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Scooter Customization on the Cheap - Creative Grip Tape

Scooter Customization on the Cheap - Creative Grip Tape

Grip tape is pretty cheap and you can do some cool things with it if you get creative!

Recently, I wrote an article titled Swap Meet - Frequent Part Swapping in Scooter Culture where I discussed an aspect of freestyle scooter culture pertaining to a constant upgrading and swapping parts. I also mentioned in this article that replacing grips and grip tape are a relatively cheap way to make changes to your scooter.

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Swap Meet - Frequent Part Swapping in Scooter Culture

Swap Meet - Frequent Part Swapping in Scooter Culture

When you're the scooter mechanic for a fleet of kids, you end up with a graveyard of parts like I have.

If your kid is serious about freestyle scooter competitions, you'll find very quickly that trying every possible part and combination of parts is ingrained in the culture. As a parent, it can be very frustrating and expensive. Try to find a way to balance economic concerns and part swapping with your kid's need to feel like he belongs to the culture.

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