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About

As Veloflyte, I've been producing specialty carbon fiber components for cycling enthusiasts for 6 years now. My work started at home in my tiny workshop and I now do all of my design and manufacturing at the Techshop in San Jose, CA.

These new Carbon Fiber bar caps are an excellent lighter weight alternative to cheap plastic bar end caps that usually fall out. I have designed and machined a custom aluminum mold to form the carbon into the desired shape.

A typical bar cap sticks into your handlebar's end using plastic prongs that are supposed to keep the plug in place. The new Veloflyte alternative instead has tabs that are taped down to the outside of the bar prior to taping. This design means that the Cap will never fallout and that much less material is used. The resulting Cap from Veloflyte is ultra light weight at only 2.3 grams.

The Cap is produced in beautiful Twill Weave carbon fiber and will last a lifetime...literally!

So preorder a pair of the lightest, coolest, longest lasting, best designed road bar caps ever made. And help me and my small one man company to grow to the next level in business. 

HOW TO TAPE YOUR BARS USING VELOFLYTE CAPS....

SLIDE THE VELOFLYTE CAPS ONTO YOUR BARE HANDLEBARS....
SLIDE THE VELOFLYTE CAPS ONTO YOUR BARE HANDLEBARS....
TAPE THE VELOFLYTE CAP ONTO YOUR HANDLEBARS AROUND THE EXTENDED TABS....
TAPE THE VELOFLYTE CAP ONTO YOUR HANDLEBARS AROUND THE EXTENDED TABS....
TAPED ON LIKE THIS....
TAPED ON LIKE THIS....
START YOUR BAR TAPE ON THE BOTTOM OF THE BAR AND WRAP CLOCKWISE ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE, AND COUNTERCLOCKWISE ON THE LEFT HAND SIDE AS VIEWED FROM THE END OF THE BAR....
START YOUR BAR TAPE ON THE BOTTOM OF THE BAR AND WRAP CLOCKWISE ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE, AND COUNTERCLOCKWISE ON THE LEFT HAND SIDE AS VIEWED FROM THE END OF THE BAR....
DO ONE FULL ROTATION OF THE BAR WITH THE TAPE, COVERING YOUR START POINT COMPLETELY. THEN CONTINUE TAPING YOUR BAR AS YOU NORMALLY WOULD....
DO ONE FULL ROTATION OF THE BAR WITH THE TAPE, COVERING YOUR START POINT COMPLETELY. THEN CONTINUE TAPING YOUR BAR AS YOU NORMALLY WOULD....
HERE'S WHAT THE FINISHED TASK WILL LOOK LIKE.
HERE'S WHAT THE FINISHED TASK WILL LOOK LIKE.

When you're done taping your bars with Veloflyte carbon caps, you get an ultra light weight, super professional looking, strong, durable cap that will never fall out.

ME AND MY CREDENTIALS: I've been working with Carbon Fiber and other raw materials for almost 6 years now producing a line of small bicycle components. You can see all of my current and past projects on my website at www.veloflyte.com/home . I am a skilled craftsman and I enjoy producing specialty items. Below is a mosaic of some of the items and projects I have created...

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Carbon Fiber is an exceptional material for many items. It is light, strong, resilient, and quite attractive looking. An ideal 21st century material.

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