About Cinelli Gel Cork Tape: The cushioning with the Cinelli gel tape is great, while maintaining good grip and long-lasting strength. The secret to this bar tape is VibraAbsorb, which is incredibly shock absorbing and super soft to the touch. Gel-Cork handlebar tape. that's right, part gel, part cork. means it's corky in a quirky way. The Cinelli Gel Cork Tape comes in: Blue, Natural, Yellow, Red, White, and Black. As for the gel, it covers the inner surface of the tape, and it's self adhesive making it easy to wrap. This cork tape is heat-proof up to 60 degrees C, while still being super elastic. It cannot be torn, and as stated earlier, it is uncanny in absorbing shock and very soft. Full length handlebar tape, includes bar end plugs and finishing tape. The finishing tape for sealing the bar ends works ok, though electrical tape may prove equally or more effective. Are you a stickler for details? The logos are spaced so that you can line them up as you apply the bar tape, or you can spiral it around the bars as you put it on. It's a grippy gel, but not adhesive in the permanent sense, so re-wrap or redo the setup if need be. Cinelli Gel Cork Tape is unique and is a comfortable favorite for long distance rides.