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Portland Design Works Full Metal 650b Fenders Portland Design Works Full Metal 650b Fenders
Portland Design Works Full Metal 650b Fenders Portland Design Works Full Metal 650b Fenders
Portland Design Works Full Metal 650b Fenders Portland Design Works Full Metal 650b Fenders
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Portland Design Works Full Metal 650b Fenders Portland Design Works Full Metal 650b Fenders
Portland Design Works Full Metal 650b Fenders Portland Design Works Full Metal 650b Fenders
Portland Design Works Full Metal 650b Fenders Portland Design Works Full Metal 650b Fenders

Portland Design Works
Full Metal 650b Fenders

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Style and full coverage; PDW Full Metal Fenders

The Full Metal Fenders are an elegant way of adding full coverage protection to your 650b adventure bike.

The anodized alloy construction is lightweight, durable and stylish. Extra-long mudflaps ensure that your feet stay dry, as does the rider on your wheel. Accents like laser-etched graphics and an alloy head badge provide a few extra style points as well.

Like some "quick release" plastic fenders, the Full Metal Fenders are designed to fit road bikes that are typically difficult to install full-coverage fenders on. Unlike flimsier plastic offerings, Portland Design Works has gone to great lengths to ensure secure attachment.

Special hardware in included, to get around caliper brakes and under forks and add-on mounts for bikes that lack eyelets to mount fender stays to. Safety release tabs ensure your wheels will keep turning even if debris gets lodged between the fender and tire.

The Full Metal Fenders are sold in a front and rear set and include mounting hardware.

The 650 Beast 55mm Fenders will fit close clearance bikes with 650x47mm tires maximum.

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Application: Road/Commute 

 

Coverage: Full 

 

Mount Type: Frame Mount 

 

Wheel Size: 650b/27.5 and 26 inch 

55mm, Black w/ Black Stays

Mfg PartNum: 379 

55mm, Black w/ Silver Stays

Mfg PartNum: 347 

65mm, Black w/ Black Stays

Mfg PartNum: 380 

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Could have been good
by MikeNJ
Daily Commuter
Northern NJ
2 of 4 customers found this review helpful.

You almost certainly will not be able to fit this to a disc brake bike with the included hardware. In my case that required stopping the job and paying $5 plus shipping to get spacers from PDW to fit the front fender, adding over a week to completion. The rear is worse as the stays are too short to reach the eyelets; I ended up mounting one to the bike's rack and mounting the second stay to the first.

This is the fourth set of fenders I've installed and far and away the worst experience.

I'm curious what the use case is here? Caliper-equipped 26" 650b conversions? In any event, this is my last PDW purchase.

On the bright side, now that they're mounted the fenders are stout. Not a rattle, and if they were any stronger they'd become a structural part of the bike. They also look like a premium part.

Reviewed 11/1/2021
TriSports.com Comments
Always remember that fenders are more of a "one size fits all" approach rather than a direct-fit solution. Since there are so many different frame types and sizes, more often than not a fender install is going to require some small to moderate amount of modification to the installation method. Professional installation is recommended!
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