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Lizard Skins DSP 3.2mm Bar Tape

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    17 Reviews

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    You don't have to love the stones.

    One venerable Roubaix-winning hard man mutant from the peloton insists that, in order to win that race, you have to love the stones. While that may be true, you don't have to love the abuse they heap on your hands. Lizard Skins' DSP 3.2mm Bar Tape brings a healthy thickness of dense padding that, rather than puff out your bars, provides firm support to absorb road noise. The tape also rocks a cross-hatched pattern to keep your grip securely on the bars in all manner of conditions.

    • Firm padding adds comfort, not bulk
    • Cross-hatched texture for increased grip in inclement conditions
    • Item #LZS0038

    Tech Specs

    Length
    82 in
    Recommended Use
    bumpy road cycling
    Manufacturer Warranty
    limited

    Tech Specs

    • Reviews
    • Q & A

    What do you think about this product?

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    Really Great Stuff

    • Familiarity: I've used it several times

    Just for some context, I'm coming from some super cheap cork tape. I cannot believe I have been riding that cheap bar tape for years when I could've been riding this LS bar tape. It feels better without gloves than the cork bar tape did with gloves. Use some gel gloves with this 3.2 tape and you will feel hardly any vibration from the road. I still prefer riding with glove on longer rides, but on shorter rides, going gloveless feels amazing. Definitely would recommend!

    What cobbles?

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    Just kidding, I don't really ride cobbles - but with this bar tape, my hands probably wouldn't notice even if I did. I forgot my gloves on a commute and everything was A-OK. Nice and squishy, good grip, and I like the bright green color quite a bit.

    Hand Pillows

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    Cushy, tons of grip in all weather conditions, and great color options. What more to ask? Oh, no stretching on install.
    Definitely the best we carry.

    Great cushioning

    • Familiarity: I gave it as a gift but have feedback to share

    "I've tried a bunch of different bar tape but this one is my favorite. Tacky, great grip and the cushioning is fantastic, especially on rough roads and gravel. I just wish they offered a plain dark grey color."

    Good bye hand pain

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    I have used Lizard Skins for the past few years and cannot find a reason to use bar tape from another company. The DSP series of tape is high quality and durable. The 3.2mm version is great for gravel bikes and bike packing set ups, or for riders that have hand pain on their drop bars.

    Most Durable/Comfortable Tape Avialable

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    Perfect for road or cross this tape has kept rolling smooth longer than any other tape I've tried and install is a breeze. I've used this tape for several cross and road seasons, it holds up to crashes (CX) and is easy to clean.

    Great bar tape

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    Excellent cushion and grip (regardless of weather condition). No need for gloves. Easy to clean up and looks new longer than cork.
    Can be difficult to apply.

    Great Padding for Long Rides!

      After about 20 miles my feet, butt and hands start to get numb. When the hands go numb things can get dangerous. I use the 1.8mm tape on my cyclocross race bike and it's only a fraction softer than riding with no tape at all.

      Great Padding for Long Rides!

      Oh Yes

      • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

      Great shock absorbing properties for the pothole capitol of the world!
      Western PA.
      First time I have ever used the supplied bar end wrap...and it stayed in place, no need for electrical tape. Have actually unwrapped to replace a cable, reapplied same tape and bar end wrap, again stayed in place, amazing!!

      Reports show the East Coast does not come close to the potholes in California. http://thenewswheel.com/10-worst-pothole-cities-in-america/#LA
      1. Los Angeles, California
      With approximately 64% of all roads in the city in poor and mediocre condition, the City of Flowers and Sunshine should really be renamed to the City of Potholes and Ruts. Predictably, Los Angeles tops our list of Worst Pothole Cities in America.

      So there we have it. The top 10 cities you probably want to avoid if you don’t want to repair your car following a barrage of pothole encounters. Maybe our politicians should watch more John Oliver when it comes to pothole repair.

      Love It!

      • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

      I like gloves and padding; the more the better. I don't understand the concern for "control" (Do people go without Power Steering on their car so they can "feel the road"?). I bought the Lizard Skins 3.2mm in White and will repeat when the time comes. From the photos I saw, I was wondering if the "tread" would look ugly, but it looks really good, and stays reasonably clean because I keep my hands & gloves clean. The tack is perfect. Best of all, every tape I've ever used eventually slipped and gapped at the handlebar bends, but this stuff DOESN'T BUDGE!! Really great tape!

      It's thick, no doubt there

      • Familiarity: I've used it several times

      I hate gloves. I can't specifically say why, but they drive me crazy. This leaves me with a quandary when I ride the rougher back roads, chip fill county roads and occasional dirt with my bike. I could progressively go numb in my hands, or I could wear my gloves. Then I got this bar tape.



      I had Cinelli cork before this and it lasted a total of around 900 miles before I wore a hole in it.



      Then a buddy turned me on to the Lizard Skin tape. Holy cow, what a difference!



      It's grippy, padded, and doesn't look out of place on the bike. Best of all, I can go glove free without the numbness.



      I probably could have gotten away with the 2.5 wrap, but I figured I would try that next time and start with thicker now. I'm a fan so far.



      Better than double wrapping

      • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

      I tend to use the LS 2.5mm tape and tried to double tape once but it was just too big, this is the perfect thickness for people who don't like gloves or are riding on rough roads.

      Awesome cushioning!

        My Cervelo R3 came with Fizik's Microtex which had no cushioning at all. I probably went to the opposite end of the scale with this tape but I love it! Great cushioning and with the herringbone texture it looks great and feels great too. Caution-if you have small hands or just don't like the feel of a fat bar-try one of the less cushioned tapes like their 2.5. Otherwise, I highly recommend.

        Awesome cushioning!

        Best bar tape for cyclocross

        • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

        Super grippy, but so much padding on it that I actually preferred to hold the bar tape as opposed to the hoods. Also synthetic material, so really easy to wash off at the end of a nasty race. Great for CX/gravel grinder bikes.



        Make SURE you listen to the instructions and don't stretch this tape when you install it, or it will rip, like what happened the first time I tried to install.