Full coverage for the all-weather gravel rider
The Speedrockers were specifically developed for compatibility with gravel, adventure, cyclocross, and road bikes with tires exceeding 32mm. The fenders offer incredible stability over the roughest tracks while also providing optimum protection in all weather.
The Speedrocker features a dual-height front spoiler, which deflects water and mud onto the wheel and downwards, away from the rider's face, while the rear mudguard utilizes an innovative telescopic extension for greater coverage near the seat tube.
The fenders are held firmly in place with a rubber fastening system to suit a multitude of frame designs, including integrated recesses for brake or gear cables, as required.
Maximum tire width is 42mm.
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Mfg PartNum: 11567
Mount Type: Clip-On
Wheel Size: 700C/29 (ISO 622)
My only complaint is the frame stickers, I do not understand why they have to be trimmed vs SKS sending one frame sticker per each protection point. For the seat tube I used my own frame tape to really protect that area as the sticker included is really too narrow for that application. With some patience, this is an easy install and with the frame protectors, such that they are, you know where to remount the fenders in the future. The velcro straps are far more secure than previous strap applications from SKS which is good, especially for gravel applicatons. I have had no issues with movement, slipping, etc and makes for a far more comfortable riding experience in the muck. Do attach the front facing mount, I skipped that for my first ride and was about as dirty as my friend that had no fenders on board, so it is a vital piece, if a bit more of a pain to install.
Not having fender mounts on my Cervelo gravel bike is not a big deal, but having Fenders in Fall in Portland, OR is. These mount pretty easily, take some time the first time and then getting the frame protector strips, which ideally they would provide 2x of them vs having to cut them in half, would be more preferable. I used addtl. frame protective strips that I purchased to protect seat tube mount on the frame. They do a great job, just youtube some installation videos, saves some time over the limited instructions. Light and good protection from the muck and wet, your riding buddies will likely ask you to install a rear buddy flap though.
Being covered in cold mud spray is only cool for romanticized black & white photos. In the real world training ride, it sucks. These fenders are a godsend for gravel riding in the spring. Even on the road, most gravel tires pick-up and throw a considerable amount of muck.
Fits Trek Boone (35mm Schwalbe One) and Cannondale Super X (40mm Bontrager) well and does a hell of a good job keeping stuff off your back and eyes.
Living in PNW, it certainly feels like it is raining half of the year and having proper fenders is a huge help. This is the second time I am buying SKS fenders and each time I have been super happy with my purchase. Initial setup needs a bit of patience but once it is done, you will see how useful this thing is. Happy with my purchase!
I just installed these on my commuter over the rainy weekend. They were a bit fiddly and required a good bit of patience and manual dexterity. They aren't easy to install. I did have to hack an inch off of both the front and back rods to minimize the gap between fender and tire. The mounting points, once strapped down snug (not tight) are easier to work with and adjustments are made easier this way. Once I got the general placement/centering done then I strapped them down tight.
I did a test ride on the wet streets and am impressed with them so far. They seem to stay put. This will be put to the test by some of the washboard pavement on my commutes.
Finally a fender that works with my 2011 Giant TCR frame. I've tried two other fenders before this one and all of them touches my frame and wheels. This one, however, does allow my wheel to roll freely once properly adjusted. Only issue I have is everytime you put them on there's always adjustment that has to be made. Otherwise it'll squeak and rub on the frame or the wheels. Functionality wise, it works very well keeping the water off your backside and away from your water bottles, and very low profile. I would highly recommend these for road bikes that are not disk brakes.
I bought for a gravel bike with cantilever brakes. From what I can see by looking through instructions and videos it looks like these can only be installed if you have disc brakes. They look solid and would be ideal if they fit around the brake mounts...
My new (used) Specialized Diverge was purchased as a rain bike hence I needed fenders. Although these seemed to be all I could find, they have worked so well and are secure enough that I'm glad I bought them. I first thought installation was going to be difficult but in fact it was straightforward.
I have added a buddy flap to the back fender with no issues.
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