How to adjust the suspension on a dirt bike

What does it mean to have good suspension? How can I improve mine to ride with more comfort, confidence and speed?

Here’s a quick tip on how to adjust the suspension on your dirt bike if it has adjustable forks or shocks. The purpose of adjusting it is to make the suspension perform at its best on certain types of terrain or size/shape of obstacles. The faster you go, the stiffer you’ll want your suspension to be. If you are a trail riding, then you will want it to be softer than it would normally be for riding on a motocross track.

Front Suspension/Forks

There are two things you can do to the forks without changing your springs, and these are adjusting the compression and rebound speed. As seen in the picture below, number one shows where the clickers are for adjusting the rebound on the bike, and number two shows where the clickers for changing the compression speed on the forks are.

To slow down/stiffen either the compression or rebound on the forks, you will want to turn the clickers in/clockwise with a screwdriver. You will hear a “click” about every half turn, and all the way in is about 15 clicks for most bikes. You do the same thing for speeding up/softening the compression and rebound, but instead of turning the clicker in you will turn it out/counter-clockwise.

Rear Suspension/Shock

It’s basically the same routine for adjusting the shock, but the clickers aren’t in the same spots. Number three shows where the rebound clicker is on the shock, and number four is where the compression clicker is. The shock is usually around fifteen clicks also.

Setting it up for your style

If your bike still has stock suspension and it’s not extremely worn out, then the stock springs are usually set up for about a 130-165lb rider for motocross. If you weigh more than that, you’ll want stiffer springs, but if you weigh less than that then you’ll want softer springs.

Another pointer when you’re adjusting you clickers is that you want the forks to be equally adjusted. What I mean by that is when you adjust the right side of the forks compression or rebound, then you will want the left side to be the same, otherwise it might not feel right or be as consistent. This does not mean that you have to have the compression adjusted the same as the rebound for either the forks or the shock.

I usually keep them the same because I am not the fastest rider and tiny adjustments like that aren’t really noticeable for me. If you are picky about your suspension then you make little changes by having different combination settings (check out the Adjusting Your Spring Rate article for more tips on suspension).

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Taking the time to play around with your dirt bike suspension settings can dramatically alter the handling and performance of your bike over different terrain.

Today’s modern bikes come with adjustable suspension that is set up so any monkey can throw a screwdriver or spanner at it, and make a noticeable difference to the way it functions.

The quality you need to bring to the table is patience. Only small adjustments should be made, one at a time. Then you’ll need to ride over the same track or trail to feel the difference each minor change makes.

When making changes to the suspension, keep in mind each adjustment will have its advantages and disadvantages. What changes might help your bike perform better over certain terrain may also lower the performance of it over different terrain. It’s about compromise. And remember, not everyone weighs the same or has the same riding style. So Chad Reed’s motocross suspension settings are not necessarily going to be the best setup for you. It’s a personal thing…


  • How to adjust the suspension on a dirt bikeOn the top of the fork you will find a screw (or clicker). Next to it will have the writing S – H, meaning Soft and Hard. This is the compression adjuster. Though in some cases this is found on the bottom of the fork and the rebound is on the top – check your bike manual.If you wind the screw in towards the ‘H’ (clockwise) the downward action of the fork will harden. Alternatively, if you wind the clicker out (anti clockwise) the fork will soften.

To get a good feel for the difference this can make, try winding both clickers all the way in, then go for a ride. Don’t try and set any new Crusty records though… Once you have a good feel for that, try winding the clickers all the way out and compare the difference.

Make sure you don’t leave them set on extreme hard, other than to get a better understanding of how it affects the bike. Long term it ain’t good for the forks.

  • How to adjust the suspension on a dirt bikeNow, on the bottom of the fork you will find the rebound adjuster. This determines how quickly the fork returns to its extended position after being compressed. Screwing the clicker in towards ‘Hard’ will slow the rebound speed down making it better for larger, rolling terrain or bumps.

Screwing the rebound adjuster out towards ‘Soft’ will increase the rebound speed, in most cases, making it better for smaller, rougher bumps.

Side Note:
Over time the forks draw in air creating a build up that messes with the performance of any dirt bike suspension. Undo the air bleed screw on the top of the fork to release this air. Make sure you do this with the weight off the front forks and be sure to tighten it back up before placing the bike back on the ground.

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How to adjust the suspension on a dirt bike

The Garage Manual makes maintaining and enjoying your dirt bike ridiculously simple. It’s a true straight-forward guide for the rest of us. Print it and hang it in your garage and you’ll have the perfect dummy-proof reference and maintenance charts!

