Components - Bicycle Bash Guards

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Bicycle bash guards, also known as chain guards or chain stay protectors, are not typically branded products from specific companies. They are relatively simple accessories designed to protect the chain stay area of the bicycle frame from chain slap and debris.

However, some bicycle frame manufacturers and aftermarket component brands do offer proprietary or universal bash guards as part of their product lineups. Here are some relevant brands that manufacture or provide bicycle bash guards:

  • RaceFace
  • OneUp Components
  • e*thirteen
  • MRP
  • Zeroda
  • Bear Bash Guards
  • Bionicon
  • Crank Brothers
  • Chromag
  • Trek
  • Specialized
  • Santa Cruz
  • Yeti
  • Pivot
  • Ibis
  • Norco
  • Rocky Mountain
  • Transition
  • Commencal
  • Nukeproof

Brands like RaceFace, OneUp Components, e*thirteen, and MRP are well-known for their aftermarket bash guards, often designed to fit a wide range of bicycle frames and offer additional protection against chain drops and rock strikes.

Zeroda and Bear Bash Guards specialize in producing high-quality, durable bash guards made from various materials like nylon, carbon fiber, and aluminum.

Some frame manufacturers, such as Trek, Specialized, Santa Cruz, Yeti, Pivot, Ibis, Norco, Rocky Mountain, Transition, Commencal, and Nukeproof, offer proprietary bash guards specifically designed for their frame models, ensuring a perfect fit and integration.

While not a major product category, bash guards are essential accessories for mountain bikers and cyclists who ride in rugged terrain, as they provide valuable protection for the frame and components. These brands cater to the demand for reliable and compatible bash guard solutions.