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Just added mud guards...

Discussion in 'Electric Mountain Bikes (eMTBs)' started by alexsally, Oct 10, 2017.

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    EddiePJ

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    Do people not work in their gardens/allotments etc, or does that also imply that they get paid? And yes I do enjoy trail building, but it is still work.


    LP, a few mudguard shots for you. As said, I don't use them because of practical reasons, and nothing more.


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    Some work is just for the good and benefit of yourself and others. I've been working, snipping overgrown dog trails in our area. Unpaid of course. DIY is sometimes easier than just living with it.
     
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    How about if we forget the word mud, and we call them splash guards instead, so we don't get splashed by surface water? :rolleyes:

    Do we all feel better now? :D
     
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    All of your pics look good Ed, with or without accessories. :p I must take my rear mudhugger off and make a no mudguard video soon. It's been so effective, I want to see what it's like without one. I fear that it won't go well. :)
     
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    I tried riding bareback but couldn't believe the extent of the contamination. First time I cleaned it up and was feeling rather smug until I looked under the saddle..
     
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    Bugger to clean under there eh?
     
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    see i got a mud guard :)
     
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    Not if you fit the mtb version of one of these. https://www.cyclerepublic.com/catal...MIy4bsnMfp1gIVQkAbCh2mOgcHEAQYBSABEgI01PD_BwE

    Mine lasted for two evenings before I lost patience with it, and binned it. A highly effective guard, but just constantly got in way when lifting the bike over fences and gates.

    A good choice for normal use though, and small enough just to fit into a back pack.
     
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    Was about to place an order online for a pair of Mudhuggers but can't get any discount codes to work, so I shall ring them tomorrow and try and get a deal as they are £52 for front & rear!!!!
     
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    I wouldn't be without them.
     
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    there both in the shed some where lol ;)
     
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    Arghhh, this whole threads a mud bath ;)
     
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    No wonder that they are in the back of the shed. You can't get up out of the seat and tuck low behind on steep descents, and the dropper post wouldn't be worth having. Good move taking them off.
     
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    I add extras to mine lol
     

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    all that is going to do is fill up with mud and water better of just using electric tape over the case seems in the middle.
     
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    it drains out of the back, as it slops backwards and open at the rear/bottom.
    Its mainly to stop the grit and gravel, as the grit heavily here due to 8 months of snow.
     
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    Was out today on the bike, and I suddenly though why I use mudguards. I know there are a lot of arguments against, but today's mud and water made me think. Despite all the arguments against using them, they actually keep most of the mud, water and crap away from my £600 motor.... if that's not a good enough reason... there can't be a better one. :)
     

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