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ProGuard BOLT ON

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ProGuard BOLT ON

The ProGuard – BOLT ON is the first large direct mount mudguard of its type, it offers outstanding protection with the slickest most factory look available. There are no zip ties or velcro straps to ruin the clean lines on your bike as they are secured by bolts (supplied). We also have TILT BRACKETS which allow you to fine tune the fit angle of the mudguard, you can tilt the front/back up or down a few millimetres with 2 brackets (supplied).

Available in 2 sizes

Mini:

(388mm long 104g - without bolts)

Standard:

(503mm long 130g - without bolts)

Options Available

  • Mini ProGuard Bolt On Mini
  • Standard ProGuard Bolt On Standard
UK distributor:
EXTRA UK

The ProGuard BOLT ON has many design features, take a look at the information below:

  • FIRST LARGE DIRECT MOUNT MUDGUARD OF ITS KIND
  • NO ZIP TIES OR VELCRO STRAPS
  • NEATEST LOOKING LARGE MUDGUARD ON THE MARKET
  • EASILY REMOVED IN SECONDS
  • HEIGHT ADJUSTABILITY BY 6MM
  • ANGLE ADJUSTABILITY FOR BETTER FIT IF NEEDED VIA 2 TILT BRACKETS
  • 2 THICK RUBBER PADS TO PROTECT YOUR FORKS
  • MINI SIZE – GREAT ALL YEAR ROUND MUDGUARD OFFERING GOOD PROTECTION
  • STANDARD SIZE – OFFERS VERY HIGH LEVELS OF PROTECTION
  • STICKER RECESS FOR EASY FIT AND STICKER PROTECTION
  • OUR SPECIAL PROVEN POLYPROPYLENE MIX IS USED FOR MAXIMUM DURABILITY AND FIT
  • BEAUTIFUL STYLING – EASY CLEAN MATTE TEXTURED FINISH WITH GLOSS HIGHLIGHTS
  • LONG FRONT TO COPE WITH HIGH SPEED MUD AND SPRAY
  • SMALL TURN DOWN AT FRONT TO DEFLECT SPRAY AND FOR BETTER TYRE CLEARANCE
  • LONG REAR WITH RAISED FLICK OFFERS MORE PROTECTION ESPECIALLY WHEN THE WHEEL IS TURNED
  • PROVEN SEAL SHIELD TO INCREASE FORK PROTECTION AND EXTEND SERVICE INTERVALS

MINI & STANDARD COMPATIBILITY

WHEELS:
26” 27.5” 29”
TYRES:
up to a 3” tyre
FORKS:

This direct mount mudguard is designed for the forks listed below that have the THREADED HOLES in the rear of the fork brace:

  • FITS FOX 32, 34, 36, 49 FORKS - STD & BOOST (doesn’t fit FOX 40 in 26” or 27.5” without our adapter bracket)
  • FITS NEW MARZOCCHI FORKS (using the FOX chassis)
  • FITS OHLINS FORKS
  • FITS SR SUNTOUR FORKS*

*some SR SUNTOUR forks have an unthreaded straight through hole in the centre of the fork brace, you can purchase a SLEEVE PACK to allow the PROGUARD BOLT ON to fit these forks (sold separately)

NOTE: brackets are being developed to allow the mudguard to fit other forks such as DVO, X-Fusion, Cane Creek, & Fox 40

DESIGN FEATURES IN MORE DETAIL

RUBBER PADS

The sides of the mudguard are flared out to touch and hold onto the fork to dampen resonance and create more stability, thick rubber pads have been included for the sides of the mudguard to protect the fork

BOLTS

We had to design and manufacture our own custom M3 bolt as we couldn’t find one good enough to offer the wide clamping force and durability we needed. The following bolts come supplied in the packaging:

  • M3 x 2 (FOX / MARZOCCHI)
  • M4 x 3 (OHLINS)
  • M6 x 1 (SR SUNTOUR)

TILT BRACKETS

We have included two TILT BRACKETS that just clip onto the front of the bracket allowing you to raise or lower the front for a better angle if needed, if any finer tuning is needed just zip the end you want to lower against the wheel and leave overnight

ALLEN KEYS

2 Allen keys have been provided in the packaging at just the right length to help you fit the mudguard

REAR FLICK

The raised rear flick was designed to simply offer a little bit more protection without adding extra length, it prevents more mud and spray from flying up the side of the frame especially when the wheel is turned

STICKER INDENT

The centre indent is a nice easy reference to apply our coloured stickers to, this indent also prevents the sticker from sitting proud on the surface of the guard which would leave it vulnerable to durability issues. The adhesive used is very special and super strong and can be jet washed

SEAL SHIELD

Our widely acclaimed Seal Shield offers greater protection for your fork seals from high velocity mud and spray lengthening service intervals

MATERIAL

We make our mudguard material thicker than the competition out there which together with our unique polypropylene mix allows massive impact protection, flexibility, and importantly cold weather durability and strength.

