Back in March, we talked about the comeback that chromoly race forks were experiencing in the race community. Now with more and more people switching to chromoly forks, it seems like the a trend is starting to develop towards chromoly race frames.
That’s beginning to change.
In a recent Vintage BMX forum thread, a reader was showing off his SSquared chromoly cruiser prototype frame and said,
Now that they made this first cromo frame for me; I think it has reenergized their desire to do a full cromo run.
Which is pretty compelling when you consider that SSquared is one of the more popular race companies at the moment…they obviously think there is a market for these frames.
Other big names in the race community, like Supercross and MCS have also had cromo frames in their lineups for some time now (the Bolt and Speedfreak respectively) despite the widespread use of aluminum frames in the race community.
Looks like we might have a cro-mo resurgence on our hands in the next few years. I for one am kinda looking forward to it.