Archive for December 24th, 2018

Tour Easy Front Fender: Redux

The front fender on Mary’s bike snapped loose while we were on our way for groceries, but my repair kit now once again includes a few feet of duct tape and we continued the mission:

Tour Easy front fender - duct tape FTW

Tour Easy front fender – duct tape FTW

The final fracture seems to be just the little gray section amid the older fractures, so the Planet Bike clip was hanging on by a thread:

Tour Easy front fender - broken clip

Tour Easy front fender – broken clip

Our bikes being equipped as alike as I can make them, another copy of the bracket I used on my bike sufficed:

Tour Easy front fender - new bracket

Tour Easy front fender – new bracket

Stipulated: duct tape is déclassé, but it works better than anything else I’ve tried.

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