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Old 08-24-16, 09:00 AM
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Originally Posted by fatso View Post
Dont necessarily dismiss fenders even if you're not riding in the rain: they also help for after the rain when wet roads make riding unfendered bikes unpleasant. For me, I think this happens more often than rain while riding. Good luck your son.
+1 - it could mean the difference in riding through a puddle or riding around it to avoid it, but then that might bring you into a car's path. with fenders you can ride right through it and keep your predictable "line"
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