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Effetto Mariposa Eau De Carogna



Effetto Mariposa Eau De Carogna

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!

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 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 (read how to properly glue you cyclocross tubulars with Carogna here).

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 functioning.

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We aim to provide efficient delivery on all packages to mainland UK addresses. There are some areas where we will need to charge slightly more due to postage costs such as Highlands & Islands, Southern Ireland & Isle of Man.

Delivery is charged at £5.95 for standard delivery to UK mainland (see below for exceptions). Next working day delivery available for £6.95 if order before 1pm.  Bikes are subject to £10.00 carriage charge. Exceptions can be found below. E-Bikes are subject to £30.00 carriage charge due to higher weight and value involved for insurance purposes. 

Free delivery is available for orders over £75 and is a 2 working day service.

Orders placed before 12pm Monday to Thursday will be shipped the same day for next day delivery. Orders placed after 12pm Thursday and onwards will be shipped on Monday.

DUE TO THE CURRENT HIGH DEMAND, DELIVERY TIME FOR BIKES IS 7-10 DAYS. ALL PARTS AND ACCESSORIES ARE STILL 1-2 DAYS.

We use DPD for all our shipments:

DPD offer an excellent delivery service, with full tracking information and an hour time slot given on the day of delivery. You can also change the destination of your parcel, including local drop off points.

*Saturday delivery can be arranged at extra cost, please call for details.

SHIPPING EXCEPTIONS & SURCHARGES

Unfortunately due to the policies of our chosen shipping companies we regret that we will have to apply a separate charge to selected postcodes in the UK for some of our packages. If we need to apply this charge we will contact you after your order has been placed and work out the extra shipping charge. We do ship outwith the UK, please contact us for prices and options.

NORTHERN IRELAND POSTCODE SHIPPING EXCEPTIONS

Postcodes in Northern Ireland will carry a further charge for shipping, please contact for more details and prices.

ABERDEENSHIRE POSTCODE SHIPPING EXCEPTIONS

Postcodes in Aberdeenshire carry a further charge for large item shipping.

OUTER HEBRIDES POSTCODE SHIPPING EXCEPTIONS

Postcodes in the Outer Hebrides will carry a further charge for large item shipping, please contact for more details and prices.

INVERNESSHIRE POSTCODE SHIPPING EXCEPTIONS

Postcodes in Invernesshire carry a further charge for large item shipping.

KIRKWALL AREA POSTCODE SHIPPING EXCEPTIONS

Postcodes in the Kirkwall area carry a further charge for large item shipping shipping.

PAISLEY (WESTERN ISLES) POSTCODE SHIPPING EXCEPTIONS

Postcodes ranging from PA20 - PA80 in the Paisley & Western Isles will carry a further charge for large item shipping, please contact for more details and prices.

SHETLAND ISLES AREA SHIPPING EXCEPTIONS

Postcode within the Shetland Isles will carry a further charge for large item shipping, please contact for more details and prices.