Kite Rubber Bands

In article <CoxLsx.3FA@das.harvard.edu>, uspehmev@ibmmail.COM (uspehmev@ibmmail.COM) writes:
>Does anyone out there know where I can buy the black rubber bands
>used in Phantoms, Legend and other kites. I know they are cut from
>bicycle inner tubes, but the tubes from my bicycle are too small.
>What size tube is used? (Assuming I'll have to cut my own.) I had a
>supply from the ones everyone was shooting at each other at the NYSKC
>banquet a couple of years ago, but I ran out. (Maybe I should
>encourage another rubber band war?)

They are usually cut from the inner tubes used in mountain bikes,
as opposed to thin tires racing bikes.

Michael Graves

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