Every time you take a turn, your bike’s suspension deals with the forces generated by your body weight and the bike. If you’re a beginner, it’s probably a lot to think about:

  • How much air pressure should I use in the front fork?
  • How tight should I screw in my rear shock’s compression knob?
  • What are all these clickers on my rear shock’s high- and low-speed compression adjusters, and how do I use them?
  • Why are there so many ways to adjust my bike’s suspension, anyway?

We have shared important tips regarding turning your dirt bike’s suspension that you can’t miss. Have a look.

Getting Started: Understanding Your Bike’s Suspension

Dirt bike suspension is a complex system of components that work together to keep your bike upright and moving through the air and over terrain. Suspension is made up of many parts, including springs, shock absorbers, linkage, and damping.

Each part contributes to the overall performance of your dirt bike. But if you don’t understand how the different suspension components work, you can’t get your bike to perform at its best.

Also, if you feel the need to change the suspension system, do it. Safety can’t be discounted when it comes to off-road biking. As much as motocross helmets, boots, etc are important in dirt biking, so is your bike’s suspension system.

Dirt Bike Forks Tuning

If you are a dirt bike rider, you just need to know how to tune dirt bike forks for a good riding experience.

Dirt bike forks are an extremely important part of your dirt bike. They have a wide range of adjustments, and that is why it is possible to tune the forks so that they fit your weight, riding style, and dirt bike riding conditions better.

The compression and rebound can be tuned to make the forks feel softer or stiffer. The spring preload can be changed to raise or lower the fork in the triple clamps to give you the right amount of sag.


There are two basic types of dirt bike shocks available, air and coil. Both types have significant advantages and disadvantages. Air shocks are lighter than coil shocks, and coil shocks are less likely to bottom out due to their higher spring rate.

However, air shocks tend to overheat if you run them at full pressure on a hard jump or whoop section for any length of time. If they do overheat, they will give you a very firm ride.

How To Adjust Dirt Bike Suspension For Your Body Weight

Bike sag is an adjustment that determines how much the suspension compresses (compression damping) when it’s loaded and the amount of travel (travel damping) the suspension has when unloaded. Some riders use the sag as a reference point to make sure their suspension is adjusted properly; others just let the sag adjust itself based on their body weight and riding style.

The basic idea is to have your sag within a certain range, but there isn’t a set standard that applies to everyone. The ideal range depends on how much weight you’re carrying, where you’re riding, your suspension setup, and the size of your tires.

Here’s how to adjust dirt bike suspension for your body weight.

First, climb on the bike and get in your riding position. Then, grab the clutch lever and gas tank with one hand and grab the handlebars with the other. This will give you a good idea of how much pressure is on the suspension when you’re on the bike. Get another person to notice the sag while you’re on the bike, then tweak it according to your body weight and terrain you’ll be riding your bike on.

Final Word

To adjust your bike’s suspension is a pretty straightforward process, but it can be a little confusing for new riders. Many people think it involves a lot of guesswork, but the truth is that there’s a right way to do it and a wrong way to do it.

Take cues from all the dirt bike suspension tuning tips from this article to ensure you do it the right way.

I need to get my suspension rebuilt for my weight. It's a 2012 RMZ 450 and the previous owner had it set up for a 185 lbs. rider and I weigh 220 with full gear on. The bike still has stock springs. Is this job something as simple as changing oils and re adjusting the suspension or is this something that would require changing springs in both the shock and fork? Any help is appreciated! Tempted to just drop it off at Factory Connection for them to handle it.

Personally, I don’t do my own suspension rebuild. I needed forks rebuilt on my CR250R, local shop charged me like 1/4 of the normal rate cause I didn’t bring the whole bike in, just the forks.

Depends on what your current sag measurement is. If the current spring is close to right weight it could adjusted with preload shims to get it just right. Without knowing what weight the current spring is can’t tell if a new one is needed or not.

Oil has nothing to do with getting the forks right for rider weight. Oil weight will change damping characteristics of the shim stack, oil weight can be changed to suit your riding style and terrain if the shim stack damping is close to being ideal. Oil volume in the fork is adjusted to change the air gap at the top of the fork. This air gap is effectively another ‘spring’ in your fork, and changing the oil level affects bottoming out performance.

To make sure that you can create the best riding-experience as possible, it is important that you understand how the KTM suspensions work and also how you can maintain them. Underneath we have tried to explain how you can tune and set up your KTM suspensions for any style of riding.

When turning your KTM suspensions (and for the overall setup) it is important that you start with the dirt bike forks. It is best to start with the front tire. Also, make sure that the tire is in good condition and inflated to an appropriate level. You will also need to adjust your compression and rebound damping according to your needs. Make sure that you have read the manual of the manufacturer of your bike before you start tuning the suspensions. The manual will explain how you can and should adjust the forks and special ones like the WP 4cs forks. There are a few different adjustments you can make to your suspensions. For example, you can adjust the suspensions for the weight and height of oil within the fork. When you adjust the fork height, you alter the amount of air space in the fork and therefore change the damping characteristics in the second half of the suspension travel. In short, when you add oil, you stiffen the fork and increase bottoming resistance, while removing oil softens the fork. You can add or retract oil until you get the desired effect—we recommend to start with small gradients of 10cc.

