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Old 03-29-18, 06:49 AM
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Planet Bike fender flap question

Has anyone ever put these on Planet Bike fenders?

https://www.planetbike.com/store/pro...45mm-pair.html

I'm curious how they attach. The fenders have no holes. Do I have to drill holes in the fender for the snaps? Or do they just slide in and connect somehow?
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They seem to be replacement flaps specifically for the Cascadia model fenders

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Originally Posted by Karmajack View Post
They seem to be replacement flaps specifically for the Cascadia model fenders
They aren't.

From the description...

Compatible with Cascadia fenders - 700c x 45mm, Hardcore fenders - 700c x 45mm and Full fenders - 700c x 45mm
I have the Full Fenders 45mm that have no mounting holes. So the question is, do they hold on with friction or do they really have to be bolted into drilled holes in the fenders?
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Originally Posted by Skipjacks View Post

So the question is, do they hold on with friction or do they really have to be bolted into drilled holes in the fenders?
They are attached with the provided hardware, drill holes to match if not replacing on PB Cascadia models.

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Originally Posted by Bandera View Post
They are attached with the provided hardware, drill holes to match if not replacing on PB Cascadia models.

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+1. I have several pairs of these that I have attached to SKS fenders. They have a groove that you slide the fender into then attach them with plastics rivets which are provided. These rivets sometimes fail so I use small bolts, nuts and washers to hold them on firmly. Yes, you may have to drill holes but no big deal.
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Originally Posted by robert schlatte View Post
+1. I have several pairs of these that I have attached to SKS fenders. They have a groove that you slide the fender into then attach them with plastics rivets which are provided. These rivets sometimes fail so I use small bolts, nuts and washers to hold them on firmly. Yes, you may have to drill holes but no big deal.
Are they a hard rubber or plastic?
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Originally Posted by Skipjacks View Post
They aren't.

From the description...



I have the Full Fenders 45mm that have no mounting holes. So the question is, do they hold on with friction or do they really have to be bolted into drilled holes in the fenders?
I used the 60mm version to replace the shorter flaps on my hardcore fenders. I had to drill out the existing rivets and attach with the provided plastic ones. They slide onto the end of the fenders, but will not hold with friction. You will need to drill holes if your fenders do not have them.
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Originally Posted by buck1973 View Post
I used the 60mm version to replace the shorter flaps on my hardcore fenders. I had to drill out the existing rivets and attach with the provided plastic ones. They slide onto the end of the fenders, but will not hold with friction. You will need to drill holes if your fenders do not have them.
Awesome. That's exactly what I wanted to know. Thank you!!
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Originally Posted by Skipjacks View Post
Are they a hard rubber or plastic?
They are flexible rubber.
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Originally Posted by skimaxpower View Post
They are flexible rubber.
That's the other thing I exactly wanted to know!

Thank you both!
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Originally Posted by Skipjacks View Post
Are they a hard rubber or plastic?
I would say they are made out of a dense rubber like material- similar to tires. For the price, they are very good quality and work really well for the intended purpose.
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Those are nice mud flaps. I now switch over to VO's MF. A lot better. (Bigger, wilder and more colors.) Does anyone else use VO's MFs?
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I use a zip tie to hold them on.
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