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I am trying to fit this mudguard to my mountain bike but the instructions are not clear. It shows the alignment of the screw going through the mudguard (from the bottom) into the expander, then going into the fork - but there is no pre-set screw hole and you can hardle make that hole with an allen key?

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The product type and model isn't coming through but if it has an expander it's probably intended to be inserted up the bottom of the steerer tube.

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