Thank you Bill for your detailed comments.  I think you are right and I 
will wait for the bike to arrive.  I'm not very good at actually working on 
a bike but my bike guy at the lbs is masterful.  Appreciate your time to 

On Friday, February 9, 2018 at 3:46:38 PM UTC-5, Bill Lindsay wrote:
> My thought would be to wait until the bike is built and can scope out your 
> clearances.  Medium reach brakes and 28mm tires are a good combination for 
> normal fenders.  My expectation is that when you get the brakes set up with 
> the tires in there, you will conclude that you can't fit an unmosified flat 
> wood fender in the remaining brake arch-space and you'll be faced with four 
> decisions:
> A.  No fenders
> B.  Normal metal or plastic fenders
> C.  Flat wood fenders, filed away at the edges to clear your brakes
> D.  Flat wood fenders, bisected with double hardware to avoid the brakes
> Bill Lindsay
> El Cerrito, CA
> On Friday, February 9, 2018 at 12:14:19 PM UTC-8, Chris Birkenmaier wrote:
>> HI all.  Thought I'd float this question to the group.  I have a Roadini 
>> that is being painted now and I'd like to order some Woody (wood) fenders 
>> for it.  Thought I'd go custom flat.  I plan on putting a 28 Compass 
>> Chinook Pass on a H Plus Son TB14 rim.  I need a width for the fender and 
>> not sure what I should order.  Thought I'd ask here first knowing I can 
>> always call the good folks at Riv.  Your thoughts?
>> Thanks
>> Chris

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