It'll struggle quite a bit I suspect. The majority comes from the centre, but there's still an unpleasant amount coming from the side and general misty spray. Also, will be easily overwhelmed if you go through a puddle.
I might have a 45 you can have though, lemme check the shed.
Oh well, I stuck it on there. It's better than nothing. I don't have a shower here so if it's raining heavy nowadays I just WFH or get the Tube.
My front mudguard sits a little high (too much gape between gender and top of tyre). The bridge is at maximum extension. Any ideas where I can get a slotted washer/extender or a bridge with a longer connector? Guards are sks stingray.TIA
Problem Solvers Fender Flute.
if you have a 3d printer https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2081122
Anyone know where I can buy Velo Orange Zepellin 700c x 52mm in Black in the UK?
Otherwise, does anyone know if these - https://www.amazon.co.uk/Portland-Design-Works-Poncho-Fenders/dp/B01KU8JGJW/ref=asc_df_B01KU8JGJW/?tag=googshopuk-21&linkCode=df0&hvadid=205165799987&hvpos=1o4&hvnetw=g&hvrand=2175292752653214442&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=1006886&hvtargid=pla-569348695654&psc=1&th=1&psc=1 will fit a 38mm Gravelking slick?
My old pdw city fit a 38c voyager hyper under them, they were 45mm too. It was tight but worked. Pic up thread somewhere.
This is amazing. Thanks.
I've spent most of today trying to fit 35mm SKS bleumels to my Caad4. I think I should have gone for a bigger size, I had to swap the 28c tyres on there for 25c and I still can't get the rear to stop rubbing at the brake bridge. Might need to go down to 23c. Gave up so currently just have the front guard fitted.
First time trying to fit full guards and now I 100% understand why everyone hates it.
A bigger size likely wouldn't solve this imo, the guards are actually a little too big, and therefore pinching together at the bridge and causing the rub. I've dremelled mine to sort it, but some sks guards (raceblades i think) come with bridge-bits cos they're designed for road bikes. I think @Ecobeard might have made one for his winter bike possibly
Not sure if it was the same 'guard but I had a royal fuckabodge with the rear on the Rourke.
I had to trim the guard back as @alialias say, then 'manually adjust' the plastic bridge mount to make it fit and take 25's.
Worked in the end and definitely added value, so its a solid investment in swearing.
and now you've done it once, it'll be a lot easier the next time.
They were definitely too small to fit over the 28c tyres I had on originally. Even when not attached to the bike they barely fit over. Pinching from the frame might be the issue now that I've changed the tyres though.
Well, I've half done it. My feet will be dry but my arse will be wet.
Post commute update: my feet are dry and my arse is wet.
cheapest place to buy GB guards?
Pretty sure it's SJS.
Suffered a critical fracture of my Blumels yesterday, in the area I'd drilled for attaching it to the rear stay. They've lasted a fair time, but is this where a rubber o-ring between guard and frame may reduce likelihood of a repeat?
Definitely would help, along with making sure there's no tension on that point when you're installing.
I got some off eBay (new) for £40 earlier in the year.
Mind you they turned up in barely any packaging but they look legit. (Was UK stock too)
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