The Enabler is a 29er Snow or backcountry backpacking bicycle fork.This fork has aTon of fork clearance. Run your Surly Endomorph or LarryTires.The Enabler also features back ofThe leg bosses for water bottle cages, as well as braze- ons for racks, fenders, or low riders. Stainless steel fork dropouts Salsa Classico CroMoly 1 1/8”Threadless steerer Clearance for 80mm rims and Surly Endomorph and LarryTires ISO discTabs, disc only 468mm axleTo crown Double eyelet dropout for racks an
Strengths: A well made, strong fork. The dropouts are stainless steel so corrosion and paint damage caused by QR teeth is not an issue. The black paint has a deep lustre and is tough. This fork has multiple attachment points for racks and mudguards, making it a more attractive proposition than a lot of other rigid forks.
Weaknesses: It's disc brake specific. The only hub guaranteed to fit perfectly is the Enabler hub, which while very good, is also on the expensive side. You can have any colour you like as long as it's black. The Enabler fork is on the heavy side.
As long as the Front Enabler hub is used, a fat front wheel or a standard 29er wheel can be fitted. It provides a stout front end, which has improved handling on my Singular Swift. It might only be available in black, but this fork goes with every colour scheme. The Enabler fork might be regarded as overkill when not running a fat wheel the majority of the time, but I REGRET NOTHING!!
Anybody transforming their ride to a snow bike in the winter via the salsa Enabler fork? Any pics? This seems like an expensive project. I'd like to know if anyone did it for under $300.
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