There are few things in life more ridiculous to see than a fully grown man cycling in the rain without mudguards. For many years I have been that guy.
As we all know, mudguards although unquestionably practical are, almost without exception, unacceptably ugly.
So, every time it rains many of us are faced with a dilemma.
This solution minimises the visual impact on your bike, uses materials destined for the recycling bin, and can be completed in about five minutes.
Step 1: Materials and tools
As I have come to discover not every bottle cap uses the same threading, so the crucial design decision is to choose a brand of soda that is always readily available.
The materials list is simply:
One soda bottle
One cable tie
You'll also need a pair of scissors, or a sharp knife.