Ultralight Rim Tape

Ultralight Rim Tape was our first product, well over 25 years ago! During that time, a lot of competing products have entered the market, but none stack up against the Ultralights' quality. A lightweight superstar at 1.5 grams per rim, with the strength of ripstop nylon. The Ultralights began the trend of selling rim tape/strips in pairs. Recently, just to mess with everyone, we introduced the single rim strip option.

Why a lightweight rim tape? Without going into too much physics, the optimal place to save weight are areas of rotating mass. The further away from the hub, the more the centrifugal force multiplies the mass. All this means in practical terms is that a lighter wheel, with lighter parts will accelerate faster. Racers understand this; all riders appreciate less work! If you are the proud owner of carbon fiber wheels, and the manufacturer supplied a plastic, cotton or rubber rim strip; it's time to upgrade!
Available in our EBay shop.

Other advantages of the Ultralights are:

  • extremely thin making tire removal and installation a breeze
  • more room for tube expansion 
  • light color 
  • aggressive adhesive
  • very long lasting
  • water repellent
The stats on this tape:
  • nominal size: 17mm width x 700c/29er length
  • 1.5 grams per strip
  • MSRP: $13.45/single;  $19.75/ pair
Now available in mountain bike (26") length and as single strips!
  • nominal size: 17mm width x 26"/650
  • 1.5 grams per strip
  • MSRP: $12.75/single; $18.45/pair
  • of course, MADE IN THE U.S.A.