NB: If you don’t like the gloss highlights then spray the mudguard with GT85 and rub, this will remove the high gloss finish

BOLT PACKS

Additional full bolt packs can be purchased should you need them

SLEEVE PACK – SR SUNTOUR

Some SR Suntour forks have a straight through UNTHREADED hole in the centre of the fork brace, you can purchase a sleeve pack that allows you to fit the ProGuard BOLT ON to the fork

Our ProGuard BOLT ON is designed, manufactured, and packed in the United Kingdom

Fitting the ProGuard BOLT ON

The ProGuard - BOLT ON is our direct mount front mountainbike mudguard designed for big spray and mud protection (DISC BRAKE ONLY)

COMPATIBILITY

The ProGuard BOLT ON will fit most fork models listed below if they have the *THREADED HOLES at the rear of the fork brace (DISK BRAKE ONLY):

FORKS:
FOX 32, 34, 36, 49 / OHLINS - ALL /*SR SUNTOUR - ALL / MARZOCCHI - ALL 2017 onwards
WHEELS:
26" 27.5" 29"
TYRES:
up to 3"
TYRES:
STD or BOOST

*Some SR Suntour forks have an UNTHREADED straight through hole in the centre of the brace, a separate bolt sleeve kit can be purchased to fit these types of forks.

FITTING TO THE FRONT:

  1. IMPORTANT: You must apply the rubber adhesive side pads to the recess on the mudguard side wings, they protect your fork legs and provide vital stability and resonance damping

    Image showing how to apply the rubber adhesive side pads
  2. Clean the fork threads and the fork legs MAKING SURE YOU DRY THE THREADS THOROUGHLY
  3. Select the correct bolts for your fork (details below) and run these into the threads WITHOUT the mudguard which will 'PRIME' and clean the threads before fitting, this part is important (YOU MAY NEED TO RE-TAP THE THREADS IF DEBRIS / PAINT IS LEFT IN THE THREADS FROM THE MANUFACTURE OF THE FORKS)

    BOLTS:
    FOX = M3 (2 bolts) | OHLINS = M4 (3 bolts) | SR SUNTOUR = M6 (*1 bolt)

    *Some SR SUNTOUR forks have an unthreaded straight through hole in the centre of the fork brace, you can purchase a SLEEVE PACK to allow the PROGUARD BOLT ON to fit these forks (sold separately)

  4. Squeeze the side wings of the mudguard hard and slide under the fork brace from the rear with the wheel and tyre still in place
  5. You should be able to locate the mudguard and let go as the rubber side pads should hold it in place (ensure the slots are centrally aligned to the threaded holes on your fork)
  6. Use the Allen key provided to screw the bolts in EVENLY a bit each side, go gentle to start off to ensure you DON'T CROSS THREAD THEM, stop once it's pulled together so you can still move it
  7. Check alignment of the mudguard to ensure the distance from the tyre is even front and back, if you need to adjust the alignment then remove the mudguard and clip-on the appropriate TILT BRACKET found in the packaging (see example below). There are 2 TILT BRACKETS, one raises the front of the mudguard up and the other lowers it down (written on the TILT BRACKET)

    Image showing how to apply the rubber adhesive side pads
  8. You can also change the height of the mudguard by 6mm through the slots for more clearance. NOTE: Highest position offers the most stability with the best mud clearance
  9. Finally tighten the bolts to the torque settings below:

    TORQUE SETTINGS:
    FOX, MARZOCCH & OHLINS = 1nm | SR SUNTOUR = 2nm

NOTE: ONLY USE THE RRP SUPPLIED BOLTS AS THESE ARE SPECIFICALLY SELECTED OR DESIGNED FOR THE MUDGUARD - USING OTHER BOLTS MAY INVALIDATE WARRANTY - REPLACEMENT BOLTS PACKS ARE AVAILIBLE

IMPORTANT - YOU MUST CHECK BOTTOM OUT CLEARANCE, LET MOST (BUT NOT ALL) OF THE AIR OUT OF YOUR FORK AND COMPRESS TO TEST IF THE CROWN OF THE FORK HITS THE MUDGUARD WHEN BOTTOMING. LOWER THE MUDGUARD THROUGH THE SLOTS IF YOU NEED MORE CLEARANCE, IF YOU CAN'T LOWER FURTHER THEN DO NOT USE

WEIGHT:
MINI 104g | STANDARD 130g - (WITHOUT BOLTS - WITH RUBBER PADS)

Important

  • Bolts must be checked after each ride to ensure the mudguard is secure
  • Remove mudguard every few rides to clean the brace / threads and fork legs
  • DO NOT USE IN STICKY / CLAGGY MUD AS IT MAY BLOCK AND CAUSE INJURY OR DAMAGE
  • MIN CLEARANCES - 18mm from the tyre when fitted and 10mm from the frame (on bottoming)
  • INSPECT BEFORE YOU RIDE: DO NOT USE IF DAMAGED IN ANY WAY AS CONTINUED USE MAY LEAD TO FAILURE OR INJURY
  • RapidRacerProducts Ltd accepts no liability for any damage or injury caused due to improper fitting or use of our products
  • RapidRacerProducts Ltd, Parkfields Business Centre, Park Street, Stafford, ST17 4AL, United Kingdom