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Swingarm protector for Orange 5

NikBNikB Posts: 243
edited June 2008 in MTB general
Just got a Race Face swingarm protector but unfortunately it's no good as the shape of the swingarm means it doesn't fit well and it rubs on the tyre. Does anyone know of any that fit?
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  • I've just got a new 5 SE, I've stuck a lizard skin chainstay sticker on the bottom edge of the swing arm, it has prevented any damage so far, if you use the carbon leather one, it deadens the sound too!
  • zero303zero303 Posts: 1,162
    I use Helicopter tape on mine!
  • NikBNikB Posts: 243
    I have put the B&Q equivalent of copter tape on there and it's gone through it after 1 ride. I've also noticed today that there's some scratches on the frame which have come from travelling in the back of my car. And I've lost the front brake bleed valve cover - ho hum!
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  • zero303zero303 Posts: 1,162
    Ahhh, my REAL 'copter tape has lasted 1000 miles so far and is only pealing on one corner cause I cocked up the application...
  • NikBNikB Posts: 243
    Maybe I should buy some of the proper stuff then, where did you buy it from?
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  • Andy BAndy B Posts: 8,115
    Just Riding Along does the proper stuff
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  • Sir HCSir HC Posts: 20,148
    Velcro (the fluffy side), and stick it to the underside of the swingarm. Looks far nicer than a chainstay cover.
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  • AndymtbAndymtb Posts: 36
    I've used 'helicopter' tape on my chainstay with no problems.

    On my frame the gear cable has rubbed down to the metal. So I put some 'helicopter' tape on it but after two rides it's gone straight through it. Anybody else having the same problem? Any solutions?
  • AndymtbAndymtb Posts: 36
    I've used 'helicopter' tape on my chainstay with no problems.

    On my frame the gear cable has rubbed down to the metal. So I put some 'helicopter' tape on it but after two rides it's gone straight through it. Anybody else having the same problem? Any solutions?
  • Andy BAndy B Posts: 8,115
    Proper helicopter tape doesn't rub through, well I've not seen it rub through ;)
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  • AndymtbAndymtb Posts: 36
    Never trust Ebay... :?
  • grantwaygrantway Posts: 1,430
    Put carbon patches under the cables to prevent rubbing
  • LordBanksLordBanks Posts: 358
    Old innertubes, abit Ghetto, but it works fine on my bike.
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