never changed the tape...
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    I use tennis racket grip tape on my chainstay with a couple of zipties on either end to keep it secure. Seems to work well and looks good since they come in colors. Easy to keep clean also.
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    I prefer Hockey tape. It is durable, looks good and is cheap at $2 a roll.

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