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Crud RoadRacer Mk3 Mudguard Set

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Product Description

The new Crud RoadRacer Mk3 full mudguards incorporate a unique, superfast fixing system that has been widened to accommodate tyres up to 38c. Stay clean and dry on the commute to work or fitness session with these full wrap mudguards.

Weighing just 260g for the pair, the Crud RoadRacers won’t slow you down, and they’ll fit to most 700c bikes including those with disc brakes and caliper brakes.

Key Features

    • Roadracer MK3 fits almost any brand of road bike with tyres up to 700x38c
    • Super Strong Duotec Interlock fixing system for trouble free attachment to your bike.
    • No tools needed!
    • Suits all brake systems - discs and canti’s
    • Does not require mudguard eyelets to be present on your frame
    • Perfect for all road, gravel and trekking bikes
    • Weight: 260g (pair)

Crud RoadRacer Mk3 Mudguard Set Reviews

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Overall Rating:
2.6
out of 5
2.62
Build Quality
2.73
Performance
3
Value For Money
2.57

Customer Reviews (15)

4
Crud road racers

Sturdy. Cheapest. Easy fixing. To short for club rides . Have to modify. Come on Crud get your act together even the mk 2 are to short but easier to extend at rear. Believe me they are way to short. Lone riding.

Sturdy. Cheapest. Easy fixing. To short for club rides . Have to modify. Come on Crud get your act together even the mk 2 are to short but easier to extend at rear. Believe me they are way to short. Lone riding.

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3.5 out of 5
Build Quality: 4/5
Performance: 3/5
Value For Money: 3.5/5
4
Really good

I have them for my commuter - gravel on discs and I just like them. Almost no rubbing, rather easy to install, I simply did not have any problem. The only downside could be for someone who wish for a larger tires than 35C.. recently got a 37C Conti Double fighter on the back as a sole option in a bike shop after my old tire got a huge cut - and this one already rubs. I managed to adjust it and ride with it, but the clearance is really on the limit..

I have them for my commuter - gravel on discs and I just like them. Almost no rubbing, rather easy to install, I simply did not have any problem. The only downside could be for someone who wish for a larger tires than 35C.. recently got a 37C Conti Double fighter on the back as a sole option in a bike shop after my old tire got a huge cut - and this one already rubs. I managed to adjust it and ride with it, but the clearance is really on the limit..

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4.3 out of 5
Build Quality: 4/5
Performance: 5/5
Value For Money: 4/5
2
now removed

I have a set of these on both my bikes ... well i did I have just removed my the new pair as they did not stick correctly so caused issues getting caught in my wheel on last ride needless to say they have been removed completely now

I have a set of these on both my bikes ... well i did I have just removed my the new pair as they did not stick correctly so caused issues getting caught in my wheel on last ride needless to say they have been removed completely now

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2 out of 5
Build Quality: 2.5/5
Performance: 1.5/5
Value For Money: 2/5
4
The Good & the Bad

I have been using these for just over a year on a Focus CX bike with canti brakes mostly for commuting. Most of the year I run 28mm 4 seasons but occasionally run 35mm cross tyres both are fine. Now the good thing is positioning the mud guard is super easy to adjust and remove for cleaning (important for a dirty commuter). The bad thing is the velcro no longer grips fully so I also use reusable cable ties the velcro stops it changing position still. On a CX bike or gravel bike these are perfect on a road bike were you have a caliper to hanger the guard off I would not use these . They are designed for bikes with bigger tyres and discs or canti's also the rear guard does not go low enough for group riding in my opinion. To sum up if you have a CX or gravel bike with no mud guard eyelets these are probably your best option. If you have a road bike with calipers look elsewhere.

I have been using these for just over a year on a Focus CX bike with canti brakes mostly for commuting. Most of the year I run 28mm 4 seasons but occasionally run 35mm cross tyres both are fine. Now the good thing is positioning the mud guard is super easy to adjust and remove for cleaning (important for a dirty commuter). The bad thing is the velcro no longer grips fully so I also use reusable cable ties the velcro stops it changing position still. On a CX bike or gravel bike these are perfect on a road bike were you have a caliper to hanger the guard off I would not use these . They are designed for bikes with bigger tyres and discs or canti's also the rear guard does not go low enough for group riding in my opinion. To sum up if you have a CX or gravel bike with no mud guard eyelets these are probably your best option. If you have a road bike with calipers look elsewhere.

