Road [racing] is one of the only sports where adult men can compete in a non-scholastic setting, so inevitably 8/10 racers are fiercely-competitive nobodies. It's fun as hell, but it's also the foremost refuge of defeated and aging jocks, turned middle-management types.
ok I only asked here because I heard there might be problems putting fenders and stuff on bikes direct bikes cause of the small clearances. I didn't want to waste my money on stuff that doesn't work. I already looked at bikeisland etc