Hot Pink is what your MTB Valentine wanted this year

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Need some colour in your mountain bike life? Well... (Photo: CaneCreek)
Need some colour in your mountain bike life? Well... (Photo: CaneCreek)
  • Mountain bike forks are usually black. But why not pink?
  • One of the world’s best suspension brands, revealed a Valentine’s Day colourway, for its most popular fork.
  • And nothing will grab attention at the trailhead, quite like this Cane Creek fork.

Whatever you got the mountain biker in your life for Valentine’s Day, we can assure you – it wasn’t what they wanted.

For Valentine’s Day 2022, what mountain bikers the world over wanted, was some hot pink suspension. Specifically, we refer to Cane Creek’s special edition hot pink Helm fork. Created as a Valentine's Day deal. 

Cane Creek assembles all its Helm forks in North Carolina. These are high-performance mountain bike suspension components, designed to help riders retain control when speeding down the most demanding terrain.

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You can have sweets and a hot pink fork. What a sweet deal. (Photo: CaneCreek)

Pink is always on-trend

There is a lot of pink in cycling. The vivid colour helps many pro teams distinguish themselves in the racing peloton. But Cane Creek takes it further. It makes pink, functional.

With 160mm of travel, the Helm fork is ideal for enduro riders. No matter how steep or technical the trail, your Valentine’s Day person will feel more confident descending it – with their front wheel bolted into a hot pink Helm fork.

Ordinarily, Cane Creek produces the Helm for both the 27.5- and 29" wheel sizes. But this Valentine’s Day edition is only available as a 29er.

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It might look like a fashion statement, but the Cane Creek Helm fork, is one of the best in the business. (Photo: CaneCreek)

All the dials you'd want to turn - as an obsessive mountain biker

The Helm fork has an abundance of adjustability. It can be set-up, for any rider size - or terrain type. 

There are ten positions of high-speed compression and low-speed rebound, supported by seventeen positions of low-speed compression. For those mountain bikers who love tinkering with their suspension settings, the Cane Creek Helm fork is a dream bit of kit, to have.

But what if your Valentine’s mountain bike frame is not suited to a 160mm fork? Fear not. The Cane Creek Helm hot pink fork can be adjusted by 10mm increments, down to 130mm. It should work a treat on most modern trail bikes, at 130mm of suspension travel.

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The hot pink limited edition fork, featuring an integrated fender, to keep trail debris from being flung-up, into your face. (Photo: CaneCreek)

This mountain bike fashion statement - is going to be rare 

Cane Creek has distributed very limited numbers of these hot pink Helm forks, among its global dealers. And you can be sure, they will become very collectable in future - but remain a rare sight, out on the trail.

Red mountain bike components might make you go faster. But pink mountain bike components, are a sign that somebody loves you.

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