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3.8 out of 5
Build Quality: 3.5/5
Performance: 4/5
Value For Money: 4/5
4
Good stuff

Not sure what all the bad press is about on here. I have a Cube Attain Disc model and can't get hold of the Cube own made mudguards for some reason. I've had the previous version on a Trek but due to the disc nature they would not fit. I have to admit i was sceptical about whether these would do the job because they looked a bit flimsy but after fitting and yes some cuts/tweaks were needed they appear to work fine - did a ride during an extremely gusty ride and they were performing well. I'm a practical kind of person so enjoyed the challenge of making them customised for my frame, however understand those who might mark this down because they'd want a solution that fits straight out of the box. Given the diverse amount of frame shapes and sizes I think its pretty good. As with all products time will tell if these will last for a long time... but i'll probably be rid of my bike before then :-)

Not sure what all the bad press is about on here. I have a Cube Attain Disc model and can't get hold of the Cube own made mudguards for some reason. I've had the previous version on a Trek but due to the disc nature they would not fit. I have to admit i was sceptical about whether these would do the job because they looked a bit flimsy but after fitting and yes some cuts/tweaks were needed they appear to work fine - did a ride during an extremely gusty ride and they were performing well. I'm a practical kind of person so enjoyed the challenge of making them customised for my frame, however understand those who might mark this down because they'd want a solution that fits straight out of the box. Given the diverse amount of frame shapes and sizes I think its pretty good. As with all products time will tell if these will last for a long time... but i'll probably be rid of my bike before then :-)

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4.2 out of 5
Build Quality: 4/5
Performance: 4/5
Value For Money: 4.5/5
0
Utterly crap

Could not fit these. Only got to the back wheel. My seat stays are pointed, not round, not flat, on the inside so the pad fits poorly. It got it on and no rub. Fine. Then fitting the rear extension blade was impossible without it rubbing. It touches my front mech mount and the whole thing wiggles. Fitting the screw to hold the two parts together impossible without removing the wheel. Then on again, it rubs, wheel off again, adjust, wheel on, still rubbing. Third time I tried to install the screw with the wheel mounted. Then one of the two plastic flaps that goes under the main blade to hold in it place cracked. Total waste of effort and money. Also, when cutting the attachment to size, the plastic cracked. Design and components are not up to the task. Then image you wish to remove the whole thing for a sunny day out and you have to struggle once again. For the front blade I didn't even bother as the pads would interphere with my speed transmitter on the fork. Just shows how poor the solution is. Finally, the instructions about the the small pads and hairy adhesives to prevent frame rub and keep the blade from rubbing the rim are not explained in details, no idea where to put them until I saw a video. The company haven't even made a video themselves to explain clearly how to install the blades, the web site only has links to users uploading their own rather useless videos. I should have opted for the SKS blades but will give them a try now. I accept that once in a while you waste money buying a that doesn't work as well as expected, even more so with bike stuff and bike clothing, but this time is rather pissed as the product is so poorly designed that I feel robbed. Only consolation is that they are after all relatively cheap compared to many other bike related products.

Could not fit these. Only got to the back wheel. My seat stays are pointed, not round, not flat, on the inside so the pad fits poorly. It got it on and no rub. Fine. Then fitting the rear extension blade was impossible without it rubbing. It touches my front mech mount and the whole thing wiggles. Fitting the screw to hold the two parts together impossible without removing the wheel. Then on again, it rubs, wheel off again, adjust, wheel on, still rubbing. Third time I tried to install the screw with the wheel mounted. Then one of the two plastic flaps that goes under the main blade to hold in it place cracked. Total waste of effort and money. Also, when cutting the attachment to size, the plastic cracked. Design and components are not up to the task. Then image you wish to remove the whole thing for a sunny day out and you have to struggle once again. For the front blade I didn't even bother as the pads would interphere with my speed transmitter on the fork. Just shows how poor the solution is. Finally, the instructions about the the small pads and hairy adhesives to prevent frame rub and keep the blade from rubbing the rim are not explained in details, no idea where to put them until I saw a video. The company haven't even made a video themselves to explain clearly how to install the blades, the web site only has links to users uploading their own rather useless videos. I should have opted for the SKS blades but will give them a try now. I accept that once in a while you waste money buying a that doesn't work as well as expected, even more so with bike stuff and bike clothing, but this time is rather pissed as the product is so poorly designed that I feel robbed. Only consolation is that they are after all relatively cheap compared to many other bike related products.

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0.5 out of 5
Build Quality: 0.5/5
Performance: 0.5/5
Value For Money: 0.5/5
2
35mm is Max width

website shows These are for 38mm but they are only designed for 35mm tyres. Only discovered this after fitting them.

website shows These are for 38mm but they are only designed for 35mm tyres. Only discovered this after fitting them.

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2 out of 5
Build Quality: 2/5
Performance: 2/5
Value For Money: 2/5
2
Struggled a bit with these

Bought these for a Defy advanced disc to get me through the winter muck. Had to spend quite a bit of time cutting and fettling them to get them on the bike without rubbing or rattling. There wasn't enough clearance for the front one at all so that had to get chopped in half. Now they are on they work fine so that's good. I do worry quite a bit about the sticky stuff that attaches the velcro strip to the bike failing, especially with all the rain that will be soaking it. It already looks like it is losing some of its stickiness. If it fails at speed then there is nothing to stop the mudguard ending up in the wheel and it could be game over. So I am keeping a close eye on it!

