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    Fatty Fenders on a Muk

    No, not Freddy Fender, Fatty Fenders. I saw on the interweb a while back, a guy made some fenders for his fatbike using clear acrylic and I thought that was pretty cool. This past spring I started using my Mukluk for pulling my 4 year old around on his trail-a-bike. Pretty quickly we discovered that those big tires throw a lot of dirt up, right into his face, so I decided that I needed to fabricate some for myself. I thought the clear plastic was cool, but decided that aluminum would be cool too and it was easier for me to acquire.
    I bought a pair of Planet Bike Cascadia 29er fenders, ripped them down the middle with a band saw and then riveted in a 3" wide strip of aluminum. I still need to add the mud flaps to the bottom of each fender, but that shouldn't be too tough. I figure once those are on then I'll add the chrome naked chick, that are on truck fenders .
    I'm not sure if I'll keep them on once the snow flies, as I worry they'll fill up with snow, but we'll see.



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    Look very professional--nice work! I see a winter project for myself here...

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    they look great!
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    they look great, id love to see them with the centre strip sprayed to match the frame colour !!

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    Must get some of those

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    Nice work man. They look perfect. I too will be doing this. Hopefully the offset on the pugs doesn't make it too much more difficult.

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    My wife found mud flaps with the chrome chick on them at our local bike shop about a year ago so someone makes them!
    bike = freedom!

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    Quote Originally Posted by eec62 View Post
    My wife found mud flaps with the chrome chick on them at our local bike shop about a year ago so someone makes them!
    Electra Bike Company.

    electra girl mudflap - Google Search

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    this may be my weekend project. Nice work

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    Thanks everybody, all said and done, they came out pretty cool. I can't help but think that by next fall/winter someone will be making an after market pair of fenders for the fattys.

    Quote Originally Posted by cozz View Post
    they look great, id love to see them with the centre strip sprayed to match the frame colour !!
    Yeah, I thought that would be cool, or even trying to incorporate the trees from the Mukluk graphics. Maybe in my next set...

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    Quote Originally Posted by chubbyone View Post
    Electra Bike Company.]


    Perfect! I'm ordering a pair now

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    Thanks eec62 and Chubbyone for the heads up on the mud flaps.

    Now I can say they are officially finished.


    Another view showing the front fender as well.

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    Awesome.

    Now how much will it cost for you to fabricate me a pair?!?
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    LOL.....
    LOVE the mudflap! Very nice set of fenders
    Riding.....

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    Spectacular!

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    My wife said, "Hmm... kinda sexy."

    I did not marry a feminist. I might have married a bisexual, I won't get back to you on that.

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    Dude--where'd you get a chrome cutout of my wife?

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    I think this one is is the one for on a fatbike.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Fatty Fenders on a Muk-fatmudflapgirl.jpg  


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    Dude--where'd you get a chrome cutout of my wife?
    Let the market decide!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rabies010 View Post
    I think this one is is the one for on a fatbike.
    Totally !

    BikerTex : congrats', nice home-made custom work.
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    Quote Originally Posted by utabintarbo View Post
    Dude--where'd you get a chrome cutout of my wife?
    Is that you dad ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rabies010 View Post
    Is that you dad ?
    Could be. What's your Mom's name again?
    Let the market decide!

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    Love your setup, find someone to manufacture those, put them on a website, you could sell a thousand of them in a weekend.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeC AK View Post
    Love your setup, find someone to manufacture those, put them on a website, you could sell a thousand of them in a weekend.
    Interesting that you say that, a friend and I are talking about this. He has a pretty well stocked shop (band saw, drill press, etc.) and thinks we could produce a dozen or so pairs easy enough. My only issue, is price. What would people be willing to pay for a set of these? The killer is the Planet Bike Cascadia fenders cost me about $45, plus the aluminum, rivets and time. We would have to charge at least $100+ a set in order to make it worth or time and efforts. Would people be willing to spend that on a set of fenders? Personally, I'm a cheap a$$, that's why I made them myself.

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    Don't pay retail, I'm sure you could get them for half that price if you contact Planet Bike(they might steal your idea though, probably not). I would bet if you placed an order for 50 or 100 of them you could get them for $20, plus maybe 5$ for aluminum/rivets. Sell 100 for 60$, you just made a gross profit of $3,500 in a weekend.

    If Planet Bike won't work with you, find a manufacturer that will, plenty of them would, PM me if you want help with this. I am a consultant so too much more advice and I will have to charge you .

    Good luck.

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