Mudflap for Bikes

2,895

42

6

Published

Introduction: Mudflap for Bikes

How to make a mudflap for bicycle fenders (mudguards).

/ Benny

Step 1: Make the Mudflap

Materials:
- a sheet of plastic ( I have used a piece cut out from a lid )
size depends on fender width, see templates.
- a zip-tie ( use black for weather resistance )

Tools:

- a sharp knife and a pair of scissors
- a hole puncer
- a drill machine
- printer for the cutting template

Step 1.
- cut out the plastic piece
- print out the PDF cutting template and tape it on the plastic piece
Templates:
1. for 45 mm fenders: www.benvelo.com/mudflap_45mm.pdf
2. for 60 mm fenders: www.benvelo.com/mudflap_60mm.pdf
3. for 35-60 mm fenders, long plain design: www.benvelo.com/mudflap_long.pdf
- make the holes and make a surface mark through the cutting lines with a knife
- remove the template and cut out the piece as shown .

Step 2: Fasten the Mudflap to the Fender

Step 2.
- if your fender lack holes for mud flaps make them with a drill as shown.
- fasten the mudflap with a zip-tie as shown.

-------------------------------------------

More of my DIY tips :

http://www.benvelo.com/diy.htm

Share

    Recommendations

    • Creative Misuse Contest

      Creative Misuse Contest
    • Water Contest

      Water Contest
    • Oil Contest

      Oil Contest

    6 Discussions

    I will try to do it , very fun and nice to see it on the road !