Lauf TR29 forks video review

Game changer… or having a Lauf?

Designed for cross-country and marathon racing, Lauf’s distinctive TR29 fork uses leaf springs rather than traditional dampening to offer 60mm of travel for loose-surface buzz removal.

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Constructed from carbon fibre with glass fibre leaf springs, the TR29s come in at 990g – around 500g less than most regular cross country suspension forks – and are available only for 29in wheels.

There’s no adjustment on the fork itself – Lauf says 60mm of travel means it’s unnecessary – but the TR29s come in two flavours, one for riders over 65kg, one for riders under 70kg.

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In this video, What Mountain Bike technical editor Tom Marvin gives his thoughts on this unique Icelandic design.

What mountain bike’s tom marvin reviews the lauf tr29 forks