Effetto Mariposa Eau De Carogna

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Product Description

When using double-sided adhesive tapes, cleaning of the surfaces is paramount for a proper adhesion. For cycling, Cyclocross in particular requires a perfect gluing performance, only achievable when both rim and tubular surfaces are clean and ready: enters Eau de Carogna tubular base tape primer!

Eau de Carogna primer cleans the tubular base tape and optimizes adhesion to Carogna tape

Cyclocross specific, but ideal whenever tubulars are used at low pressure

A plus for artisanal tubulars inflated at low pressure

Not all tubulars are created equal, and the material and finishing used for tubular base tape can vary a lot among the different brands.
As far as Carogna tubular tape is concerned, this variability is not a problem if tubulars are inflated at high pressure and mounted correctly (read more here).

In Cyclocross, due to the very low inflating pressures, extra care should be taken.
Cyclocross tubulars of the main brands (Clement, Tufo, Vittoria, Dugast, FMB, Challenge, Schwalbe…) have been glued and raced with success with Carogna tape, but the base tape ability to ‘stick’ can be largely altered by transportation, storage, humidity and cleaning products, especially with unprotected, natural cotton base tapes.
Eau de Carogna tape primer is a gluing primer, preparing the tubular base tape to properly and quickly bond to Carogna glue: one less thing to worry about, preparing Cyclocross wheels for race day 

Eau de Carogna is not needed for road applications (given the higher pressures, ideal for a pressure-activated adhesive tape) but might be an additional guarantee for Cyclocross and other off-road practices, where tubulars are inflated at a much lower pressure and totally rely on the glue strength for their function.

Please Note: 50ml of liquid is supplied, but in a larger volume bottle.

Occasionally, without notice, manufacturers change product design and/or specifications.

Lube & Cleaners Guide

What are lubrication and cleaners?

Lubrication and cleaners are vital for keeping your bike in good working order. Not only will it look shiny and new, but clean components are less prone to damage and will last longer.

Who needs lubrication and cleaners?

Anyone who rides a bike. Cleaning your bike needn’t be a chore as there are so many easy-to-use products it’s actually a simple task to undertake.

What are the choices?

From a value-for-money complete cleaning kit to individual products, you can really clean up when it comes to choosing products for washing and maintaining your bike. There are brushes to get into hard to reach places, products to clean and products to protect.

What should I buy with it?

Cleaning brushes are great for achieving that new bike look and won’t damage the finish of your bike.

Anything else?

It’s best to use products that are specifically designed for cleaning bikes as they have been formulated to be kind to your pride and joy. 

See our Bike cleaning guide for more.

Delivery & Guarantee

UK Delivery Information

International Deliveries – Temporarily Suspended 11/11/20

Note: We are still offering deliveries to the Isle of Man, Scottish Highlands, Scottish Islands, Channel Islands, Isle of Wight, Jersey and Guernsey. We are no longer delivering to Northern Ireland.

Courier Delivery update: Due to the COVID19 situation, we are currently experiencing some delays with deliveries. Our couriers are working around the clock to get your order to you as soon as possible but there is a potential delay of up to 48 hours . Please check your tracking on track your order here.

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Please keep checking the TNT tracking for further updates. On behalf of TNT we apologise for any delay and inconvenience this may cause. 

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Please note that bulky products and bikes shipped to outlying UK regions are excluded from free shipping.

Please note that Pre-Order dates can sometimes change due to updated stock information.

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Returns & Warranty

It's easy to return a product with our 365 day, hassle free returns. 

We will give you a full refund or exchange on any item that is returned to us unused/unfitted, in a resaleable condition and in its original packaging (where possible).

Please note: For hygiene reasons, we cannot accept returns of facemasks, undershorts or underwear if the item has been removed/unsealed from its original packaging.

If your item develops a fault or arrives damaged, please contact us first so we can resolve the issue for you as quickly as possible.

For more information please visit our Returns & Warranty page.