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
> 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?
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