Top 10 Bike Fenders for Commuter in 2014

There is nothing much worse when riding your bike than running into some rain and getting an instant soaking from the spray coming up off the road. For that reason a pair of good fenders is an accessory that no serious cyclist should be without.

Here are some of the better ones that we have found.

SKS X-Tra Dry Rear Bicycle Fender for 26 inch wheels

[easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”B000X61N2A” cloaking=”default” height=”160″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/31nxJSHpigL._SL160_.jpg” popups=”default” tag=”bestcommuterbike-20″ width=”160″]SKS X-Tra Dry Rear Bicycle Fender for 26 inch wheels[/easyazon_image]This fender is designed to be attached to and removed from the seat post in an instant, by means of a strap and a cam lock. When you need to reduce weight to a minimum you can simply remove it. The fender also has a pivot which means that you can adjust the angle to suit.

SKS Longboard 45 Full Coverage Bicycle Fender Set (Beige)

[easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”right” asin=”B004I8XRW8″ cloaking=”default” height=”160″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41S%2BwQ9WKaL._SL160_.jpg” popups=”default” tag=”bestcommuterbike-20″ width=”160″]SKS Longboard 45 Full Coverage Bicycle Fender Set (Beige)[/easyazon_image]Made by the same company as the fender above, this set is claimed to have the best coverage on the planet! In fact, SKS say that the extra long coverage on the front even keeps your feet dry. The hardware is stainless steel, so doesn’t rust and there are 6” long mudflaps for extra spray protection. The fenders are disc brake compatible.

Planet Bike 7056-5 Cascadia Fender Set Hybrid/Touring Black (45mm wide)

[easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”B0041XA1D8″ cloaking=”default” height=”160″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/31hsyDH0CxL._SL160_.jpg” popups=”default” tag=”bestcommuterbike-20″ width=”107″]Planet Bike 7056-5 Cascadia Fender Set Hybrid/Touring Black (45mm wide)[/easyazon_image]These are made of polished aluminium bonded to polycarbonate, so won’t rust. The hardware is stainless steel and already mounted so that you don’t have to spend time fiddling about when you come to fitting them. They are also compatible with disc brakes.

SKS P65 Chromoplastic Bicycle Fender Set (26×2.1-2.35 Tires, Black)

[easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”right” asin=”B000X63KDA” cloaking=”default” height=”160″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51%2BHmHroiAL._SL160_.jpg” popups=”default” tag=”bestcommuterbike-20″ width=”160″]SKS P65 Chromoplastic Bicycle Fender Set (26×2.1-2.35 Tires, Black)[/easyazon_image]Another set made by SKS these have all stainless fittings to avoid rusting. There is a front fork crown fitting and what is described as a secu-clip which locks it into position.

Planet Bike Full ATB Front and Rear Bicycle Fender Set (60mm Wide)

[easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”B000RYBGKM” cloaking=”default” height=”160″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41TFY7zo4HL._SL160_.jpg” popups=”default” tag=”bestcommuterbike-20″ width=”122″]Planet Bike Full ATB Front and Rear Bicycle Fender Set (60mm Wide)[/easyazon_image]This set is made for 26” wheels that are up to 2.25” wide. Made from Superflex polycarbonate which is unbreakable. The stainless steel stays are quick adjusting and pre-assembled.

Avenir Cruiser Fender Set,Chrome, 26 Inch

[easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”right” asin=”B002KVOV2A” cloaking=”default” height=”137″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41-zMDMI-eL._SL160_.jpg” popups=”default” tag=”bestcommuterbike-20″ width=”160″]Avenir Cruiser Fender Set,Chrome, 26 Inch[/easyazon_image]Made of heavy duty polished stainless steel, these are designed for 26” wheels and are supplied with all mounting hardware.

SKS Raceblade Long Bicycle Fender Set (Black, 700 x 18-23 Tires)

[easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”B005NGPJ4I” cloaking=”default” height=”160″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/417bW-OfdNL._SL160_.jpg” popups=”default” tag=”bestcommuterbike-20″ width=”160″]SKS Raceblade Long Bicycle Fender Set (Black, 700 x 18-23 Tires)[/easyazon_image]This is a quick release racing bike fender which is installed and removed with no tools. It includes an adapter for aero forks and weighs only 250 grams.

Planet Bike Full Hybrid/Road Front and Rear Bicycle Fender Set (45mm Wide)

[easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”right” asin=”B000RYAL08″ cloaking=”default” height=”160″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/31i0dRTKzOL._SL160_.jpg” popups=”default” tag=”bestcommuterbike-20″ width=”160″]Planet Bike Full Hybrid/Road Front and Rear Bicycle Fender Set (45mm Wide)[/easyazon_image]This front and rear fender set is made from unbreakable Superflex polycarbonate and is 45mm wide. It is designed for road and hybrid bikes and the hardware comes pre-installed for easy mounting.

Pyramid Road / Hybrid Full Fenders – Black

[easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”B000AO9Z66″ cloaking=”default” height=”160″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/417IJ65c52L._SL160_.jpg” popups=”default” tag=”bestcommuterbike-20″ width=”160″]Pyramid Road / Hybrid Full Fenders – Black[/easyazon_image]These have stainless steel stays for rust resistance and the fenders are made from unbreakable polycarbonate. Designed to fit 700C road/hybrid bike tires.

SKS Dashblade Rear Bicycle Fender for 26-Inch Mountain Bike Tires

[easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”right” asin=”B0049ZFP7U” cloaking=”default” height=”160″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/31%2BlrKCGqYL._SL160_.jpg” popups=”default” tag=”bestcommuterbike-20″ width=”160″]SKS Dashblade Rear Bicycle Fender for 26-Inch Mountain Bike Tires[/easyazon_image]This model fits and removes from the seat post using a strap and cam fitting. The fender also pivots to adjust for best performance. This fender is especially designed to match the Dashblade front fender.

Planet Bike SpeedEZ ATB Front and Rear Bicycle Fender Set (60mm Wide)

[easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”B000AO7JIW” cloaking=”default” height=”160″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41lTZnlDZKL._SL160_.jpg” popups=”default” tag=”bestcommuterbike-20″ width=”128″]Planet Bike SpeedEZ ATB Front and Rear Bicycle Fender Set (60mm Wide)[/easyazon_image]Made from unbreakable Superflex polycarbonate, these are extra wide to fit wider tires. The stainless fittings are pre-installed and fit to bikes without fender eyelets. They also accommodate disc brakes.

Pyramid Cruiser Bicycle Fenders, 26″, Chrome

[easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”right” asin=”B000U0CC5G” cloaking=”default” height=”160″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41iRlBsVobL._SL160_.jpg” popups=”default” tag=”bestcommuterbike-20″ width=”135″]Pyramid Cruiser Bicycle Fenders, 26″, Chrome[/easyazon_image]These are chrome plated and designed for cruiser-style bikes. They will not fit mountain bikes or BMS unless there is 4” of clearance between the forks.

Planet Bike Hardcore Hybrid Front and Rear Bicycle Fender Set with Stainless Steel Hardware & Mud Flaps (Black, 45mm Wide)

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Hardware is stainless steel to prevent rusting and comes pre-assembled. The 130mm mudflaps are double riveted for added security and durability.

They are disc brake compatible and the front fender has quick release tabs. It also has V-stays for added stability.

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