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Old 01-03-2013, 06:14 AM   #2671
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that might work on the DT to keep people from bouncing off of you as they go by
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Old 01-03-2013, 06:24 AM   #2672
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some of you guys want to put up pics of hour fenders? i have a rough idea for the rear but do the pinch bolts on the fork provide enough tension? I wont have fenders for this weekend, but hopefully next
I used the pinch bolts on mine, but tried to triangulate the support braces to reduce the stress risers. There's a lotta weight on a really small mounting point at the front. I still get small cracks every few weekends.

Looks like I'll be finishing up my crap Friday night.

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Old 01-03-2013, 06:27 AM   #2673
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Old 01-03-2013, 07:15 AM   #2674
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That's helpful, just buy a set from Speedy Pete!
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Old 01-03-2013, 07:17 AM   #2675
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Those are alum, right Zed? Mine kept cracking like crazy last year. ended up having to run without em the last 2 weekends. I'm going to go with steel rod this time I think. I should be able to bend 3/16 by hand if I can find some. Threaded rod through the rear axle.
my plastic fenders ought to be here today from RM.
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Old 01-03-2013, 08:05 AM   #2676
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That's helpful, just buy a set from Speedy Pete!
...or just buy a bike from him

Yep Boomer, they are aluminum.
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Old 01-03-2013, 08:38 AM   #2677
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I like the idea of being able to clamp to the fork leg, but have no way to fabricate something like that.
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Old 01-03-2013, 09:01 AM   #2678
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I like the idea of being able to clamp to the fork leg, but have no way to fabricate something like that.
Shaft collar from McMaster?
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Old 01-03-2013, 09:20 AM   #2679
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I like the idea of being able to clamp to the fork leg, but have no way to fabricate something like that.
I think the first ones we built (far too many years ago), we actually used muffler clamps around the forks.
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Old 01-03-2013, 09:36 AM   #2680
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split collars are good, but I think the muffler clamp idea might work. and it will be cheaper
hopefully the local steel place has cold roll 3/16 on hand
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Old 01-03-2013, 10:28 AM   #2681
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split collars are good, but I think the muffler clamp idea might work. and it will be cheaper
hopefully the local steel place has cold roll 3/16 on hand
Fleet farm does
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Old 01-03-2013, 10:41 AM   #2682
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Fleet farm does

yeah in 3' lengths for probly $10 each. Maybe tomorrow I will check with the fab place. if nothing else I can peruse their selection of drops. never know what might come in handy
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Old 01-03-2013, 12:29 PM   #2683
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I think the first ones we built (far too many years ago), we actually used muffler clamps around the forks.
I have muffler clamps down low to brace the pinch bolt mounted set up.





Not done here, but you can see the basics.
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Old 01-03-2013, 01:30 PM   #2684
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After a couple of seasons on the Slide Racing fenders I am very happy with the durability. I have suffered no stress fractures or other issues on the 4 sets we use. I like the attachment to the forks as it spreads out the load and doesn't scratch the tube.You will never forget the first time the front fender tries to stop the front wheel. Good luck with the fabrication.
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Old 01-03-2013, 02:25 PM   #2685
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After a couple of seasons on the Slide Racing fenders I am very happy with the durability. I have suffered no stress fractures or other issues on the 4 sets we use. I like the attachment to the forks as it spreads out the load and doesn't scratch the tube.You will never forget the first time the front fender tries to stop the front wheel. Good luck with the fabrication.
Those look pretty slick.
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