How much do mudguards (or fenders) help you out on wet

How much do mudguards (or fenders) help you out on wet


How much do mudguards (or fenders) help you out on wet, cold, winter bike rides?




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On a cold morning we found a stretch of road filled with the ☠ Puddles of Doom ☠ to settle the mudguard debate. Some cyclists love them, some won’t be seen dead with them, and some are on the fence. So, do mudguards really help, and, if they do, how much do they help?