Who makes the best shocks for Harley Sportsters? (ANSWERED)

best 883 sportster shocksThe best shocks for Harley Sportsters will provide a firm, but plush, ride. These shock absorbers will keep road vibration to a minimum and will offer adjustments on rebound and dampening.

Different spring heights may change your motorcycle’s look, as well. Some motorbikers like the slammed look of Burly’s shocks. Other bikers like a taller shock absorber, such as a 13″ Sportster shock.

Great 883 Sportster shock options include Legends, Ohlins, Progressive, Burly.

Best Sportster 1200 shocks on Amazon

Bestseller No. 1
Progressive Suspension 412-4068B Black Anodized Finish 12" Standard Low Buck Factory Replacement Rear Suspension Shock
  • Durable design means they will be an improvement to your motorcycle's suspension performance
  • All steel double wall damper with multistage velocity sensitive damping
  • 5 Position cam style preload adjuster
  • High pressure gas charged for consistent damping performance
  • Standard progressive rate spring
SaleBestseller No. 2
Progressive Suspension 412-4003B Black 13.5" Heavy Duty Replacement Rear Suspension Shock
  • Steel double wall damper with multistage velocity sensitive damping
  • 5 Position cam style preload adjuster
  • High pressure gas charged for consistent damping performance
  • Heavy duty progressive rate spring in black finish
  • The 412 Series proven, durable design means they will be an improvement to your motorcycle's suspension performance
SaleBestseller No. 3
Burly Brand 15" Stiletto Shocks B28-1250
  • Created to provide your Sportster the attitude and rear suspension travel that a proper cafe, Scrambler or post apocalyptic XL wants and deserves
  • High-performance damper with dual springs
  • Main spring coil absorbs big hits and prevents bottoming, while the secondary coil smooths out minor road imperfections
  • Provides a plush ride that's not afraid to play rough
  • May require modification to exhaust brackets to open up clearance for belt
Bestseller No. 4
WSays Rear Shocks Lowering Kit 10.5 Inch Preload Adjustable Compatible with Harley Sportster 883&1200 1988-2003 & 2004-2022 Gloss Black
  • 【Fitment】Compatible with Harley Sportster 883 XL &1200 1988-2003 & 2004-2022.
  • 【Specifications】Finish:Powder coated Black, Eye to eye Length:10.5 inch. Preload adjustable to tune to rider weight.
  • 【High Performance】This shock offer a lower position than the stock on rear,that will make riding more comfortable. It can offer a better riding position and give your bike a new clear look with the rear lowering.
  • 【Installation】Easy bolt-on application.
  • 【Package Including】1x Pair rear shock.
Bestseller No. 5
Mofun 11.75" Sportster Rear Shocks Lowering Kit Preload Adjustable Compatible with 1988-2023 Harley Sportster 883 1200
  • 【Fitment】: Fits for 1988-2023 Harley Sportster 883 1200.
  • 【Specifications】: Eye to eye Length: 11.75 inch (298mm). Finish: Black. Preload adjustable to tune to rider weight.
  • 【High Performance】: Progressively wound springs for a smooth, comfortable ride. This shock offer a lower position than the stock on rear,that will make riding more comfortable. It can offer a better riding position and give your bike a new clear look with the rear lowering.
  • 【Installation】: Easy bolt-on application.
  • 【Package Including】: 1x Pair sportster rear shocks.
Bestseller No. 6
SLMOTO 10.5'' Pair Black Rear Shocks Fit for Harley Sportster XL883 Iron XL1200 Custom Harley Sportster 1200 883 04-12
  • Condition: Aftermarket 100% Brand New
  • Compatible with: Fit for 2004 - 2008 Sportster 883 (XL883); Fit for 2004 - 2009 Sportster 883 Custom (XL883C); Fit for 2009 - 2012 Sportster 883 Iron (XL883N); Fit for 2005 - 2010 Sportster 883 Low(XL883L); Fit for 2011 - 2012 Sportster 883 Superlow(XL883L); Fit for 2005 - 2007 Sportster 883R (XL883R);
  • Compatible with: Fit for 2004 - 2012 Sportster 1200 Custom (XL1200C); Fit for 2004 - 2008 Sportster 1200 Roadster (XL1200R); Fit for 2006 - 2011 Sportster 1200 Low (XL1200L); Fit for 2007 - 2012 Sportster 1200 Nightster (XL1200N); Fit for 2010 - 2012 Sportster 1200 Forty-Eight (XL1200X); Fit for 2007 Sportster 50 Anniversary (XL50)
  • Length of Eye to Eye Core: 10.5''(267mm) Surface Finished: Black Please measure your stock shocks to verify the length.
  • Package Contents: 2 X Shocks 1 X Spanner Wrench
