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Old 04-06-11, 07:48 AM   #1
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Protecting the front rack and its cargo from road water

If your folder is equipped with a front rack, how do you protect it (and the cargo) from road water - when the road is wet and the front fender spits water out the front?
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Old 04-06-11, 08:31 AM   #2
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My panniers are waterproof so they don't need any protecting. Any the rack is powdercoated so it's fine. I am thinking about putting full coverage fenders on my NWT for better protection than the easy pack fenders, but I'm more concerned with me and my bike's drivetrain.
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Old 04-06-11, 09:08 AM   #3
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Vik, your setup is too sophisticated :-) I have a wire basket that I bungee-cord to the rack.
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Old 04-06-11, 09:28 AM   #4
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Longer front Mudguard.. , how about a sheet of plastic
zip-tied to your basket bottom?
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Old 04-06-11, 11:56 AM   #5
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fietsbob, that's what I have now. It's OK, but nothing extra.
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Old 04-06-11, 07:51 PM   #6
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How about a rear mudguard in front...they tend to be longer.
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