It's nice to learn of the launch of a small business that is making sewn leather handlebar wrap, in 7 colors in smooth leather and suede, available. Cico Di Cuoio is offering a complete, easy to use, kit. They also offer a service where you can send your handlebars to them and they will do the installation. See http://www.ciclodicuoio.com/ for details.
My Verona-made Lucio Malagnini was delivered with leather wrapped handlebars, comfortable and classic.
Photos: suede wrap, white smooth leather wrap on a Brian Baylis track bike, 1990s Malagnini with original leather wrapped handlebars
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