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Light fabric tape protects tube from spoke/nipple/rim puncture. Measure the inner width of your rim (over the spoke nipples) to determine the proper size.

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Velox Rim Tape
 
4.4

(based on 31 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (11)
  • Durable (8)
  • Lightweight (8)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Road biking (7)
    • Mountain biking (6)
    • Casual riding (4)
    • Racing (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Avid cyclist (6)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (8)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Velox: nothing beats it

    Velox is the most durable and easiest to install rim tape on the market. In more than a few instances I've transferred strips from wheel to wheel when I had to get the rim...Read complete review

    Velox is the most durable and easiest to install rim tape on the market. In more than a few instances I've transferred strips from wheel to wheel when I had to get the rim replaced. Even with apparently no "stick," when wrapped tight enough, it sticks!

    Here's a fool-proof installation tip: Insert a Bic pen (a screwdriver works too) through the valve hole section, start to lay the tape over the rim bed placing the pen through the valve hole (don't let it slip totally through). This provides an "anchor" for the tape so you can really stretch and align it over the rim bed. When the end of the tape reaches the valve hole again, snip off the excess and smooth everything out with your finger. Voila! Perfectly installed Velox.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Did not stick very well

    I couldnt get it to stick on the rim. My best guess thinking now is that it was too wide and needed to be cut width wise. I ended up using electrical tape and...Read complete review

    I couldnt get it to stick on the rim. My best guess thinking now is that it was too wide and needed to be cut width wise. I ended up using electrical tape and have not run into problems.

    However If it did fit i would have given it a 5 star review.

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    5.0

    Velox rocks!

    By Juan Armstrong

    from Sheffield, AL

    About Me Avid Cyclist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Durable
    • Easy To Install
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Casual Riding
      • Mountain Biking
      • Racing
      • Road Biking
      • Upgrade

      Comments about Velox Rim Tape:

      This is the only rim tape i will ever use. The only downside is that it is hidden under a tire and you can't show it off to the world!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      4.0

      The old standby

      By h2oape

      from Lake Worth, FL

      About Me Competitive Cyclist

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Install
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Racing
        • Road Biking

        Comments about Velox Rim Tape:

        Install it and forget it.

        Lasts until you need to take it off, and can often be put back on.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        My favorite for running tubes

        By Ricky Racer

        from Collegeville, PA

        About Me Avid Cyclist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Install
        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • NONE

        Best Uses

        • Casual Riding
        • Mountain Biking
        • Racing
        • Road Biking

        Comments about Velox Rim Tape:

        I have been using this tried and true product for many years with no disappointments.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        My favorite rim tape!

        By Robert in Charlotte

        from Charlotte, NC

        About Me Avid Cyclist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Install

        Cons

        • Heavy

        Best Uses

        • Mountain Biking
        • Road Biking

        Comments about Velox Rim Tape:

        I wouldn't use any other rim tape unless I had no choice. It is heavy but hey it's cloth what do you expect. Once installed you don't have to worry about it. Not sure how reusable it is but I did install it and have to remove it and reinstall it (it had nothing to do with the rim tape) and it stuck just fine the second time.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        4.0

        Great lightweight tape & easy to install

        By RadioFlyer

        from Riverside, CA

        About Me Competitive Cyclist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Install
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Road Biking

          Comments about Velox Rim Tape:

          THis was my first time installing my own rim tape and it was a breeze. I was able to lift up the tape as needed to move if I made a mistake and it sat nicely int he rim and the cloth feel really feels like it protects the tube from getting damaged by the rim.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Best rim tape in the industry

          By Brian

          from Riverside, CA

          About Me Avid Cyclist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Lightweight

          Cons

          • Heavy

          Best Uses

          • BMX
          • Casual Riding
          • Mountain Biking
          • Racing
          • Road Biking

          Comments about Velox Rim Tape:

          In my opinion there is no better rim tape out there. Extremely durable with a good adhesive. It is not the lightest rim tape but worth the few extra grams.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Great product

          By Moodrid

          from Fort Worth, Tx

          About Me Avid Cyclist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Install

          Cons

          • NONE

          Best Uses

          • BMX
          • Casual Riding
          • Mountain Biking

          Comments about Velox Rim Tape:

          Great fit on 650B wheels.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          It works.

          By 20 miles a day around town

          from Gaimesville, FL

          About Me Commuter

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Durable
          • Easy To Install

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Road Biking

            Comments about Velox Rim Tape:

            I'm not sure I've ever used any other rim tape. Very easy to apply, if you get the right size it'll fit perfrctly with no need for trimming. This stuff will probably live as long as your rim as long as you don't mess with it.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
             
            5.0

            Nice and wide

            By OzCableguy

            from Australia

            About Me Avid Cyclist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • 22mm Wide
            • Easy To Install
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Mountain Biking

              Comments about Velox Rim Tape:

              The 22mm width fitted my WTB Speeddisc 29er rims perfectly. I didn't even need to trim the length. I was previously having problems with narrower rim tapes moving around over time and partly exposing the spoke holes which led to flats.
              I've also had problems with rim tapes going hard after exposure to water which created an edge sharp enough to cut into the tube over time. Too early to see if these will also have this problem but because the width fills the inner rim properly I have high hopes they won't.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              Velox: nothing beats it

              By Nate

              from Cambridge, MA

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Install
              • Light

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Velox Rim Tape:

                  Velox is the most durable and easiest to install rim tape on the market. In more than a few instances I've transferred strips from wheel to wheel when I had to get the rim replaced. Even with apparently no "stick," when wrapped tight enough, it sticks!

                  Here's a fool-proof installation tip: Insert a Bic pen (a screwdriver works too) through the valve hole section, start to lay the tape over the rim bed placing the pen through the valve hole (don't let it slip totally through). This provides an "anchor" for the tape so you can really stretch and align it over the rim bed. When the end of the tape reaches the valve hole again, snip off the excess and smooth everything out with your finger. Voila! Perfectly installed Velox.

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