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NeoGuard

NeoGuard

Our NeoGuard is the original neoprene mudguard specifically designed to prevent mud and spray from getting in your face and eyes, it's much copied but still the best. Traditional mudguards are fragile and can hold on to pounds of unwanted mud affecting your riding performance and slowing you down. The NeoGuard throws the mud off every time the fork compresses keeping your bike light and agile.

Available in 4 sizes

Extra small:

from 80mm to 130mm

(18g)

Small:

from 120mm to 150mm

(20g)

Medium:

from 160mm to 180mm

(21g)

Large:

from 180mm to 200mm

(25g)

Designs available

UK distributor:
EXTRA UK

The NeoGuard is fast and simple to fit and very lightweight, this mudguard is perfect for both downhill or crosscountry and absolutely essential for the weekend warrior. Tuck it into your backpack just in case conditions turn nasty, you'll rarely get mud in your eyes again.

The NeoGuard will fit most conventional forks and has been tested on many but not all could be tested

Choose the correct size from NeoGuard by using the SIZING GUIDE below, alternatively you ca use the MANUAL SIZING GUIDE on the DETAILS PAGE for a manual calculation.

LOGO DESIGNS AVAILABLE:
STANDARD LOGO OR EVIL EYES

SIZING GUIDE

SizeFork sizeForksWeight
Extra Smallfrom 80mm to 130mmFox, Marzocchi, RockShox18g
Smallfrom 120mm to 150mmFox, Marzocchi, RockShox20g
Mediumfrom 160mm to 180mmMarzocchi, RockShox21g
Largefrom 180mm to 200mmMarzocchi, RockShox, Fox25g

There are overlaps in sizing where 2 sizes will fit your fork, always choose the smaller of the two as a stretched NeoGuard will be more effective, don't be afraid to stretch the eyelets they are very strong!

MBUK rating:
10/10
MBR rating:
9/10

Our NeoGuard is designed, and packed in the United Kingdom

Fitting the NeoGuard (Print instructions)

  1. Wrap the 2 velcro straps at the top of the NeoGuard over and then under the lower crown and pull back through the eyelets in the guard, only loosely attach them for now, this will help keep the guard out of the way whilst you attach the bottom straps. mudguards/neoguard/fitting/step-1.png
  2. Wrap the 3 velcro straps around the fork brace at the bottom starting with the middle one, always ensure you DO THEM UP NICE AND TIGHT. mudguards/neoguard/fitting/step-2.png
  3. Pull the top straps to stretch the Neoguard, don't worry about stretching the eyelets as it's re-enforced eyelets are designed to stretch, once fitted it should be taught. The stretch reduces the gathering of the guard when the fork compresses. Finally, YOU MUST CUT OFF THE EXCESS VELCRO AFTER FITTING mudguards/neoguard/fitting/step-3.png

Important

You must ensure there is at least 15mm of tyre clearance and 10mm between the back of the guard and the downtube of the frame to ensure there is no interference when steering. This product should be fitted correctly following the instructions provided. Failure to do so may result in the product failing and potential harm to the rider and / or damage to other components. Should the product fail, RapidRacerProducts reserves the right to inspect the product and damage caused and take suitable action. The decision to replace a faulty NeoGuard rests with RapidRacerProducts. No responsibility will be accepted for any damaged caused by uplifts or neglect.

SIZING GUIDE

If you can't find your fork on the main page then don't worry, just measure the A to B of your fork as shown in the diagram opposite. Then look below for what size of NeoGuard you need....it's that simple!

A to B' measurement in mm
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XS
S
M
L
Image showing A-B Dimensions on front forks

** The following forks have additional fitting details:

ForkDetail
Marzocchi Drop Off
Triple Clamp 170mm (2004)
Fits MEDIUM when stanchions are set at min (steep head angle)
Fits a modified LARGE if stanchions are set nearer to maximum (slack head angle).
(LARGE will need equal amounts trimming off the sides to fit between the stanchions)
RockShox DomainWill fit a SMALL when running 115mm, will fit MEDIUM when running 160mm
RockShox TuraWill fit a EXTRA SMALL when running 100mm, will fit SMALL when running 130mm
Fox Forx Float 32Will fit a EXTRA SMALL when running 130mm, will fit SMALL when running 140mm

It fits in under a minute and it'll do far more justice to your posh rig than that manky old bit of inner tube

Dirt

The NeoGuard is a neoprene panel with velcro fastenings top and bottom to pull it taught, a neat alternative to a bodged inner tube

MBUK performance rating 10 out of 10

It stops spray from hitting you in the face which is a godsend when your racing. The best bit is when the fork compresses, it scrunches up the guard and loosens the mud. It's also lightweight and can go in the wash, a new an innovative take on mud protection

mbr rating 9 out of 10

RapidRacerProducts have come up with a slick solution to an age old problem

What Magazine

RRP's NeoGuard - Product of the year? How does it fit? dead easy it took me about 30 seconds, it took longer to get out of the packet. 5 hoop and loop straps hold it tight to the lower crown and the fork brace on the sliders... then ride, get it dirty and then chuck it in the washing machine with the rest of your kit. Genius!!

descent-world.co.uk

Rapid Racer launch new mudguard. Rapid Racer Products has launched a new mudguard that’s lightweight, which doubles up as an advertising banner for any company / brand or race team. The neoprene guard sheds clingy mud with compression of the suspension, thus staying light due to very little dirt retention.

Bike Biz

The NeoGuard works perfectly. The rapid racing crew run a tight ship on the race circuit and saw the need for a professional product to replace the pikey tube fix. Fitting takes a few seconds, we checked everyones goggles after a recent spray-ridden run at Cwmcarn and the unsurprising result is the NeoGuard fender' is a success, keeping goggles mostly splatter free as intended. It's a very well executed solution, looks the part, and is a carefully developed product.

Gravity-Slaves

This ingenious piece of neoprene is soft, light and flexible and always in your toolbox. As a small bonus, it has plenty of room for sponsor logos for those head on photos where they are usually not visible.