Scooter Grip Tape - Buying Guide
Grip tape is designed to help keep your feet firmly planted to the deck of your scooter when riding and attempting tricks. Over time, grip tape will naturally wear down and need replacing. One benefit of this is that you get to choose from tons ofﾠdifferent colours and designs. Some makes come pre-cut whilst others come in a sheet, ready to cut to your desired shape. Skates.co.uk has the parts you need to replace or upgrade your scooter.
Which one is right for me?
There is a wide range of scooter grip tape available for every type of rider, here are some important things to consider when choosing yours.
- Money The prices for grip tape typically range from £1 to £10. The level of quality you get for your money is relatively equal, simply choose the colour and design that best suits you.
- Deck size - All are suitable for beginners, recreational, and extreme scooterﾠ riders. You can choose a grip tape that is specific to your brand of scooter and comes pre-cut, or you can purchase a sheet to customiseyourself.
Ability and Age
Every option is suitable for use with both recreational and extreme scooter riders at any ability level and at any age.
How to Apply
Grip tape is relatively easy to apply, but due to the tools required, should be left to adults.
Firstly, remove your old grip tape. Use a hairdryer to heat the edges so you can peel it off.
Cut the grip tape down to rough side. Stick it to the deck, then use a stanley knife to make the cut shape precise. You can then use sandpaper to smooth the edges.
It's as simple as that.
You will need to notify us of any major defects when you first receive your product. There is typically a 90 day warranty on parts, this does not cover normal wear and tear. Once a product has been used the supplier will not usually replace the entire item. We will look at this on a case by case basis to determine the nature of defect or damage and make every effort to provide the best overall customer experience.