Hi there!
Did you know, that the PVC duct tape is ideal material for whitewalls for custom bike?
Whitewall tyres costs more than regular ones on Ebay, or local bike shop, and sometimes it is really hard to find them cheap.
If you want to customize your beach cruiser, you may heve it done for a few bucks (sorry for my english)

Step 1: first - make it clean

Clean your tire using sponge ang soap. Also you can use a gas, or whitespirit it also do good.
The tire becomes clean and soft
hi great instuctable do you mind me asking what type of pike that is you own
great job, going to add to my custom flyer
all done, looks great dont you think
Wow! Is this Basmann?! ^_^ <br>I love this style <br>Do you have Skype, or ICQ?
not a basmann , my friend makes them, there eletric too<br>so makes life easy
Nice bike))) Is there a spade-seat? :) <br>Really! good work. I've got some questions like: top speed, weihgt, capacity)
yes spade seat, top speed 15mph, 10 mile range on one 4hour charge, <br>50kg in weight, great fun
I had a Schwinn Stingray with an electric motor)) <br>http://epowerbikes.ru/archives/1458 <br>It had an 1.2 Hp motor, top speed 29 mph and 22 mile range <br>50 kg in weight and 10 hours of recharging <br>I've sold it and took a Cruiser - it is much comfortable, useful and with high durability) <br>
could i do this on auto tires also if i add a clear sealant could it protect it longer
That bike is phat as hell! What bike is it?
This is a stock Felt Imperial<br>But with powerfull Shimano Nexus 7 , wide wheels 50mm and some electric stuff
I really liked your instructable! <br>Here's my work and I'm very pleased with the results <br>
This is red duct tape?<br>Nice lookin&quot; :)<br><br>
This is orange and white electrical tape by 3M that I piked up at a local home depot!<br>I took these without flash so it's less apparent <br>here's one with flash
Look's like stock-made))<br><br>This tape, probably, may came-off within two months((<br>But it is enough for that cost
then I will do it again :)
Thanks for your indestructible! I did this to an old mountain bike I found in a dumpster with two flats. Still to come? Seat re-cover, LED valve-caps, red bar-grips custom stickers, and a badge!
the heating is made with a hairdryer ?
Yeah! The temp is about 50-60 'C deg
Good instructable and great looking bike!
Very Nice! And, of course, you can get different colours, so don't have to stick (pardon the pun) to whitewalls - or even a single colour!<br> <br> Just one question, the only &quot;duct tape&quot; I know of is about 50mm wide, and has webbing on the&nbsp;back&nbsp;for strength. PVC tapes, on the other hand, are usually known as 'Electricians' or 'Electrical' tape. Can you give me more details of what you used? Thank you.
Yep) This is &quot;electricans&quot; duct tape? 25mm wide)<br>Maybe i'm very lucky, cause the glue on the tape is still holds on the tire. For a minute - I've made this in the beginnig of the May, noy it is July... still holds)<br><br>It was made for Custom Bike Exhibition ( May the 30th )<br><br>Photo - in the SuperMarket) Last Week
Thank you Vranov, that clears things up nicely.
I'd hazzard a guess, and opt for PVC due the heating in step 4. I'd thought the webbed tape wouldn't melt/stick as PVC does.<br><br>
Thanks. <br> <br>I'd come to the same conclusion, figuring the width in as well, but as the 'ible states 'duct tape', I thought I'd better check (perhaps the author's English doesn't quite match well enough yet?).
Ugghh! That sounds horribly condescending - please, everyone, ignore the bracketed tripe!
That's a great technique, thanks.
wow could do it to a car
like to see that . what would be great for bikes is Reflective tape on tires.
Fantastic idea! I'll have reflective tape coming in the mail in a few days, so I'll use this instructable!<br>
Nice bike, good instructable!
Nice to know a technique to make whitewall tires. I'm dreading the day that I have to change the tires on my cruiser. It wont be easy to get a hold of some here in Norway.
Ok! But be sure to connect the beginning and the endings of the tape circle)<br>It will be enough 2 sm

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