Re: [CR]Shorty fenders

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From: "Chuck Schmidt" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Shorty fenders
Date: Tue, 16 May 2006 10:42:54 -0700
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Of course the most obvious advantage for use during time trials was the enormous weight difference. But, as pointed out on this list many times in the past, weight savings makes no difference in racing does it?

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern California

On May 16, 2006, at 9:59 AM, Charles T. Young wrote:
> An overlooked advantage that Ken D. shared with me is that they
> make for a
> decidedly quicker repair should the rear tire flat on a bicycle
> with track
> ends. Beyond that, they also don't cause (or worsen) toe clip
> overlap, they
> sure are easy to mount and given the short arc and simple mounting
> method,
> they can be easily tuned for an even fender line.
> Charlie Young
> Honey Brook, PA
> John wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> All this is true, but what advantage do the short mudguards have over
>> full mudguards for the situations you describe?
>> --
>> -John Thompson (
>> Appleton WI USA