I just bought a pair of fenders similar to the Planet Bike SpeedEZ fenders, but with plastic straps instead of rubber. Just wanted to know whose bright idea was it to make straps that need to be bent out of a hard, inflexible thing like plastic?
Not that I can't bend them, but it does take a bit of force and I've already snapped one of them in half trying to do so.
I live in Toronto, and it's getting quite cold out now, so I guess my real question is will these plastic straps become brittle and break in the -7 degree weather? I bought them from my LBS downtown and don't really want to ride all the way back there to spend another $50 for some more fenders.