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    Fizik black microtex tape has suede texture but not in other colors - why?

    Has anyone notice the Fizik black tape has a different texture than the the rest of the colors?The black color is like suede while the rest feels like plastic.

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    just guessing dirt... suede like material would get dirty very quickly - black hides that.

    fizik is popular for its colors - esp white as its easy to clean.

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    I prefer that suede finish over the smoother ones as well, if it was cheaper I would probably use their black.

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    The suede gets dirty quickly does make sense.
    Is too bad that texture doesn't come in other colors besides black, because I prefer that finish as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shortynolegs
    The suede gets dirty quickly does make sense.
    Is too bad that texture doesn't come in other colors besides black, because I prefer that finish as well.
    The Fizik 'suede' bar tape is called Soft Touch and comes in dark grey, white as well as black.
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    Huh?

    I actually have the gray tape w/ the "suedish finish", also, there's a soft-touch white (which I wouldn't reccomend.) But I love the gray soft-touch, and try to keep an extra set of it around when I see it @ the LBS.

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    I'd never used Fiz'ik microtex tape before this year. I think it'll be a long time before I use anything different. Great stuff!
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