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Old 01-13-05, 06:54 AM   #1
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My first moist commute.

Well it wasn't raining but it has been for 2 days now and rained overnite so the roads were pretty wet. With my goal to put more miles on my bikes then my car this year all of the driving I have been doing due to the rain and snow has me itching to get on my bike so I did it today even with rain in the forecast and wet rodes. It went pretty smooth and all in all I think traffic was safer due to the slight fog and wet roads, cars seemed to pass slower than normal and give more room. When I got to work a co worker that had apparently passed me on his drive in came up and commented that he saw my blinky and was aware I was there so I feel encouraged there. Fenders are for sure going on my commuter now.
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Old 01-13-05, 08:19 AM   #2
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Fenders are not optional equipment on a commuter. You will love them after your first wet ride with them on. Huge difference.


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Even a racing bike can take some sort of fender (with modification or extra bracket). Go for it. Also you may need some sorf of waterproofing for shoes, and pack.
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