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Fenders which fit above rim brakes?

My bicycle is pictured below; you may notice that the front tire is wider than stock, and I'm intending on replacing the rear similarly whenever it needs to go. The challenge is, I want fenders so I ...
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Fenders for Marin Four Corners 2020

I bought a Marin Four Corners bike and I have a problem with choosing fenders. I found information in the web that SKS Velo 65 fenders fit there, but during installation it turned out that they do not ...
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Which size SKS Bluemels will fit my frame - 35, 42, 45?

I'm thinking of getting full mudguards for my road bike, the Triban RC 520 , (details here) , and the manufacturer's page tells me that it comes with 700 x 28 tires and the frame is compatible with ...
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Hybrid/gravel bike mudguards/fenders with specific coverage

Are there any aftermarket fenders that only span from the chainstay to the seatstay? I don't trust the rigidity of full-length mudguards beyond the chainstay and this is only to minimize contamination ...
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Finding bolts to attach mudguard on Trek 4500

I bought a couple of plastic mudguards a while ago but the bolts that came with it don't go through on my Trek 4500 mountain bike. I wonder how to get the bolt specifications for where the mudguard ...
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How much water flies forward to the drivetrain

Due to the rainy weather and my daily commute, I've decided to invest in some SKS Raceblade fenders. The fenders extend only just past vertical of the axle, and so I wonder about how wet I/my ...
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Would a Portland Design Works 700 x 37 fender fit a 700 x 32c tyre?

The website clearly says: The Road Plus Size Full Metal Fenders will fit road bikes with 700x30 tires maximum. However, my experience with another mudguard brand (not sure anymore, I think SKS) ...
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Fenders that will work for swapping between 650b and 700c wheels

History I'm a bike commuter that rides 23 miles round trip. I usually quit once the winter weather gets bad, but I'd like to move towards commuting year round. In addition, I've been wanting to ...
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Which tires (and rear fender?) for Bianchi Metropoli Uno hybrid bike

I have a Bianchi Metropoli Uno XL (frame size 55cm). As you can tell from the attached pictures, the back tire (37-622/700x35C) needs replacement (at least I would say so as the profile is barely ...
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Mudguard deformed due to heat

So, my front mudguard got a bit hot recently (bike was parked in the full sun w/o wind). It was not happy about this and got very tired, leaning to the lower right below the lamp. Now every little ...
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Does fitting mudguards / fenders improve aerodynamics?

Since the tops of the wheels are moving at twice the speed of the bike, you would think that covering them up would make quite a bit of difference to the drag coefficient, particularly the front wheel....
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Is it possible to fit full coverage fenders on a road bicycle with V-brakes?

I would like to get a used road bike on a budget. However, I need to ideally fit full coverage fenders due to frequent rain. Do I simply need to save up for a bicycle with disc brakes, or should I ...
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Mounting Stiff Metal Fender with Strive Bolts

I am trying to mount a metal fender on my bike that was formerly a cross bike. I explicitly moved to this one (used) because the "crossy", plastic ones tend to slip to one side or another, and are not ...
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What is this fender part called and where do I get one?

My bike came with this plastic bracket thing that holds the fender to the fork arch. It's very convenient and now I want to buy another one. Unfortunately, I cannot find this part anywhere online, and ...
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Can I install a rack if I install plugin mudguards?

I bought a Cube Cross Pro https://www.cube.eu/2019/bikes/trekking/tour/cross/cube-cross-pro-bluenorange-2019/ I want to install a rack and mudguards. I found these nice plugin mudguards https://www....
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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 ...