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Old 06-25-10, 01:09 PM
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Originally Posted by redsparrow View Post
I'm trying to make a decision between a frame with fender clearance and one without. I love riding in the rain and I love getting wet. If I got fenders they wouldn't be for me.

How much do fenders actually benefit the bike itself? How effective are they at keeping road grit off the drive-train?

Thanks.
It would help to know more. Are you building up a bike, or buying a complete bike? What kind of riding do think you want to do with it (commuting, group rides, tooling around town, etc)? Do have another bike, and if so, what is it? Also, what's your budget?
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