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 New product! Introducing Coil Leather Bar Wraps
We’re used to seeing gorgeous customer photos of their bike designs with our leather bike accessories, but it’s not everyday we have the good fortune to meet a cat that bikes in style.
We recently interviewed Mr. Pig Cat, a classy cat from Northeast Ohio who loves adventures. Yes, Mr. Pig Cat is really his name (friends and owner Audrey call him Piggy) and yes, he really rides on a bike, in a bike basket.… Read More Customer Profile: Meet Mr. Pig Cat, the Stylish Bicycling Cat
We answer questions on how to deal with padding and cushioning your leather bar wraps. … Read More FAQ: Options for padding and cushioning bicycle handlebars for hands and wrists
Customer Sandi in Brooklyn, NY shared a few great tips for installing the Bullwhip Leather Bar Wraps on her bicycle – and a few creative new ideas as well.… Read More Customer Tips: Bullwhip 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 often get asked about top tube protectors! Here are our options for wrapping your bicycle top tube in our gorgeous, hand-dyed, vegetable-tanned leather.… Read More FAQ: About leather top tube protectors
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
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.