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post #1 of 18 Old 04-26-2017, 05:38 AM Thread Starter
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Unhappy Rear mud guard.

Hi, hope someone is able to help me here.

Purchased my 2015 NM4 a few weeks ago but have been unable to ride it due to having
a motorcycle accident the day before and have been hospitalised for several days.

Anyway,i'm out now and the bike is sitting out there waiting for my recovery....God,it's
frustrating!

Got my friend to give it a run with my wife as pillion today though and as soon as they reached
the end of the street the heavens opened. They only rode about a mile and came back.

It's the 2015 (no panniers model)and when my wife got in she was covered in mud and rain
from the road...Very easy to see why as there's no rear guard.

Presumably every one else riding the same model is experiencing the exact same problem.
Is there any solution to this? Can't believe that such a great bike could have such a glaring
design fault.

Any comments on this would be gratefully received.

Thanks.
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My solution was to mount a trunk over the passenger location. That blocks all the kickup. But yea, I have to do a bit of cleaning when the weather isn't nice. I have a 1/4 mile gravel driveway, so I know what you mean by mud.

I wonder if one of those rear hugger fender things might work. I did add an Extenda-Fenda to the front to try to cut down on the kickup that coats the underside of the bike. Works pretty well.

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Brilliant,

thanks for your swift reply. Will definitely look into both ideas.

With regard to the rear wheel 'splash up' problem,i was thinking
that ideally a piece of tinted (dark) plexi glass to block the gap
would be good. Making it secure though may prove difficult.

Thanks again. Much appreciated.
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Well, as you know, when the back seat is up and being used as a backrest the driver does not have a problem with the mud. So the simple solution is to put the seat up and teach your wife to ride and then buy yourself a second NM4
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teach your wife to ride and then buy yourself a second NM4
I second that idea!
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Can't see that happening,but thanks!
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Went by Madstad and got a shield for my new bike. Asked them about a custom fit product to fill the hole in the fender. Contact them and tell them your are interested too. They took some measurements and pics from my bike to look at making one.
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