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merckx
10-11-2016, 07:51 AM
I want to install some mudguards on my rigid steel 29er. How do the Planet Bike mudguards rank? I see that they have options for plastic and aluminum. My 29er does not see trail use, just dirt road winter adventures.

p nut
10-11-2016, 01:28 PM
I've used them with good results (26" version, Cascadia). Set up was relatively simple and no issues after initial set up.

Having said that, I only used the above set up on my cargo bike which only saw paved roads. For dirt road rides, I'd forego full-length fenders and just get some clip ons.

http://ecom1.planetbike.com/7033.html

http://ecom1.planetbike.com/7034.html

merckx
10-11-2016, 02:25 PM
I assume that adequate clearance around the tires will be okay with full length mudguards, no? There is currently a lot of air around the tires so I expect to have some safe space between rubber and guard.

p nut
10-11-2016, 02:49 PM
If you're running a suspension corrected rigid fork, then yes, you'd probably have plenty of room. But I guess I just don't see the need for full length fenders for a dirt road bike. If it's raining/snowing/muddy, it will clog up. If dry, what's the point?

In the past, I've made my own clip on fenders from the many (worthless) campaign signs. Cut, poke a couple of holes and zip tie.

CNY rider
10-11-2016, 07:34 PM
Planet Bike makes fine mudguards.
I have used them in all sorts of foul winter conditions, nary a problem.