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Old 02-24-2019, 01:57 AM   #25 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by MetroMPG View Post

Is that marketed as an aero enhancement or just as a fender?
It appears to only be marketed for appearance, but it should help aero. I think I read it in CBR 600 literature that rear fenders supposedly enhance cooling air evacuation, as the air can go out the back of the bike without fighting air going forward from the rear tire.

Some aero focused bikes like the hayabusa and BMW K1 do not appear to have rear fenders, but moto2 bikes manage to streamline the rear swingarm with their rear fenders.
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Originally Posted by MetroMPG View Post
You can lead a fashion-conscious horse to unusual-looking water...

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