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    mudguard in a rigid fork? -> problems.....

    Hello,

    I have the problem of the image.... The mudguard is a way too high when I screw it to the hole from the fork. Has anybody heard about a way of dealing with this? I don't think I'm the first one having this problem

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    Use fenders with front and rear stays? Something like the PB Cascadia.
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    Bigger wheel?

    Seriously, what you need is a bracket similar to the one on your light, only facing downwards. Then attach the fender to it.

    I've never had to look for one, so I don't know of anything commercially available. Certainly something could be fashioned from some rod or sheet metal.
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    Quote Originally Posted by no1mad View Post
    Use fenders with front and rear stays? Something like the PB Cascadia.
    The OP is referring to where it's attached to the fork crown. More stays won't change that.
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    Your LBS or hardware store should have something that works. My LBS gave me what I think are reflector mounting pieces, which are adjustable for different tire and wheel sizes. I use two for a little extra strength.


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    I've used small pieces of aluminum purchased from homedepot before that worked pretty good, just drill a hole to go into fork and another for the fender mount.

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    The reflector bracket idea shown by Alan S should work.
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    yea fill in the space a piece of metal with 2 hole in it..

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    I used a plastic tire iron and drilled two holes and it worked great. For a more elegant look Problem Solvers has a nicely designed one called the Fender Flute. Check it out here If I had to do it again this is the one I would use.

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    seconded on the Fender Flute. two of my co-workers put those on their rigid mtb/ commuter bikes and they work great and look a lot better than a reflector bracket.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blakcloud View Post
    I used a plastic tire iron and drilled two holes and it worked great. For a more elegant look Problem Solvers has a nicely designed one called the Fender Flute. Check it out here If I had to do it again this is the one I would use.
    Looks great, but $18 more than my solution cost.

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