Crud RaceGuard Rear Mudguard
- Lightweight rear mud guard attatches to seat post
- Available in black or clear.
Updating the Race Guard was never going to be easy. It had served Crud well for 11 years, and was still the market leader. Basic market research showed that the update had to include a fast-fitting, simple fixing system. It took about 2 weeks to come up with the one-bolt solution. After 3 months of tweaking and prototyping Crud were ready to start the tooling. Last time Crud shaped a prototype, they cut up a surfboard blank, and got the basic shape of the mudguard with the help of a local boardshaper. Technology has moved on. This time, we prototyped about 25 models at every stage of development, with a Stereo lithographic RP Machine. More fun, super-accurate, and vastly more expensive. But Crud couldn’t have designed the ‘09 range without it.