Salsa Cromoto 29er fork review

For new and old-school steel purists

Our rating 
4.5 out of 5 star rating 4.5
GBP £70.00 RRP
Salsa Cromoto 29er fork

Our review

Almost without a doubt, the best value fixed-blade fork around
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The 29er version of Salsa’s straight-blade Cromoto steel fork is 465mm long (axle to lower head race) and has disc brake bosses. It’s designed to replace a 100mm-travel suspension fork.

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If you want a shorter fork, Salsa offer two other options that will accept a 29in wheel: a 445mm disc-only version and a 425mm disc and (removable) cantilever boss version.

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Many riders will be tempted by the lower weight of the carbon composite forks, but the three who tried this thought it offered a comfier ride than most carbon rigid forks by absorbing more trail chatter.

Product Specifications


Name Name, 0, 10, Name, Cromoto 29er fork (11)
Brand Brand, 0, 20, Brand, Salsa

Weight (g) Weight (g), 2, 0, Weight (g), 1093
Wheel Type Wheel Type, 2, 0, Wheel Type, Mountain
Wheel Size Wheel Size, 2, 0, Wheel Size, 29
Crown to Axle Length Crown to Axle Length, 2, 0, Crown to Axle Length, 465
Material Material, 2, 0, Material, Steel