It is fitted as close as possible to the knobbly bits for optimum 'muck' catching. It can be used on your 26in or 29er It protects your fork stanchions and brace from getting caked, reducing the need for cleaning and servicing. Uses hook and loop straps to attach to the brace and stanchions, so it's easy to fit and take off. It's compatible with all forward and double sus brace designs. It can be used as a rear shock guard on some full sus arrangements.