Motorcycle Suspension Buyer's Guide

Black Sunshine Customs Narrow Springer
$995

The new Springer from Black Sunshine Customs measures 3 1/2-inches between the legs and 6 inches from the outside. Its legs are made from 1 1/4-inch Chromoly tubing and features pressed-in oil impregnated bushings in the rockers. You will need to run a spool front wheel with this frontend. Sizes are available from 2 inches under stock to 16 inches over stock.
Black Sunshine Customs
(217) 433-8745
www.blacksunshinecustom.com


Burly Slammer Kit
$299.95

With Burly's Slammer Kit you get front and rear suspension setups for one low price. Included are 10 1/2-inch shocks for the rear, and a drop-in spring kit that lowers the frontend without having to disassemble the fork. You simply remove the fork tube caps and drop in the new springs. Done and done!
Burly Brand
(888) 367-1871
www.burlybrand.com


Custom Cycle Control Systems SAS
$1,649

The Simplified Air Suspension system from CCCS raises and lowers your rearend with the push of a button. You can add air pressure to improve the ride in rough road conditions, and you can also adjust ride height during installation. Just mount it in your Softail or custom motorcycle, and you're ready to go.
Custom Cycle Control Systems
(866) 438-2129
www.customcyclecontrols.com


Alloy Art Shock Kits with compressor
$1,499

Looking for an air ride system for your Touring Model Harley-Davidson? The Alloy Art Air Over Gas Performance Shock Kits from Drag Specialties might be just what you're looking for. You get two Bilstein shocks with Firestone air bags, Alloy Art's air compressor kit, custom wire harness with micro toggle switch, pressure gauge, all hardware/brackets, air lines, and complete installation instructions.
Drag Specialties
www.dragspecialties.com


Eurocomponents 3-D Xtrm Fork
$4,856.59

The Xtrm frontend is CNC machined with a manufacturing process that cuts billet aluminum with variable curving radiuses (3-D machining). The triple trees are 10.63 inches wide (center to center) and come with +5 degrees of built-in rake. They fit most aftermarket and stock Softail frames, but a specific version is also available for V-rods.
**Eurocomponents
(386) 236-1210
[www.eurocomponentsusa.com


Harley-Davidson XR1200 Suspension Kit
$1,499.95

The kit includes a set of adjustable Showa Big Piston Front (BPF) forks and eliminates many of the internal components of a standard cartridge-type fork resulting in a lighter-weight front suspension. Also included is two Showa rear shock absorbers with 36mm pistons and piggy-back, nitrogen-charged reservoirs. Compression is adjusted with a knob on the reservoir, while rebound damping is adjusted with a thumb wheel on the lower clevis. The kit fits '08-later Harley-Davidson XR1200 models.
Harley-Davidson
(800) 443-2153
www.harley-davidson.com


J&P; Cycles Ultra Ride Stabilizing System
$399.99

Bagger wobble is frightening. Don't be scared to ride fast anymore with Ultra Ride's new system. The kit connects the powertrain to the frame by adding stabilizing links, allowing the drivetrain to move freely in a forward motion, and eliminating the feeling of it moving from side-to-side. It fits '93-08 FLT models.
J&P; Cycles
(800) 397-4844
www.jpcycles.com


Johnny's Custom Shop Jon Doe Frontend
$1,955.50

The Jon Doe single-spring frontend is available in narrow and mid glide applications in lengths of 2 inches under to 8 inches over. It includes a 3/4-inch axle and installation hardware. A headlight mount is also available.
Johnny's Custom Shop
(956) 687-4256
www.johnnyscustom.com

Paughco Narrow Springer
$1,780.95

Paughco's Narrow Springer is available in lengths from stock to 20 inches over, and includes tapered oval rear legs, straight front legs, 3/4-inch forged steel rockers with composite bushings, and stems for use with 7/8-inch or 1-inch necks. The overall width of the Springer measures 7 inches and the inside width measures 5 inches.
Paughco
(775) 246-5738
www.paughco.com


Platinum Air Suspension Evo Bleed Feed Kit
$1,250

Made for '86-99 Evo Softails, the Bleed Feed kit from Platinum Air Suspension allows you to control the ride height and rebound. It includes two air cylinders machined from 6061 T-6 billet aluminum, the rods and end caps are machined from stainless steel, a stainless steel splashguard complete with air-control valve assembly fastened to it, and a DOT approved 1/4-inch line and fitting, plus switch harness, air compressor, hardware and line cutter.
Platinum Air Suspension
(562) 941-2451
www.platinumairsuspension.com


Progressive Suspension Air Dragger Shocks
Contact for Price

PSI's Air Dragger system combines a machined aluminum air chamber, velocity sensitive, multi-stage valving, and an internal progressive rate coil spring. The chrome shock bodies mount to all late-model Touring bikes and are powered by an optional compressor unit available separately that velcros into the back of a saddlebag. Also, you can adjust the ride height up to 2 inches on the fly.
Progressive Suspension
(877) 690-7411
www.progressivesuspension.com


Storz/Ceriani Forks
Contact For Price

This frontend is a cartridge damping system that features progressively wound chrome silicone fork springs, a built-in lowering kit, concealed axle ends, all in true one-piece billet lower legs. It will fit Softail, Dyna, V-Rod, and Sportster applications, and it's available in black or chrome finish to accept the OE wheel, fender, brakes, and handlebar mounts.
Storz Performance
(805) 641-9540
www.storzperf.com


True-Track
$419

The True-Track is the original suspension stabilizer for Touring models and it prevents rear steer (bagger wobble). The new system was made to fit '09 H-D Touring models and it's made of billet aluminum and comes with stainless steel mounting hardware and features a reinforced cross member bracket for stability.
True-Track
(818) 623-0697
www.track-true.com


Ricor Intiminator
$298.94

The Intiminator sits on top of your stock damper rod in your 39mm, 41mm, or 49mm fork tubes and forces the oil through high-quality deflected discs found in top of the line shock absorbers. When the front tire hits a bump the inertia of that bump opens the inertia valve instantly, allowing for a faster response. It claims to increase stability, cornering ability, and smoothness over bumps.
Ricor Racing Shocks
www.ricorshocks.com


Suspension Technologies D-Tech Shocks
Starting at $490

For you Dyna owners that are thinking about getting some new shocks, give Suspension Technologies a shot with its new D-Tech lineup. Available in 11, 12, and 13-inch lengths, the shocks fit 1991-2010 Harley Dynas. Each set of shocks are assembled by hand, feature adjustable preload, and come finished in your choice of black, chrome, or black and chrome.
Suspension Technologies
(813) 658-9354
www.suspensiontechnologies.com


Keino Cycles Springer
Contact for Price

The Keino (Kay-No) Springer is made from Chromoly tuning in the legs, and features needle bearing rocker arms and a spherical bearing and brass bushing for smooth spring operation. The bottom tree has a provision for internal fork stop installation and can be used with a stock style inline top tree for a variety of bar setups. The bottom dimensions are the same as a 39mm narrow glide setup and the Springer comes in raw metal, chrome, or powdercoat finishes.
Keino Cycles
(718) 858-5767
www.keinocycles.com