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Topeak DeFender XC1/XC11 26" Mudguard Set

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Fits MTB 26” Tires Up To 26” x 2.6”

The XC1 is a lightweight, two-piece, moto inspired front fender that attaches to the suspension fork lowers for a closer fit to the tire and excellent mud/spray protection. A precision clamp assembly secures the fender to the fork’s lower legs and a special safety feature allows it to disengage if a large obstruction enters the wheel.

The XC11 is a lightweight removable rear fender giving exceptional mud/spray protection. Multiple pivots allow easy fender angle adjustment for a perfect fit while the quick release clamp adjusts to fit 25.4mm - 34.9mm seat posts. Advanced high impact plastic is co-molded to a flexible trailing edge for resistance to impacts. Both fenders feature a highly polished underside to prevent mud buildup and aids in cleaning.

Fits MTB 26” tires up to 26” x 2.6”.

Attachment (Front) 

  • Two Pieces QR Bolt-on Fork Attachment Fits ø36 - ø48.5 mm Fork Legs
Attachment (Rear) 

  • QR Slip Joint Clamp Fits ø25.4 - ø34.9 mm Seatposts

Adjustable 

  • Multiple Angles Adjustable (XC11)

Material

  • Two Tone Injected High Impact Resistant Plastic

Added Features 
  • Automatic Obstruction Disengagement (XC1)
  • Highly Polished Underside
Size (L x W x H)  

  • 33 x 24 x 19 cm
  • 13” x 9.4” x 7.5” - XC1 FF (26"~29")

  • 23 x 40 x 29 cm
  • 9.1” x 15.7” x 11.4” - XC1 FR (26"~29")

  • 56 x 10.2 x 6.8 cm
  • 22" x 4" x 2.7" - XC11 (26")

Weight 
  • 350 g / 12.32 oz - XC1 (26"~29")
  • 202 g / 7.11 oz - XC11 (26")

Topeak DeFender XC1/XC11 26" Mudguard Set Reviews

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Overall Rating:
4.2
out of 5
4.24
Build Quality
4.75
Performance
4
Value For Money
3.75

Customer Reviews (2)

4
TOPEAK Defender

Bought theses for my Cube 29er, fit was very easy and look great on the bike. The rear could do with being longer in my opinion as there is a bit of fling over the guard. But overall better than most and would recommend to others.

Bought theses for my Cube 29er, fit was very easy and look great on the bike. The rear could do with being longer in my opinion as there is a bit of fling over the guard. But overall better than most and would recommend to others.

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4.3 out of 5
Build Quality: 4.5/5
Performance: 4/5
Value For Money: 4.5/5
4
Top peak gaurss

Very well made product that looks and works well. Very pleased with my purchase .

Very well made product that looks and works well. Very pleased with my purchase .

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4.2 out of 5
Build Quality: 5/5
Performance: 4.5/5
Value For Money: 3/5

Mudguard Guide

Which mudguards are best for me?

Mudguards come in three main types – full length, clip-on and mountain bike style. Depending on your bike frame you may be able to fit some or all of these types.

Full length mudguards

These traditional looking mudguards are commonly fitted to hybrid and touring bikes. They're great for commuting too as they offer the most protection. The long rear mudguard also keeps the rider behind clean.  

You will need a bike frame with eyelets – usually at the apex on the fork and where you rear wheel fits to the frame (at the dropouts). If your bike doesn't have eyelets (most mountain bikes and road bikes) you'll want can consider clip-on mudguards.

Clip-on mudguards

Clip-on mudguards are super easy to fit to your frame and offer a good amount of coverage for you and your frame. Simple fastenings make fitting and removal quick which is great if you want one set of mudguards for multiple bikes.

You can usually fit clip-on mudguards to road bikes with minimal clearance such as race bikes.

MTB style mudguards

Mostly fitted to mountain bikes, these mudguards are designed to mount to your downtube or fork crown and clamped to the seatpost. They're ideal for any bike with suspension and will fit to almost any frame design. Simple attachment means these guards are quick to fit and remove. These mudguards will offer limited protection compared to the other two types, but they will stop much of the spray.  

How to choose a compatible mudguard?

Check your wheel size and tyre width

When buying a mudguard you'll have to choose one that will fit your wheel size and cover the width of your tyre.

You can find both these figures on the sidewall of your tyre. You will see a combination of digits such as 700x32 or 27.5x2.40. The first digit is your wheel diameter (size) and the second digit is tyre width. Road bikes are measured in millimeters while mountain bikes are measure in inches. 

Check your brake clearance (full length mudguards) 

There should be a 20mm gap between the top of your tyre and the mudguard and about 5mm either side. Most standard road caliper brakes offer up to around 40mm while deep drop (also known as long drop) brakes have arms over 55mm to allow room for mudguards. 

Depending on the thickness of your tyre, your brake arms may have to extend 50mm or over to reach the braking rim. 

What if my bike has suspension?  

You can't bolt a mudguard onto the apex of a suspension fork like you can a rigid one. You'll want to make sure the mudguard doesn't touch your wheel when the fork is fully compressed. 

If you have a full suspension MTB you're main concern isn't likely getting wet and muddy. If you run a dropper post you won't want the mudguard clamp getting in the way, so it's best to avoid having a mudguard. 

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