Bestseller No. 7
Samger Motorcycle 267mm 10.5" Rear Shock Absorber Rear Suspension Fits for Harley Sportster 2004-2012 (Black)
  • Adjustable shocks dampen in time on the roughest surfaces, reducing bumps in the motorcycle ride. Safer rides and better journeys
  • The shock kit comes with an adjustment tool to adjust the length of the spring preload to change the driving experience
  • The rear shock absorber are made of high-quality steel for consistent performance and long service life.They are waterproof and not easy to rust
  • The shock absorbing suspension features a regulated air bank for added shock absorption. The maximum tensile strength is 2000kgf
  • Eye to Eye:267mm/10.5",Perfectly work on 2004-2012 Harley Sportster with shocks of 267mm eye to eye distance
Bestseller No. 8
Mallofusa Universal Motorcycle 13.5" 340mm Suspension Air Rear Shock Absorber Gold & Black
  • Length of Eye to Eye Core: 340mm (Maximum load: 300 kg (660 lbs)
  • Material: Solid Steel & Aluminum Alloy; Color: Gold & Black
  • Eye Diameter (without bushing): 16mm
  • Fitments: Suitable for most 150cc~750cc street bikes, Karting (Go kart), Scooters and Moped Quad (ATV) with shocks of 340mm eye to eye distance
  • Package includes: 1 PAIR Rear Shock Absorbers
Bestseller No. 9
13" Rear Shocks for 1988-2020 Harley Sportster 1200 XL1200C, XL1200T, XLH1200
  • 13" Rear Shocks
  • For 1988-2020 Harley Sportster 1200 XL1200C, XL1200T, XLH1200
  • Eye to eye length: 13 inch (330.2mm)
  • Spring Width: 2.45 inch (62mm), Spring Thickness: 0.28 inch (7.5mm)
  • Finish: Powder Coated Black
SaleBestseller No. 10
Burly Brand 13&Prime, Stiletto Shocks B28-1251
  • Lifted is the new lowered and the Burly Stiletto shocks are pure coil sprung sexiness
  • Created to give your Sportster the attitude and suspension travel that a proper Cafe, Scrambler or post-apocalyptic XL needs
  • The high performance damper is wrapped in a spring combination designed specifically to deal with subtle road noise and imperfections, while the main coil handles big hits and controls bottoming
  • The result is a plush ride that's not afraid to play rough
  • fit type: Vehicle Specific
SaleBestseller No. 11
Progressive Suspension 413-4039B Black 15" Low Buck Standard Rear Suspension Shock
  • Freedom cell for fade-free damping
  • Double walled construction for extra durability
  • Heat-treated hard-chrome rods, long life seals and fade resistant oil
  • 5 Position adjustable pre-load
  • High-performance Freon-charged gas cells
Bestseller No. 12
Mofun 11.75" Sportster Rear Shocks Lowering Kit Preload Adjustable Chrome Compatible with 1988-2023 Harley Sportster 883 1200
  • 【Fitment】: Fit for 1988-2023 Harley Sportster 883 1200.
  • 【Specifications】: Eye to eye Length:11.75 inch.Preload adjustable to tune to rider weight.Progressively wound springs for a smooth, comfortable ride.
  • 【High Performance】: Finish:Chrome Plating.This shock offer a lower position than the stock on rear,that will make riding a little rougher.It can offer a better riding position and give your bike a new clear look with the rear lowering.
  • 【Installation】: Easy bolt-on application.
  • 【Package Including】: 1x Pair sportster rear shocks.
Bestseller No. 13
RainMan S Motorcycle Rear Shock Absorbers 267mm Replacement for Sportster 883 1200 1 Pair
  • Replacement for Sportster 883 1200
  • Made of high-quality materials, durable
  • Has a good shock absorption effect, which can improve driving comfort
  • Note: Please check the size details and make sure it will fit your bike before purchase
  • Package includes: As the picture shows
Bestseller No. 14
Progressive Suspension 412-4024B Black 14.25" Standard Replacement Rear Suspension Shock
  • Steel double wall damper with multistage velocity sensitive damping
  • 5 Position cam style preload adjuster
  • High pressure gas charged for consistent damping performance
  • Standard progressive rate spring in black finish
  • The 412 Series proven, durable design means they will be an improvement to your motorcycle's suspension performance
Bestseller No. 15
HTTMT LS003- Compatible with Black 10.5 Inches Slammer Lowering Shocks Pair 1984-2013 Harley Sportster 883 1200
  • 1984-2013 Harley Davidson Touring FLT/FLHT/FLTR (Excluding Trike and Models with Fork Cartridge)

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Originally posted 2023-01-06 19:11:54.