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I have a Carrera Tanneri Cyclocross Bike identical to this one with 700 x 35c wheels.

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I got some mudguards with it that were a bit too wide so I changed them for some generic plastic ones that fitted in between the forks and then hung freely following the curve of the tyre.

The problem I have is that when I store the bike in the car, the front wheel has to come off leaving the mudguard sticking out. The heat inside the car was sufficient to deform the plastic mudguard so much that it fouled the tyre and had to be chucked away.

Is there such a thing as a mudguard that detaches with front wheel?

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    If you don't mind the look, MTB style ones often do. I have a Topeaks that easily unclip. Depending how much protection you want - one that attaches to the down tube might be better, again have a look at what MTB's use. – mattnz Jun 9 '16 at 0:51
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    How hot is your car?! Were they particularly cheap MTB mudguards? They tend to be quite bendy to allow for movement. You might be better off with some close-fitting 700 mudguards with a support strut, or maybe carry the bike outside the car ? – Criggie Jun 9 '16 at 1:58
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    There is a splash guard that attaches to the down tube. Not as effective as a front fender, but it's not in the way when you remove the wheel. – Daniel R Hicks Jun 9 '16 at 3:30
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    And note that if it gets warm enough in the car to deform a plastic fender then it's warm enough to cook the lubrication out of the bearings. – Daniel R Hicks Jun 9 '16 at 3:30
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    If temperature-resistance is your primary problem, you can consider narrow, city aluminium fenders. I guess that your fenders deformed not because of temperature of your bike interior (your car plastic interior did not deformed, I suppose), but because it was dark/black, exposed on direct sun, absorbed much energy and because of poor quality become plastic. You can consider some bright-coloured stuff. – krzyski Jun 9 '16 at 9:00

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