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Old 07-27-09, 12:28 AM
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Fenders with mudflaps on both are a very, very good idea. The mudflaps ideally should come to about 2" above the ground. You won't melt. Traffic is no biggie. Run blinkies at both ends. You have to allow an extra 20'-30' braking distance in a real rain to allow the pads to clean and dry the rims. Some tires have good grip in the wet, some don't. Grip in the dry doesn't foretell. Wool socks are great. Waterproof clothes are worthless unless it's really cold - like 33.
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