Cane Creek Helm Mark II Coil Sprung Fork

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The original Helm fork impressed many riders with its stiff chassis, supportive feel, and a host of innovative features. It was a fork that liked it rough and performed best at high speeds under hard-charging riders. 

The Mark II retains many of the great features of the original Helm, but Cane Creek has tweaked, tuned, and improved the damper and internals to create a fork with the ideal balance of buttery smoothness and support. 

The fork is available in both air and coil sprung versions. You are currently looking at the coil-sprung fork.

Features
  • Lighter compression tune to improve sensitivity 
  • New SKF low friction seals
  • 2.5wt Motorex damper oil with 11% lower viscosity 
Who this for? The Helm is best suited for Trail/All Mountain riding and Enduro racing.

Spring type: This fork uses a coil spring. 55 lb Lightweight Coil Spring included from factory
35-45-55-65 lbs/in springs will be available aftermarket

Wheel size compatibility: Available in options to suit 29/27.5+ and 27.5" wheels.

Weight: 2340g (29 Coil)

Fork offset
  • 29/27.5+ is available in 51mm and 44mm offset options.
  • 27.5" is available in 44mm offset only.
Axle to crown height: Measured at 160mm (varies according to set length of travel)
  • 29/27.5+: 573mm
  • 27.5": 553mm
Max tyre width:
  • 29/27.5+: 2.5"
  • 27.5": 3.0"
Suspension travel amount:
  • 29/27.5+: Internally adjustable between 130mm and 160mm 
  • 27.5": Internally adjustable between 130mm and 170mm 
Compression damper style technologies / adjustments: The MKII features a new compression and mid-valve circuit for increased support and control. A new SKF oil seal head and lighter weight damper oil reduce friction and provide a more supple ride-feel.
  • High-speed compression (10 clicks)
  • Low-speed compression (17 clicks)
Rebound damper technologies / adjustments
  • Low-speed rebound (10 clicks)
Travel adjustability: Travel is internally adjustable in 10mm increments by adding or removing travel spacers. 2 Travel spacers included

Stanchion diameter: 35mm

Axle size and style: The fork uses Cane Creek's "D-Loc" axle system. 15mm Bolt-on thru-axle. 15mm x 110 BOOST spacing

Steerer tube standard: Standard 1.5" to 1 1 1/8" taper 

Brake mount style: (and size): 180mm post mount

Brake rotor compatibility (minimum / maximum):
  • Minimum: 180mm
  • Maximum: Not stated.
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Gloss Black
29 Inch
160mm
15x110mm Boost
Bolt Up
44mm
Tapered 1 1-8-1.5 Inch
2020
$‎1,600.00 $‎1,349.95
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Gloss Black
29 Inch
160mm
15x110mm Boost
Bolt Up
51mm
Tapered 1 1-8-1.5 Inch
2020
$‎1,600.00 $‎1,058.95
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Reviews

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Set and forget - get on ride

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I'm a set and forget kind of rider. Simple? Feels good? Easy to work on? Yes, yes and yes. I really dislike buying this shaft and this rod to customize the travel. Honestly, I hate working out this 'S' model gives you this and getting 'X' model gives you this. I mean come on...

I can move this fork from a 130mm to 160mm bike when I upgrade. Feel like changing the geometry and running 'non' stock numbers on your bike? Don't worry, don't need to buy anything extra. Damper upgrade? Nope it's got the best one. Don't want the best one? Don't touch the extra dial.

Now, don't get me wrong I had to buy a different coil spring. That's the only negative I believe for coil suspension. I deducted a star for that. The ribbon coil came with 3 springs choices! Come one cane creek...

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Set and forget - get on ride

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I'm a set and forget kind of rider. Simple? Feels good? Easy to work on? Yes, yes and yes. I really dislike buying this shaft and this rod to customize the travel. Honestly, I hate working out this 'S' model gives you this and getting 'X' model gives you this. I mean come on...

I can move this fork from a 130mm to 160mm bike when I upgrade. Feel like changing the geometry and running 'non' stock numbers on your bike? Don't worry, don't need to buy anything extra. Damper upgrade? Nope it's got the best one. Don't want the best one? Don't touch the extra dial.

Now, don't get me wrong I had to buy a different coil spring. That's the only negative I believe for coil suspension. I deducted a star for that. The ribbon coil came with 3 springs choices! Come one cane creek...

Specifications

ItemBarcode
Gloss Black - 29 Inch - 160mm - 15x110mm Boost - Bolt Up - 44mm - Tapered 1 1-8-1.5 Inch - 2020840226099644
Gloss Black - 29 Inch - 160mm - 15x110mm Boost - Bolt Up - 51mm - Tapered 1 1-8-1.5 Inch - 2020840226098661

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