Cracked fork (chrome-plated steel)
This was the left leg of a Spinner ca. 1999 fork as used on the Gold Rush at that time. I bought this fork used because I like the steering and handling of the Gold Rush with this fork. I don't know how many miles it had on it, but I was told that it was "not many". I got about 3500 miles on it before I discovered the crack during my normal inspection. The crack is clean at the rear of the fork leg where the material is under the greatest tension. It probably propagated in an instant. But, the ends of the cracks are propagating more slowly as can be seen by their jagged look.