Cane Creek Helm MKII Air 29" - AURORA Limited Edition

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HELM AIR MKII 29"- AURORA Limited Edition (100 total produced) 

Helm MKII Aurora are hand-painted using the Saran Texture Method to give each fork its own unique pattern. The color changing paint transitions from gold to green to bronze, depending on the light. This color and texture combination bears a striking resemblance to the Aurora Borealis – a spellbinding natural light phenomenon, witnessed at high latitudes in Winter.   

Helm MKII’s include a newly designed damper featuring a new compression and mid-valve circuit for increased support and control while a new SKF oil seal head and 2.5-weight damper oil reduce friction and provide a more supple ride feel. 

All Helm MKII forks are easily travel-adjusted at home. 

Don’t wait – Helm MKII Aurora is available in extremely limited quantities, in stock now! 

*Helm MKII Aurora is not eligible for the MTB Package deal.


Tuning your suspension starts with dialing in your spring.  The independent positive and negative air chambers – along with the self contained indexed volume adjustment system allow all Helm air forks to be set up for any rider and any style.  

The Helm MKII air spring has a redesigned air piston which increases air volumes and reduces friction, greatly improving traction and suppleness on trail.   The threadless seal head and manual negative air charge button designs allow for easy travel setting adjustments and the ability to properly set up riders of all different sizes and abilities. 

  • Indexed Air Volume Adjustment (No tokens) 
  • 30psi Minimum Operating Pressure
  • Tunable Negative Air Spring
  • Internally Travel Adjustable 


    Every single Helm fork is designed, built, inspected, tested and packed by a dedicated team of suspension professionals at our facility in Fletcher, North Carolina. Our suspension team’s attention to detail is illustrated in our three step Dyno testing, ensuring that our hand built products reach high standards of precision and performance.

    This process includes: 

    • Individual Damper Assemblies compression and rebound verification.
    • Helm Chassis validation of the spring and damper
    • Final hand dyno to ensure quality and supple feel.

    Additional information


    2080 grams


    High Speed Compression, Low Speed Compression, Low Speed Rebound


    High speed compression (10 positions)
    Low speed compression (17 positions)
    Low speed rebound (10 positions)
    Independent positive air spring
    Independent negative air spring
    Indexed travel adjust system (8 positions)


    Double-Air spring system. High volume positive and negative air springs

    Stanchion Diameter


    Minimum Brake Rotor Size

    180mm. *If you are using a Hope Tech brake on a Helm fork, you will need to use a 200mm rotor with appropriate adapter.


    Optimized for 130-160mm of travel

    Travel Adjustments

    Internal, 10mm Increments (160mm down to 130mm)

    2 Travel spacers included

    Axel / Spacing / Offset

    "D-Loc" 15mm Bolt-on thru axle / 15mm x 110 BOOST spacing / 51mm and 44mm

    Max Tire Size

    64mm wide by 749mm tall (29) / 75mm wide by 739mm tall (27.5+)