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Got my 36RC2's replaced under warranty following failure at dropouts (overtightened the pinch bolts apparantly, although i strongly deny this!!). Anyway, has anyone with these forks found a front fender (mudguard here in the UK) that fits and works well. I have noticed that with the Nomad I'm now going at much higher speeds in our wet conditions i'm struggling to see anything!

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Cheap solution

I have always just gotten a liter coke plastic bottle and I cut it in half length wise then put two zip ties on it an attach it to the down tube in the most strategic position. It works awesome and cost nearly nothing.
 

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THE fender and downtube fender

BLUR'b said:
Got my 36RC2's replaced under warranty following failure at dropouts (overtightened the pinch bolts apparantly, although i strongly deny this!!). Anyway, has anyone with these forks found a front fender (mudguard here in the UK) that fits and works well. I have noticed that with the Nomad I'm now going at much higher speeds in our wet conditions i'm struggling to see anything!

Any thoughts??
I've been running the THE 2 piece front fender and the downtube splash guard on my heckler off and (mostly)on for the last 2 1/2 years without problem.....it has a rubber washer with a pinch bolt that expands the rubber in the inside opening of the underside of the steerer tube so it will fit any bike with a normal steerer tube and the splash guard mounts either on any pair of bottle mount bolts or with zip ties or both. You can also pop a couple of your own holes in it to locate it anywhere you want. They work great and I even run their rear fender when it gets really gloopy out and atleast the center of your butt stays dry and comfy from tire spray/ roost. It mounts on the seat tube with 2 U- bolts so you can use it on any full suspension you want. The front fenders come in 2 styles (or more, i think) but the one I have comes in a cross country width and a wider downhill width which would fit the 36 fork a little better. I'm running a vanilla RLC on my Heckler and 2.30's. Stay dry, look moto! kevin
 

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tourist! photo op.................................................at Triple Falls at Dupont State Forest in Pisgah near Asheville, North Carolina. cold and wet! with the ugly parts cropped!!!
 

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I run the THE Fenders on my Nomad and Specialized Stumpy...I had to Sand down the Rubber Plug to fit My Fox VAN36RC2 Though..I contacted VSI who Owns THE and Told them that there stoppers don't fit the New FOX 36 Forks..

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Fender for a Pike fork?

I have a Pike fork on my Heckler and would like to get a fender for the rainy season. The only problem is, there is no hole in the bottom of the steerer tube as Rock Shox has it plugged. Are there any fenders that mount between the shock and the headtube? It's a hassle to take the fork off but it it seems like a viable way to mount a fender. Anyone know if this exist?
 

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67degrees said:
I have a Pike fork on my Heckler and would like to get a fender for the rainy season. The only problem is, there is no hole in the bottom of the steerer tube as Rock Shox has it plugged. Are there any fenders that mount between the shock and the headtube? It's a hassle to take the fork off but it it seems like a viable way to mount a fender. Anyone know if this exist?
I saw a Pike at LBS and it was threaded at the bottom of the steerer tube, presumably to take a fender bolt, can you remove the plug or are all Pikes not the same? - i don't know.
 
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