Mudguard by Zefal, made in France
MADE IN: Jargeau, France PRICE: €9 – €20 COMPANY FOUNDED: 1880 WEBSITE What I like about this mudguard: . It can be fitted without any tools as it has a great screw-in system that I have not seen before. . Small but nice touch – a reflective ring at the back, for those dark winter evenings on the road. . Green credentials – “50% of resin comes from vegetables in France, ” and it is easily recyclable. TWO INTERESTING STORIES: Zefal pump business started when Edouard Morin bought a company from Mr. Sclaverand – an inventor of ‘French’ valve, also known as ‘Presta’ valve. Company was branded Zefal in 1920, it’s name stands for: zef – wind in slang and al – aluminium. Aluminium wind it is then. Zefal is a well-known company in France, but maybe a little less elsewhere. Having said that, it is a world leader in pump manufacturing, and 70 % […]