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How to release Planet Bike fender safety release tabs

I have Planet Bike Cascadia Fenders and wondered how the safety release tabs work. I recently bought replacements for them: https://www.planetbike.com/store/products/bike-accessories/service-parts/...
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Getting the best fitted mudguards for a standard road bike

I'm quite new to cycling and soon I'll experience my first winter cycling, thaמkfully I live in quite a dry country so we don't have a lot of rain. I've read all about the clearence issues of regular ...
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Modifying SKS Race Blade Long for solid axle hubs

I have a set of SKS Race Blade Long fenders. They have quick release attachments that fit around QR skewers. Unfortunately, I'd like to set these fenders up on my single speed commuter which has track ...
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Front wheel shifting left on braking with new front shock and fender install

I have a specialized turbo electric bike and just had the shop put in a rock shox paragon front suspension. They didn't have the rotor size adapter for the disc brakes so they swapped my 180mm rotor ...
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Front Fender for TREK 3500

I have a TREK 3500 Bike, 2015 model, and I've been looking for a compatible front fender. The standard strap-ons don't work, as the front fork is also the suspension.
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What are the holes in the mudguard for?

I just got an old bike from the 80-90s from my grandfather and I wold like to repair and clean it to use it as backup bike. This bike has a lot of holes in the mudguard, is it decoration or dit it ...
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Looking for suitable mudguard, based on tyre size

Will my bike (tyre size 700 x 23) be suitable tobe fitted with this mudguards (universal 28” & 26”)??? Thanks all.
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What features should I look for in a mudguard?

I am wanting a mudguard that is quite long for the rear. However I don’t want the mud to flick onto my back. I have already tried the ‘Ass Saver Fendor Bendor’ but it slips on my frame. Would you be ...
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Can I use fiberglass cloth and resin to fix tiny holes in fenders?

I'm trying to restore an adult tricycle and the fenders have multiple very small rust holes in them. Can I cut fiberglass cloth and make a "sandwich" with them with the fender in the middle and then ...
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Anyone tried to brush mud/snow in rear-wheel while on ride?

I ride my bike in the snow. And I think my bike can be a lot cleaner if I had a snow catcher in my rear-wheel. There is possibility because the rear wheel fork comes with extra holes in it. I think ...
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Mudguard bracket clearance

I am trying to fit Bluemels mudguards for the front wheel. I am a bit unhappy about tire to mudguard clearance, but I can't move the mudguard more away from the tire because the bracket is touching ...
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Front fender rubbing on tire

On a 16" folding bike, the front fender slider tends to release over time and increase the distance between the tire and the fender. This is a problem because, as the fender angle changes, the end of ...
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What is the best position for mudguard in cycle [duplicate]

I have a MTB/Hybrid which I use for exercising and leisure purpose. It have installed MTB style mudguards. But when I get out with these my back is full of mud/water drops. So what is the best ...
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Dimensions of a hybrid clip on cycle fenders

I have a Fuji Absolute 1.9D cycle size 23 inch hybrid bicycle. Would someone please recommend the correct dimensions of a clip on fenders (mudguards) that are both functional and aesthetic? (I ...
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Rear fender angle

For a 20" rear wheel with a this kind of fender, what would be the best angle to install it to minimize the spray on one's butt/legs?
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Derailleur hanger compatibility / fender angle

I recently bought a pair of Qbicle Tangent fenders for my folding bike. The bolt for the derailleur hanger is in the way of the mount: The fender is supposed to be installed at around this angle: ...
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Rack and fender on one eyelet spacing issue

I just had fenders mounted on my bike, but there is a minor issue. Here is the picture of the situation: The two fender stays can be see going to the left of the image, and the rack stay is the ...
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45mm fenders + Schwalbe Little Big Ben

I'm building an All-City Space Horse with 700C Velocity Dyad rims and 45mm Velo Orange fenders. What do you think the maximum tire width will be that I can use? I'm thinking of getting Schwalbe Little ...
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What are these mounts for on inside edge of carbon fiber fork?

I just got a new Tommaso Sterrata. I commute during the winter so I'm looking to put fenders on. I know I can get fenders that clip onto the fork instead of being mounted, but while inspecting the ...
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Mud Guard for 650c Triathlon Bike Frame

I recently go my hands on a nice clean Titanium triathon frame. Together with my mechanic of trust I built up a sleek and fast city bike, using 650c wheels. Since I ride throughout the year, I want ...
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Are there any clip-on fenders that provide as full coverage as bolt-on fenders?

Are there any clip-on non-eyelet fenders that provide as full coverage as bolt-on fenders? I live in Seattle and am buying a new carbon commuting rain bike. Many of the high end bikes do not offer ...
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How should I adjust fenders/mudguards that catch on the tires?

I've just received my brand new "urban" bicycle, one that comes with pre-mounted, full length aluminium fenders/mudguards. However, on the front wheel there is no clearing at the back end of the ...
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“Racing bikes” with fenders and a rack

I'm new to the sport of cycling, although I have been biking as transportation for a few years. I'm a poor college student in possession of a hybrid bike, a Mongoose Crossway. I went into a local ...
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Fender/mudguard that detaches with front wheel, is there such a thing?

I have a Carrera Tanneri Cyclocross Bike identical to this one with 700 x 35c wheels. I got some mudguards with it that were a bit too wide so I changed them for some generic plastic ones that ...
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Dimensions of Mudguard suitable for Fuji Absolute 1.9D 700mm or26.5 inch tyre

I am looking to buy online mudguards for my Fuji Absolute 1.9D hybrid bicycle. The TIRES are Vera CityWide, 700 x 28c, 30tpi w/ Phalanx flat protection (26.5 Inch diameter) Please let me know the ...
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Has anyone ridden fenders in a Grand Tour?

