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  1. #1
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    Fenders for my Dummy

    Hi all.

    I am in the process of finalizing my winter project, and I am planning on buying some Big Apples in 2.35" or Hookworms to put on my EX729 rims.

    However, I am struggling to decide on fenders. I really want the Velo Orange fenders, but they seem to have a maximum tire width that excludes the big tires that you typically want on bikes like this.

    When I look at VO Stainless Steel 60mm Fenders, 26" ATB - Fenders - Accessories the max width says "For tires up to 52mm wide.", has anyone tried running these on wider tires?

    Any other good suggestions out there? I have gotten the SKS Chromoplastics recommended, and these say that they can take the 2.35" Big Apples on their web page, so they seem like a safe bet.

  2. #2
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    I'd go for the SKS Bluemels or Cromoplastics in 65mm width.
    Still waiting on my BD Frame, but I got the Wheels set up in my donor bike, and the Bluemels fit just fine with hookworms on 30mm rims.


  3. #3
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    Yeah, I ordered the Chromoplastics last week, hopefully they arrive soon. Too bad the Velo Oranges are a bit narrow for the really wide tires, they look so much better.

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