Bought these for a Defy advanced disc to get me through the winter muck. Had to spend quite a bit of time cutting and fettling them to get them on the bike without rubbing or rattling. There wasn't enough clearance for the front one at all so that had to get chopped in half. Now they are on they work fine so that's good. I do worry quite a bit about the sticky stuff that attaches the velcro strip to the bike failing, especially with all the rain that will be soaking it. It already looks like it is losing some of its stickiness. If it fails at speed then there is nothing to stop the mudguard ending up in the wheel and it could be game over. So I am keeping a close eye on it!

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2.2 out of 5
Build Quality: 2/5
Performance: 2.5/5
Value For Money: 2/5
0
Don't Fit ???

Useless if you have shimano ultegra brakes they are too wide and don't fit at all. Very Disappointed. Not Tredz fault !

Useless if you have shimano ultegra brakes they are too wide and don't fit at all. Very Disappointed. Not Tredz fault !

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0.5 out of 5
Build Quality: 0.5/5
Performance: 0.5/5
Value For Money: 0.5/5
1
Dissapointing

My frame has fairly tight clearances but the promotional videos for the product on youtube gave me confidence it would work for me. The front wouldn't fit without rubbing the tyre, I trimmed the plastic to clear my caliper but the guard was then too flimsy to hold it's own. The rear is better, however again I found the guard too flimsy to hold it's own. I used it for one ride but then removed it as I found the rubbing extremely annoying. I fitted the item in my garage, which is integral and warm, yet the sticky velcro pads failed to stick well, really disappointed by the whole product, great for a bike with bigger clearances I'm sure.

My frame has fairly tight clearances but the promotional videos for the product on youtube gave me confidence it would work for me. The front wouldn't fit without rubbing the tyre, I trimmed the plastic to clear my caliper but the guard was then too flimsy to hold it's own. The rear is better, however again I found the guard too flimsy to hold it's own. I used it for one ride but then removed it as I found the rubbing extremely annoying. I fitted the item in my garage, which is integral and warm, yet the sticky velcro pads failed to stick well, really disappointed by the whole product, great for a bike with bigger clearances I'm sure.

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1.2 out of 5
Build Quality: 1.5/5
Performance: 1/5
Value For Money: 1/5
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Mudguard Guide

 

Mudguard Guide

Why use mudguards?

Mudguards help keep you warm and dry in the wetter months while also protecting your bike from mud, grit and spray.

This can dramatically cut down any maintenance needed to your bike through the winter. For commuters they are essential, road cyclists will enjoy the dry, comfortable feeling while not spraying any friends behind, and mountain bikers will cut down spray and mud to the face, eyes and back. Warm and dry cycling is simply more enjoyable, meaning you can ride longer and more often through the winter.


What type of mudguards will fit my bike?

For commuters, road riders and general cyclists the first thing to look for are eyelets or attachment points on your frame and fork. There are often different widths of mudguard with all types to suit your tyre. There are many combinations of wheel size and tyre width available, check your bike for these sizes and choose the appropriate option.

A close-up of fork eyelets Fork eyelets
A close-up of frame eyelets Frame eyelets

“Ass Savers” and “Enduro Guards”

When you need a quick solution these light and unobtrusive mudguards make a great choice. The “Ass Saver” style clips into your saddle rails and only take seconds to take on and off, they help stop a soggy bottom on an unexpected rainy day or when the road surface is still wet. The “Enduro Guard” style is intended for mountain bikes and is often left on year-round, while you do need a couple of zip ties to fit, they are fit-and-forget and help keep spray and mud away from your face.

A mountain biker using an Enduro Guard from RRP

Full-length mudguards

If your bike does have eyelets then full-length mudguards can be used, these offer the best protection for bike and rider from the elements. They do take a little longer to fit as they are so robust. Some longer types have additional mud flaps and reflectors built in.

To find the right size, simply select the option that suits your wheel size and tyre width.

A hybrid bike fitted with full-length mudguards connected to the fork and frame's eyelets

Clip on mudguards

Road and hybrid bikes with no eyelets for mudguards will use a clip-on type. These simply strap around the fork leg and rear stay to offer a very good amount of protection depending on the length of the mudguard.

SKS Raceblade mudguards are effective at reducing spray from the road

Mountain bike mudguards

Mountain bikers can keep riding through the worst of the winter weather with fork arch mounted mudguards and rear mudguards mounted to either the chainstays or seatpost. With sizes working well with 29ers and rear chainstay mounted guards pose no issue with dropper seat posts.

They might not be the most glamorous of accessories but staying dry will keep you warm, meaning you can stay out longer and ride more often. Being able to keep riding through the winter will keep skill and fitness on point for when the trails and weather start to dry.

A rear mudguard connected to the seat post of an MTB

Fitting with zip ties they are strong and stay in place with minimal fuss.


Summary

Mountain bike with a downtube guard

Mudguards are essential to keep riding through the winter, with many different types there is a wet weather solution to almost every bike. Road cyclists will be able to keep training through the worst of weather and riding friends appreciate not riding through the spray normally thrown up by the rider ahead.

Your bike will thank you and your winter clothing will last longer. Commuters will find mudguards essential, and mountain bikers will find it easier to keep warm and dry through the most extreme conditions.

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