Anybody extended their front fender?

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Anybody extended their front fender?

Postby Barista » Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:07 am

Getting tired of cleaning the front of the engine over and over again. Is there a good way to extend the rear edge of the front fender to keep things clean down there?
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Re: Anybody extended their front fender?

Postby kirby » Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:41 am

I use the "fenda extenda"or something like that from UK I think its been so long since I bought one. Someone like twisted throttle will sell these or just use google (ugh).
Keeps the front of the engine fairly clean and in theory helps to keep the front from throwing sharp objects to the rear.(protect the rear tire)
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Re: Anybody extended their front fender?

Postby riceburner » Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:10 pm

I ALWAYS fit mudguard extenders to my bikes - not a single bike has been produced with a sensible mudguard since the 50s.....
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Re: Anybody extended their front fender?

Postby Photoguy » Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:11 pm

Back in the 'old days' I seem to recall the *beak* being a little controversial and many bikes fitted with a more conventional front fender. Not sure where they came from but do recall seeing some that seems to wrap a little further around the rear of the wheel. 2 birds/one stone.

...on second thought after looking at my bike, they were probably just extenders that I saw.

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Re: Anybody extended their front fender?

Postby EasyBee » Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:13 pm

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Re: Anybody extended their front fender?

Postby sykospain » Sun Oct 21, 2018 11:02 am

Pyramid Plastics is the maker of the Fender Extenda. A USA firm I believe. But I agree with our friend Riceburner that there's never been a proper mudguard design for a motorbike since Triumph's Dustbin Fairing on the Speed Twin :-

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Re: Anybody extended their front fender?

Postby Sunbeemer » Tue Oct 23, 2018 6:36 pm

A piece of firm, U-shaped rubber glued to the inside of the fender bottom works pretty good.
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Re: Anybody extended their front fender?

Postby Photoguy » Fri Nov 09, 2018 2:29 pm

Another 'old skool' approach. :) Just back from my local Honda dealer and they have a few old bikes scattered around the showroom. I think this is a '66...maybe a Dream?


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Re: Anybody extended their front fender?

Postby Barista » Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:53 pm

Yep, looks just like the 1967 Honda 160cc Dream I had when I was 15 in 1970.
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Re: Anybody extended their front fender?

Postby windy » Tue Nov 13, 2018 12:22 pm

Yes . The R1150R front fender is a two piece design. front(beak) and rear. The rear section from a R1150RT will extend the rear section of the front fender.


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