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OnlineDavid.

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    Rear Mudguard Extender
    « on: 2021-01-03 15:17:56 »
    Is a rear mudguard extender worth having or just an ornament and somewhere to put a GB sticker, https://www.motorworks.co.uk/vlive/Shop/Parts.php?T=6&Q=MUA94184

    https://www.gerritspeek.nl/motor/fotos/r1200rt_smalle-kofferdeksels-1.jpg
    Rear Mudguard Extender


    (Interesting, this Camhead has city lids fitted to the side cases).
    « Last Edit: 2021-01-03 15:22:52 by David. »

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      Re: Rear Mudguard Extender
      « Reply #1 on: 2021-01-03 17:23:07 »
      LCs come with them as standard, so have always had one :)

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        Re: Rear Mudguard Extender
        « Reply #2 on: 2021-01-03 17:43:12 »
        The Wethead & Shifthead RT mudguard extenders look like a well kept secret, http://carandrider.com/2015/05/25/free-rear-fender-extender-for-2014-2015-bmw-r1200rtw/
        not even mentioned in the Rider's Manual.

        However, they do seem to have a practical function in helping to keep the panniers, top case and fender cleaner than without,

        or,

        just the job for that nationality sticker.

        « Last Edit: 2021-01-03 17:58:39 by David. »

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          Re: Rear Mudguard Extender
          « Reply #3 on: 2021-01-03 20:37:50 »
          Worth having, it keeps a lot of crap off the back of the top box area. I made a mud flap/extender out of an old recycle bin lid which works well also.
          The GS 'is' the better bike :-)

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            Re: Rear Mudguard Extender
            « Reply #4 on: 2021-01-03 22:09:52 »
            On the Camhead or Hexhead, the mudguard extender is designed to be adjustable.

            This photo shows the extender pulled down 1 or 2 notches.



            IMO, when fully deployed, they look a bit naff, although do have a practical purpose.

            https://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f360/mneblett/R12RT/trunkrearsmall.jpg
            Rear Mudguard Extender


            Does anyone bother to adjust the amount of extention depending on the weather/road conditions.



            « Last Edit: 2021-01-04 13:50:10 by David. »

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              Re: Rear Mudguard Extender
              « Reply #5 on: 2021-01-05 20:43:44 »
              I just leave mind extended fully, all of the time.  Anything that keeps the muck off  (or reduces it) is a good thing, in my book.  It only goes back up, when the rear wheel needs to come out.


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              Old Foxy