A fendered bike is a happy bike

This is Levi Leipheimer’s carbon fiber, 18 lb custom built rain bike.

Levi Leipheimer's 18 lb rain bike -- fendered, disc brakes, SRAM Red

Road geometry, disc brakes, SRAM Red components, SRM wireless PowerMeter and
, of course. Check out the multiple mount points for the fender stays front and rear.

Professional race cyclist Levi Leipheimer rides around the hills of Santa Rosa, California. It’s often warm enough to ride during the wet winter months, and many California cyclists — even recreational racing cyclists — opt to mount fenders on their bikes during the rainy season. Fenders are a good idea on any kind of bike in the rain.

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