Welcome to the wBW Motorcycle Shock Absorbers and Suspension Page, with reviews, information and tech articles on choosing, buying and installing motorcycle suspension parts.
wBW Motorcycle Suspension Articles: Wilbers Electronic Suspension Review! | Installing Progressive Fork Springs | Installing Convertibars handlebar risers | Removing forks and changing fork oil; uses a Triumph Thunderbird Sport as the test bike | Raising the fork tubes in a motorcycle's triple clamp can help speed up the steering on many bikes; this article explains how to do it | See the wBW review article on installing a Progressive Suspension shock absorber
Motorcycle Shock Absorbers: Fournales makes shocks and suspension parts for BMW and other motorcycles | Hagon makes some nice shock absorbers and motorcycle suspension components at relatively reasonable prices; available for most motorcycle models from 1952 on | Öhlins shocks (and other Öhlins products) can be ordered online at Wim Kroon's Öhlins Shop | Works Performance Products - makers of Works Shocks | Progressive Suspension has all sorts of springs and shocks; they also carry a mini air pump for air adjustable suspensions | Koni shocks for bikes are no longer available; they are now made under the Ikon name | An interesting Italian website (with English) that lists performance parts, Öhlins and Hyperpro shock and fork part numbers and prices | Race Tech has many motorcycle suspension parts and some good technical info; they are famous for their cartridge emulators | Hagon shocks available at Dave Quinn Motorcycles | MDI Shocks are very inexpensive replacement shock absorbers for older motorcycles | Moto Joe supposedly carries Öhlins, Works and Fox shocks | Penske Racing Shocks are used by many racers in Formula 1, motorcycle racing, drag racing and more; the shocks are custom made and completely rebuildable | Technoflex (Netherlands) | Wilbers Products GmbH manufactures shock absorbers and suspension components for many different motorcycle brands | YSS Shocks and Racing Suspension make some nice-looking external reservoir shocks for many different motorcycle applications; claimed by some to be equivalent to Wilbers but much less expensive
Motorcycle Suspension: Aftershocks rebuilds motorcycle shock absorbers and suspensions; they also have parts for many different brands of shocks, including Works Shocks, Öhlins, White Brothers, Eibach and more | Bitubo suspension and forks available from Zion Motorsport Supplies (UK); these are road and race suspension systems and steering dampers for over 20 different motorcycle makes and models | Elka Suspension manufactures racing shocks and custom-built shocks in Canada | GP Suspension forks, shocks and motorcycle suspension | K-Tech Suspension products at Bazzaz Performance | Lindemann Engineering sells shocks, suspension parts and makes custom suspensions for race and street bikes | Maxton Suspension in the U.K. has custom built shocks; also ride height adjusters and forks; they also specialize in Buell shocks | Motorbike Suspension Bible has lots of good information and photos on motorcycle suspension technology, geometry and setup | The Moto Professor's motorcycle suspension setup page has information and links on setting up a suspension; focused on motocross and off-road motorcycles, but useful information with many tech and installation articles with photos | Reactive Suspension (U.K.) carries Penske and Öhlins racing shocks and forks and specializes in motorcycle suspension and setup; they also carry shock warmers, steering dampers, spring compressors and more | Traxxion Dynamics motorcycle suspension specialists
Fork Springs: Sonic Springs has fork oil, springs of all different types and a spring calculator to help determine the best fit for your motorcycle
Motorcycle Air Suspension: Installing an air suspension system on a cruiser | Review of Progressive Suspension air ride shock on a Gold Wing touring bike | Air assisted shock absorbers for motorcycles available at J.C. Whitney
Motorcycle Suspension Setup: Suspension Tuning Guide at Sport Rider | Suspension settings for many sportbikes | Sport Rider also has a nice selection of articles about motorcycle suspension setup, including information about cartridge forks, damping, and other information on setting up a motorcycle | Nice site by Shaun Pallister with instructions on motorcycle suspension setup and information on steering geometry | Suspension setup guide using the Suzuki TL/TR series of bikes | How to change motorcycle fork springs | Tony Foale on interesting and unique types of motorcycle suspensions | A nice article by the British Motorcycle Racing Club (BMRC) on suspension setup with good info on problems and causes | Here's a six-part article on setting up a motorcycle suspension
Motorcycle Suspension Technology: Interesting article on alternative suspension systems: "Motorcycle front suspension systems: Traditional problems and alternative solutions" by Gen M. Kanai with information on John Britten's designs | Basic suspension setup explaining rebound, compression and preload | Detailed motorcycle suspension set up guide and tips | Appendix of Suspension Terminology by Eric Gorr | Many articles on suspension tuning, including Fork Tuning, Measuring Static Race Sag, Cartridge vs. Damping Rod Forks and more | Basic rules for suspension tuning | Sport Rider Suspension Tuning Guide | "History of Motorcycle Suspension" | Motorcycle Suspension Systems technical article comparing various types of motorcycle designs, with bibliography | Aligning wheels, setting front and rear suspension, suspension adjustments and more | Motorcycle Steering Geometry by Tony Foale | Motorcycle rake and trail basics explained | Article explaining motorcycle trail | Another article explaining rake and trail
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