Has anyone ever ridden a bike equipped with some type of fenders in a Grand Tour, for even a short part of the race? Are they UCI race legal? If so, who was it, what was the race, and when did it ...
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Identify missing fender part

Let's play "identify the missing part"! While riding, something which holds the fender to the frame between the chainstays and just behind the bottom bracket fell off: Please help me make my bike ...
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How to re-shape a bent steel fender

I've got an old road bike with polished steel fenders, the rear one of which unfortunately got bent during transport: As you can see in the lower half of the photo, the two sides of the fender were ...
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How to install rear rack & fenders on a vintage road bike

How feasible is it to install a rear rack and fenders on common vintage road bike frames (e.g. Peugeot PX-8, Raleigh Record/Super Course etc.), and how can it be done, exactly?-- on my "true" ...
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Are there fenders designed specifically for bikes with racks?

I have a bike with a rear rack and want to buy a rear fender. Is there any fender that is specifically designed to be used in a combination with a bike rack?
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A long, straight, stiff mudguard?

I saw a bike with such a mudguard the other day. It was mounted on the seat tube and stuck straight out horizontally, between the two seat stays, over the brake and then over the rear wheel. I liked ...
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What are the risks of fenders/mudguards?

I've seen fender/mudguard descriptions that mention things like breakaway stays and discussions about the relative safety of metal vs plastic fenders, but I'm not getting what the concerns are. Can ...
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Mudguard/fender width advice

I have a Trek 7.3 with 700x32cc tyres. I've been offered a set of SKS mudguards that are 35mm wide. These are only going to be 3mm wider than my tyres and I'm worried I'll still get a lot of spray off ...
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How can I avoid mud from splashing onto my back without a rear wheel fender?

I enjoy cycling off-road. During rainy season, the cycling trails can get muddy. Most of the bikes from rental shops do not come with a rear mudguard. I tried to slow down and avoid puddles of water, ...
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full fenders on a track bike

I recently purchased a Fuji Track Classic bicycle. It's meant to be my commuter bike. I was resigned to using a clip-on fender, but when I looked more closely it appeared that there should be room to ...
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Is it safe to mount fender stays and disc brakes on the same bolt?

I bought these fenders recently: The rear fender works fine — there are enough mount points to support my brake, kickstand, rack, and fender. But when the salesperson sold me the fenders, we both ...
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Alternatives to ordinary fenders

I ride a fixie and fenders just don't look good on it. Rear fender is ok, but there is no way I'm installing such a monstrosity on the front wheel. Are there any alternative out there that don't make ...
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Buying mudguard and pannier together vs separately

I need to get new fenders/mudguards, and I also need to get a pannier rack. As I understand it, these can sometimes be bought as one unit, they can obviously be bought separately, and I am not sure ...
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How to select the fenders for my bike

I inspected the tires of the bike and found their size: 700 x 40 - 28 x 1 5/8. Which probably means, that the diameter is 28 inches and the tire width is 40 mm (I measured with a ruler). I found, ...
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Quick Release on Fixed Gear Bike

I recently purchased a fixed gear bike, Kilo TT. I had some fenders lying around, SKS raceblade. I tried to install them on my bikebut noticed that the fenders attached to the skewers. My fixed gear ...
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Very basic mudguard question

I have mudguards on my bike as shown here: Firstly, I don't even know what the metal spoke-like things attaching it to the bike are called. Do they have a name? Secondly, what do I need to attach ...
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Any tips for aligning fenders?

I recently bought a used trekking bike (Focus) to commute to work in Berlin. It's a great bike, and now that the weather is a little wetter I'm finding that the fenders it came with aren't quite ...
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What accessories do I have to add to my bike so that I may commute during rainy weather?

I have a hybrid (Schwinn Sporterra) which I use for commuting except when it rains. The main problem of riding it during the rains is the dirt that gets spewn all over, esp over the drive-train. ...
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How can I fit this mudguard?

I thought this would be simple. The problem is that the entire brake assembly needs to be rotated to screw into a thread built-in to the fork. There's also a hex/allen hollow tube-nut at the back (...
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What kind of paint should I use on my plastic mudguards?

I tried repainting my plastic mudguards (fenders) using automotive spray paint. It went on easily and covered well with two coats, but it has no abrasion resistance at all. Within a few weeks my paint ...
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Do flat fenders work fine?

There are some stylish flat fenders out there. I'm referring to those fenders that have no curvature across the width of the tire, though they do curve around the wheel. Some of these fenders seem to ...
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Choosing mudguards for carrying a bicycle in a small lift

I am in need for mudguards for a bicycle I bought. Here is a link to the bicycle's description: Speeder i8 The bike is a flatbar road bike, with an internal hub and roller brakes. The bicycle is ...
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How to stop foot clipping front mudguard

My feet overlap the pedal and clip the front mudguard when I'm turning at a low speed because I have to turn the handlebars wider than normal. My foot doesn't clip the wheel when the mudguard is not ...
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How can I add full fenders to a frame with no braze-ons?

I recently picked up a bike I want to ride in Seattle rain, but missed the fact that the frame had no braze-ons for attaching full-coverage fenders. I already have a set of SKS Raceblades, but they ...
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How can I stop my mudguards from rattling?

Is there a simple way to stop the mudguards on my bike rattling? They're securely connected, but when I go over bumps in the road they tend to wobble about and rattle against my front wheel.