20" Fenders?



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98gtw

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I'm looking for a fender set for a 20/20 SWB. I'm running 20x1-1/8 tires
(451) and would prefer to fit narrower rather than wider fenders, mostly to keep the lines lighter.
The Planet Bike sets look good, but are a little wider than what I'd like and are also out of
stock, according to Planet Bike's site.

Any other alternatives or other sources for the Planet Bike parts?

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bentcruiser

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What are you riding?

Manufacturers sometimes have fender sets available.

Derek


Originally posted by 98gtw
I'm looking for a fender set for a 20/20 SWB. I'm running 20x1-1/8 tires
(451) and would prefer to fit narrower rather than wider fenders, mostly to keep the lines lighter.
The Planet Bike sets look good, but are a little wider than what I'd like and are also out of
stock, according to Planet Bike's site.

Any other alternatives or other sources for the Planet Bike parts?

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Dave 98GTW [email protected] (remove nospam to reply directly) Presto, Presto II, Screamer
 
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Jfreewheel

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If you're pretty handy, you can use clip on plastic fenders meant for the bigger wheeled bike. We
use the 26" sets all the time for 20" and 16". Did one for a 16" folder a week back. Had to snip the
front, then put them in an oven just till they were pliable then let them cool to the correct
profile. For 451 tires, you can use the 700cc version probably

Hope this helps

J Gaerlan - Gaerlan Custom Cycles http://www.gaerlan.com "home of travel bikes and bike travels"
(415)362-3866: (415)677-8943 fax [email protected]
 
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Tom Sherman

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98GTW wrote:
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> Long-defunct Counterpoint Presto. Nice idea, but no hope there.

Counterpoint may be defunct, but the Presto lives on as the Pashley PDQ.
[1]

I have seen a Presto with a front fender/fairing (appeared to be original equipment) that resembled
the "wheel pants" fairings commonly used on fixed gear aircraft.

[2] < http://www.pashley.co.uk/pashley/products/pages/pdq_page.htm >

Tom Sherman - Various HPV's Quad Cities USA (Illinois side)
 
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98gtw

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bentcruiser <[email protected]> wrote in news:3ea93177_1 @news.chariot.net.au:
> Does it look like this?: http://www.ihpva.org/people/ianf/bm92/Presto/h-
> ttp://www.ihpva.org/people/ianf/bm92/Presto/
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> I'll bet the Hostel Shoppe or Calhoun Cycle could get something to work.
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> Derek

Yeah, that's it. No idea where I might find that original front fender/wheel fairing. And I'm not
sure it's what I'm looking for in any case. Thanks for the thought, though.

Hostel Shoppe is carrying the Rans fenders, pricey at $50 the set vs. the Planet bike at $30.
Unfortunately they're out of stock for another month.

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