Rim Tapes

Baron_Samedi

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Just saw these on the bay :doh:

Are they functional or pure decoration for chav-mobiles?
 

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Rim Tapes are normally used in the well of the wheel to cover the ends of the Spokes on Spoked /Wire Wheels. they are there to protect the Inner Tube from rubbing on the ends of the Spokes and puncturing.
 
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Rim Tapes are normally used in the well of the wheel to cover the ends of the Spokes on Spoked /Wire Wheels. they are there to protect the Inner Tube from rubbing on the ends of the Spokes and puncturing.
+1 but I think these ones cover the edge of the tyre where the wheel joins.
 

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I think (having seen them) that they are to decorate the rim...to give a go-faster stripe on the edge of the wheel just inside the outer rim. They'd work well on a black wheel.
 

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