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Old 07-28-08, 07:14 PM
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planet bike "spoiler" fender, pics wanted

http://ecom1.planetbike.com/7030.html

I googled and no luck.

Want to see some pics of a bike with that fender on it.

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Old 07-28-08, 08:40 PM
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Hmm, I wouldn't even buy those. Generally, fenders like that don't work, at least not well. My LBS also said they were crap.
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Old 07-29-08, 08:34 AM
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That fender is waaaay too short. A rear rack would give better coverage.
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Old 07-29-08, 08:36 AM
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Do you not have the clearance for more traditional fenders?
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Old 07-29-08, 09:44 AM
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I have a swobo dixon for summer, and i had fully freddy fenders on it but i didnt like the way they look (the coverage is good though)

So i put the freddy fenders on my winter bike, and i just want something to keep my butt dry and look sporty for the summer bike.

On the site the pic looks like it has potential to be sporty, thats why i wanted to see more.
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I hate seatpost fenders,they're always getting knocked off center,even by just hitting a bump. I've had them on two bikes as something just to keep me from getting sprayed if I hit a puddle or something and wound up ditching them both. On the first I switched to just a rear clip-on fender and it worked much better. On my Crosstrail,I mounted a PB ATB Freddy front fender on the back(regular Freddy with only one strut per side) and it looks real slick.
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$35 bucks also seems a bit pricey for what it is.
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Originally Posted by jefferee View Post
That fender is waaaay too short. A rear rack would give better coverage.
I was thinking much the same thing. Something along the lines of a blackburn MTN-1 or a copy.
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Old 07-29-08, 09:24 PM
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$35 for that little piece of molded plastic worth about 10 cents? Wow, I guess inflation is hitting the bike parts world. I just bought SKS P50 fenders for my Surly Crosscheck from A E Bike for $35, and they are true fenders. I add the Cascadia mudflap from PB for $5 and I'm set. Here in southern california where rain is rare, I ride with full fenders on my two road bike "daily drivers" year round. As a daily commuter it helps keep my chain, bike and self pretty clean. It cuts down chain maintenance and extends drivetrain life, and keeps junk from hitting the bottom of the headset. That new PB piece of plastic would not do any good.
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