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Anyone know of a good front fender for a Totem? My 888 has a nice bolt-on, but I don't see anywhere to do this on the Totem. Maybe zip-tie a piece of plastic up there?

Yes, it's gotten sloppy in California.
 

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Wow, that would be great if it worked. How does it prevent you from being blasted in the face from mud spinning up off your tire from the ground to the "fender"? I'm guessing it's in just the right place to prevent this, but I've never seen it in action.
 

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The stuff that hits you in the face is water and mud that gets flung off your tire up and in front of you (forward rooster tail). You then ride right into said mud as it is still in the air.

This prevents the mud/water from gettng flung forward at all as it blocks the tangent spray off the top of the tire.

You will still get some stuff flung up on your down tube and legs, but that happens with all of the traditional fenders as well.

Trust me. Look at where I live...

https://forecast.weather.gov/MapCli...5390625&site=sew&smap=1&marine=0&unit=0&lg=en

https://radar.weather.gov/radar.php?rid=atx&product=N0R&overlay=11101111&loop=no

Pic of Minaar and Peaty both running said tube set-up this past 'summer' at whistler:
 

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Haven't seen any production moto-style fenders for the totem, I would agree that the tube set up would be the best. Off topic, but look as the ruts in that picture!
 

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Karve said:
Been running one of these on my totem over winter

Seems to work as well as the tube set up but doesnt look as naff

http://www.muckynutz.com/index.php?route=product/category&path=24
That's what I was thinking about. I was gonna do a homemade version of that, like a Slurpee or Big Gulp cup cut and zip-tied on. But, I'll try the tube setup too since that's easy and I have tons of flat tubes around.

Thanks, guys!
 

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Neoguard and a Crudcatcher on the down tube work well for the 365 mud bath that we get here in Scotland :) Seen a few guys get pulled up by the fashion police for running some of those new fender type guards though! :)
 

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that and a down tub "THE" flare velcros on and keep it from coming straight up at you as well as protects the downtube.
The fork peice is great in combination, nothing like hauling and having a meteorite zing you in the old peephole! Talk about fun, watery eyes at speed or goggles covered in crud on a section where you cant clean em or even afford to take a hand off the bar LOL... I love this sport! :thumbsup:
The cut tube and zip ties works well in a pinch for the fork as a backup to the marketed one.

The best is a nice sticky set of tires and railing a granite pumice loose over hard, LOL its like a face full of BBs. except they arent round and sting like hell.
 

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They work great been using em for a few years now and literally rode the other day without one. I looked perma stoned for 2 days I took some dirt/rock and probably COW POO in the eyes! :shocked:

 

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I can tell you right now, works damn well. Make sure you zip tie it correctly though... if you don't it will drag in the tire but its not biggy just a tube heh


also, put zipties around the bottom of the tube holding it to the arch, this is lacking that
 

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If you give a sheeet about how "DAFT" looking it is you're either not going fast enough or you're just a lil beetch
 
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