How to use knot tying techniques to leather bar wraps with natural twine, hemp, or waxed thread… Read More Complete leather bar wraps with natural twine, jute or waxed thread for a vintage finish detail
3 ways to install Leather Sew-on Bar Wraps on a 22.2 or 22mm bicycle handlebar (such as Nitto)… Read More Tips: Adapting Sew-on Leather Bar Wraps to a 22mm handlebar
New product announcement! Coil Leather Bar Wraps are a new style of leather handlebar wrap that should be intuitive for anybody who has ever used handlebar tape. They coil around the handlebar like typical bar tape out of one single piece of full grain veg-tan leather. … Read More The intuitive wrap you’ve been waiting for: Introducing Coil Leather Bar Wraps
Solé Bicycles started as a group of friends who wanted to make affordable bikes that were cool and functional. Years later, they are now a thriving company with a focus on user friendly bikes that are also fashion-forward.
We’ve taken old-fashioned leather bullwhip braiding techniques and figured out how to apply them to your bicycle handlebar for a tactile, cushioning leather handlebar wrap. … Read More Introducing a new way to wrap your handlebars in leather: the Bullwhip Bar Wrap
Hi, While I’m eagerly waiting for my just ordered City Grips, here comes my question: which is the better position for the stitching? At the front of the grip, below it (very hard to stitch) or towards the back? Cheers from Italy, Massimo Hey Massimo, Great question! It totally depends on what you like. There… Read More Q & A: Which way to align the stitching on your grips?
Do the sew on wraps come with bar end plugs? Thanks, Brian Our leather bar wraps and city grips don’t currently come with bar plugs, which are an important accessory to add to your bike. Bar plugs are a required safety equipment on racing bikes, and well recommended for preventing bodily injury during falls. Here are… Read More Bar plug options for your leather bar wraps and city grips
I am about to install my bar wraps. (I just read the piece on your blog regarding the shrinkage issue one of your customers had. I will keep that in mind). The question I have is, when I get to the end of the either side of the handlebar with my sewing, I know I… Read More To tuck or not to tuck? How to finish your bar ends.