These fenders feature a stunning snakeskin pattern and are highly polished. They're 50mm wide, designed for 700c and 27" wheels, and work with tires up to 42mm wide. We include a hardware kit to work with almost any type of mounting in the same finish as the fenders.
- Fenders are made from aluminum alloy for strength while staying lightweight
- Rear fender is 120cm long and the front is 90cm long
- Both come pre-drilled for stays. Front is pre-drilled for a fork crown mount
- Hardware kit includes: 5mm polished aluminum stays, R-clips and screws, L bracket, reinforcement plates, stay-to-fender closed eyelet bolts, fork crown daruma, sliding bracket, leather washers, and detailed installation instructions
Velo Orange fenders are designed to be full coverage, which means that you and your bike's drivetrain will stay clean of road muck and grime. Both front and rear fenders have full wrap around the width of your tires to eliminate spray in all directions.
Note: Oversize charges may apply when this item is shipped outside the contiguous US (e.g., Alaska, Hawaii, international, and military addresses). Free shipping discount may not apply. We will notify you of shipping charges prior to shipping.
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I appreciate the 700x50 Snakeskins--I've had quite a few comments before such as from non-cyclists, and none negative. The aesthetics of these fenders seem to blend naturally with my burnt-orange Rivendell Sam Hillborne frame.
Additionally--well, I GUESS the most important feature--they installation was straight forward, work very well & have been very durable! I've covered a lot of miles the past half dozen years of commuting and light touring. The coverage for typical 700x38 tires has been excellent in all conditions and truly make my ride "All Seasons" capable (winter too? Absolutely!). For the most part, they stay aligned. An occasional bing or bang to the setup can justify a very slight re-alignment (common to all bike fender brands) but with just a modest tug on one strut or another, etc. things are right again. But they are very durable for years of service nonetheless, way better in all respects than the plastics I used to have installed. That seems counter-intuitive but it's true.
All the hardware necessary is included and should I need to replace a part, strut or the fender itself, everything is a relatively easy replacement with the rest of the old kit left in-place. So, why did I replace my original set? During the course of a move back from S. Korea, the guerrillas were...err, the shippers were assertive while they were disassembling my bike out of my sight (and against my instructions--I'm sure you got the pic...). Nothing is impervious to 800 lb. guerillas.
Hey--another quality product in a long line; thank you, Velo Orange!
Having used plastic fenders in the past, these were much more sturdy and look like they will last forever. As with almost every fender out there, these too were a bit fussy to mount but it only took one trip to the hardware store to get what was needed for a neat setup. The polished hammered aluminum surface is a bit too shiny for me and these may get painted sometime in the future. In retrospect I should’ve ordered the noir finish. Still, they work and I can recommend them for a classy permanent fender installation.
Nice looking fenders. Thanks to all the hardware, it was possible to easily attach the front fender to a suspension fork. They work well in the rain.