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    Fender brake clearance issue

    I got some SKS commuter fenders (bike has eyelets), but my brakes have too little clearance for them. Should I trim the fenders or get new brakes?

    It is a 90's era steel Specialized Allez Sport with Shimano "RSX" componentry. The fork has clearance. the brakes are dual pivot side-pull center-mounted caliper like this:

    Last edited by Junkdad; 09-05-07 at 09:26 PM.

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    You are stuck with this brake type since they have the proper reach and mounting method. Trim the fenders to miss the brake arches.

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    Thanks, will I run a risk of weakening the fenders?

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    Yes,.... but they are not structural fenders are they?
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    but they are not structural fenders are they?
    I guess not, just want to make sure thay don't fall apart

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