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Old 01-31-20, 07:45 AM
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Originally Posted by scale View Post
on my previous build i went with the planet bike fenders in a 45 width running a schwalbe marathon 38c tire. I think those fenders might only be rated to a 35c tire. I see almost no options for a 38c tire. I could maybe go with the PB 29er fenders but those are 65mm.....which would look huge. I dont imagine that would help the clearance issues either. Those babies are almost $65 a pop too....
sorry but I dont recall all the details of stuff---but do you still own the fenders rated to about a 35? I guess you dont or you would have tried them on already...
I dunno, a couple of mm's, 1.5 more on either side cant make a real world difference, ie they would do their job most likely perfectly well on 38s also......again, armchair views here on my part...not in front of me.

also not sure if I already said, but your photo of clearance with the 38s LOOKS like fenders would fit in without being overly tight....
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