Bike Part Not Often Seen in America

We spent yesterday getting a series of presentations on the development of the bicycle networks in Amsterdam and the Netherlands (40% bike mode split in Amsterdam, 27% nationally!).

While I compose a longer post on the topic, here’s a little teaser. What is the purpose of the clear plastic panel that extends from the fender on this bike?


3 responses to “Bike Part Not Often Seen in America”

  1. todd,

    see the missing part on the Batavus in this picture. the very same piece is missing from Lydia’s bike! must be a design flaw. hard to believe in a Dutch bike.

    thanks again

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