Are Progressive shocks any good?

Are Progressive shocks any good?

Performance and comfort. Absolutely, the Progressive 412 shocks yield an improved ride over OEM shocks. While the improvement isn’t as mind-blowing as Progressive’s premium 444 shocks, the improvement in ride quality is more than noticeable for what is, at heart, Progressive’s entry-level shocks.

Where are progressive motorcycle shocks made?

Progressive Suspension got its start in 1982 and is headquartered in California. It’s the largest manufacturer of aftermarket suspension parts in the United States.

How do progressive shocks work?

The idea makes some sense: progressive springs being softer for smaller bumps and preventing bottoming out by becoming firmer as they compress. The spring is too easily compressed at first, making the bike front (or rear) go down more easily, returning back more slowly in the “top” range of shock absorber movement.

What is the best suspension brand?

Hands down one of the best suspension brands on the US market today, BILSTEIN has become synonymous with top quality and high performance….Premier Suspension Brands with the Best Ratings

  • Bilstein.
  • Eibach.
  • KW Suspensions.
  • Koni.
  • Air Lift.
  • Skyjacker.
  • KYB.
  • GReddy.

What is the difference between linear and progressive springs?

Straight Springs – aka Linear springs, have a spring rate that is consistent along the entire length of the spring as it is compressed. Progressive springs on the other hand, have a spring rate that increases or changes with the compression of the spring.

What is Progressive Suspension MTB?

With Non-Linear (“progressive”) suspension the amount of effort does not increase at a steady pace- instead it increases slowly at the beginning of the stroke, and much more rapidly near the bottom of the stroke.

Are Progressive shocks adjustable?

All of Progressive Suspension’s shocks are Preload Adjustable. An obvious solution is an adjustment on the shock that allows the rider to quickly set up his shocks to match his bike/rider weight combination.