Next to adjustments within the oil amount, you can also adjust the suspensions to your own weight. When adjusting the dirt bike suspensions for your weight, you are going to set the sag. Setting the sag means that your are adjusting the amount of distance (sag) that the bike moves downward from the rider’s weight. Even though setting the sag is quite simple, it is recommended to perform it with two people. The one thing that you need to remember is that adjusting your sag is not about the right measurements (like a specific rule of thumb)—it is about getting the suspensions within a comfortable range for you. Make sure that you test your bike before and after any adjustments. Only this way you can create an optimal riding position. Also make sure that you stay on top of the maintenance of your dirt bike parts. Make sure that you change the fork oil, seals and bushings. This will not only enhance the life of your dirt bike, but it will also keep your suspension and riding performance consistent!


If you’re looking for a KTM fork rebuild kit our suspension system might just be what you’re looking for. In off-road racing the KTM 65cc is especially loved by the youth. The reasons for this are obvious. Although these engines only allow for 65cc, ideal for children, the bikes themselves are of the highest quality. Yet, when it comes to the KTM forks we believe to have a built a suspension system that only enhances the already great quality’s. One of these high quality KTM forks is the KTM 65 fork .

Safety, as you might expect, is our greatest concern when developing our dirt bike suspension. We have developed two different systems. One is called the SPHERE Hydraulic cartridge and the other we named the SPHERE NEW HEROES. This last one we developed specially for the youth and as such is most compatible with all 65cc off road motorcycles and in particular the KTM 65cc.

Our KTM suspension for KTM front forks is designed to bring these forks to a professional level. We developed our suspension to be highly adaptable to any terrain you might encounter. This is thanks to the 36 clicks for compression and 36 clicks for the rebound. We do not only offer the suspension alone for your KTM front forks. We also offer certain kits for tuning and maintaining different suspensions, shims and a specially developed oil. Everything you need for your KTM fork rebuild.


Dal Soggio Race is a part of Dal Soggio S.r.L.. an Italian company that has started in the 50’s creating high-tech. A passion for off-road racing was and much experience in high-tech products has led to the creation of our innovative suspension for KTM front forks.

We set out to create a product that not only guarantees safety, comfort and durability but also allows a far greater tactile feedback to the rider. We strived to build a suspension for KTM forks that would give the rider everything she or he needs to enhance their already present talents.

But mostly we want people to enjoy riding as much is possible. When we set out to develop our suspension for KTM forks we decided to compromise on nothing, neither do we expect you the rider to compromise when it comes to your sport.


When using the products form the Dal Soggio Race Part Division, you are able to make your KTM more safe, reliable and suitable for all conditions. You can upgrade your KTM suspensions by using either our SPHERE Hydraulic cartridges or our SPERE NEW HEROES. Our SPHERE Hydraulic cartridges are perfect for off-road disciplines—they are most suitable for enduro, but they also work great for motocross, super enduro and hard enduro. When you are looking to tune your KTM suspensions in a way which is perfect for you, but if you also do not want to compromise on anything, these cartridges are perfect! Our SPHERE NEW HEROES are the ones you need if you own a KTM 65cc bike. Even though the NEW HEROES work best for the KTM 65cc bikes, they are compatible with all KTM motorcycles. These cartridges are designed to improve the efficacy of the suspensions.

Thanks to the SPHERE products from the Dal Soggio Race Part Division, you can adjust your dirt bike suspensions to be adaptable to any terrain you might encounter. Start by bringing your KTM suspensions to another level—a better level and order your products now in our online shop!

For some of us ladies, we find stock dirt bikes can be a bit too tall to be comfortable on. Lowering your dirt bike and getting the suspension properly set up for your height, weight and riding style will most definitely improve your experience on the bike! We felt it was time to address the issues that we hear so much about from so many Babes in the Dirt!

The first thing you should know is that any high performance motorcycle is set up to have 12”-13” of suspension travel which is why they are so tall. Stock bikes are set up for the average rider which is (you guessed it) a dude that, on average, is taller and weighs more than most females. For some female riders and the riding style they plan on participating in the most, the stock suspension is ideal. To determine what is best for YOU, there are some key things you need to take in to account and a few recommendations we have.

