Our friends at SKS sent us a pretty cool mod of their SKS X-tra Dry fender to make it fat-bike friendly. The fat bike fender solution came to SKS from Gene Cappelletti from Oswego, NY. Crystal Trout, of SKS USA told us, “We’ve seen numerous fat fender creations, but this is one of the best that we have seen.” Huzzah to Gene for his ingenuity and for making a sweet looking fender solution! I wanted to know a bit more about the project, so I rang Gene up on the telly to find out what he used for the skirt. When he told me….we both laughed outloud. It turned out that he used a seven dollar trash can and some automotive pop fasteners, that he bought at a home improvement store, to make a fender that looks as good as, it is functional. Gene didn’t like the looks of what was on the market, so he decided to make something better!
If you’re like Gene and you’ve modified something to make it rock, send us some photos and we’ll try to share it here abouts! Send your stories to uncle firstname.lastname@example.org.