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Most Effective Clip On Fender For Race Bike?
My daily commuter is now a rain bike. Because, it's raining every day.
Without doing any research, I ordered and installed some Race Blades. They work okay, but not great. The front tire throws a continuous spray forward which the bike has to ride through, while the rear tire constantly sprays the seat tube, chainrings, bottom bracket. The bike is constantly filthy. Neither fender extends far enough down the trailing side of the tire. My shoes and lower legs get almost as wet with, as without, the Race Blades. They are effective in keeping my torso, back and butt from bring sprayed.
Perhaps I should have asked here first. Well, no time like the present.
What is the most effective clip on fender that will fit on an old race bike (1982 Peugeot PSV) - by race bike, I mean it has clearances much too tight for normal fenders, and no dropout eyelets. That are reasonably light and not terribly ugly? 700C wheels x 25 tires. Will be used daily in sometimes-heavy rain.