LEAVE IT TO THE PROFESSIONALS. Once you start playing with the suspension in your garage you are majorly messing with the geometry of the bike. The linkage and ratio pressure of the shocks are set up that way for a reason and if you don’t know what you’re doing then you are doing you and your bike a disservice! Shortening the front forks and rear shock requires disassembling delicate components and requires specialized tools. This is definitely a task best performed by a trained suspension technician that understands how to lower a motorcycle properly.

DO NOT USE A LOWERING LINK. Don’t listen to your friends that say “just throw a lowering link on there” by doing this you completely throw off the balance of the bike and all that engineering that took years to perfect goes right out the window. The linkage system is a crucial part of the rear suspension. It is important that the front forks and rear shock act together. When you add longer lowering links, it changes the leverage ratio, which can cause all sorts of problems. Think about it like this; the shock has the same travel but less distance between the wheel and fender which can result in bottoming out.

An important question to ask yourself is: What type of riding do you plan on doing? Mostly trails? Moto X Track? Enduro cross? Fire roads? Dualsport? Different types of riding require a different suspension set up. For example: If you plan on launching your bike off some sweet jumps on an MX track, you are going to need that suspension travel when you land. If you are mostly riding smooth trails, desert riding and fire roads you probably don’t need quite as much travel.

Height is not the only factor when figuring out how much your bike needs to be lowered (or not). Your weight (with all of your gear on) is important to factor in as well. We recommend bringing your gear with you when you drop off your bike to get set up. You will need to jump up and down on your bike to see how much your weight compresses so that they can properly set the sag. Sag is the name given to the amount of suspension travel used up when the bike settles with a rider on board.

Do not over lower you bike just so that you can touch the ground better. Yes, touching the ground is important but not as important as ground clearance. Ideally being able to touch with the balls of your feet is very comfortable but it all goes back to what type of riding you plan on doing.

You can also look in to simply get a lower profile seat so that you can reach the ground better but this does nothing in terms of setting up your suspension for you and your riding style.

Not having your motorcycle set up specifically for you can result in some very frustrating situations. Trust me, I have been there. I am guilty of impulse purchasing a bike that was way too big and heavy for me and had suspension set up for a dude that was twice my weight and about a foot taller. It was not a pleasurable experience once I ended up on some tight single track trails in Kennedy Meadows. In fact, now that i think of it, that was the last tie I cried on a motorcycle. Yep, thats right, I cried! Out of sheer frustration and exhaustion from trying to battle the beast on some pretty technical sections. I call this experience PH (pre Husqvarna) Everything changed for me once me Husky came in to my life.

When I got my Husqvarna FE 250 I wanted to make sure that I got it set up just right for me. I was determined to take my riding to the next level. I am 5’6” 125 pounds and do mostly trail riding that can involve some more technical terrain like single track, rock quarries, and an occasional log and river crossing. I had my bike professionally lowered 2 inches and I can touch on the balls of my feet which I am very comfortable with. Getting my bike dialed was a complete game changer and I credit that (and the overall superiority of Husqvarna engineering DUH) with my progression as a rider these past few years. I highly recommend that riders spend the money and do it right! You wont regret it!

Here are some places that I recommend having your suspension done.

When it comes to dirt bike suspension tuning and management few names exceed the history and working reputation of SP Suspension. For over 20 years SP Suspension has been working with factory race teams, privateers, weekend warriors, and new riders to set up their dirt bikes suspension. From dirt bike forks to shocks, we have seen and tuned it all when it comes to motorcycle suspensions. Both European brands and Japanese, our expertise will help get the best possible performance out of your dirt bike and allow you to get the most out of yourself as a rider.

Three Reasons to Service or Tune your Suspension

1) Speed – Riding a dirt bike suspension that has been properly set up will make you faster PERIOD. You will be faster because you will be able to go over obstacles faster. You will be faster because you will have more confidence in you equipment. You will be faster because you will not have to work so hard on the bike and therefore be fresher.

2) Traction – Keeping your tires planted on the ground is key to faster and safer cornering speeds, better hill climbs, control on whoops and rocky technical single track.

3) Safety – A better working suspension provides increased traction and therefore control and it reduces fatigue so you can maintain higher levels of concentration for longer periods of time.

The Worlds Best Dirt Bike Suspension Tuners

We are thrilled that our dirt bike suspension upgrades and tuning tips have been featured in magazines around the world and ridden my multiple champions. Which is why riders who want the maximum enjoyement and benefit from their motos send their dirt bikes fork and shocks to us regularly. Enduro, Desert, Moto Cross and Adventure bikes all benefit from SP suspension upgrades and service.

We perform factory maintenance intervals and full custom suspension set ups. Our custom tunes include new oil, new seals, new springs if needed, custom shim-stack, re-valving, nitrogen and sag set up. All you have to do is fill out the rider information form and ship your supension to us. (Locals can bring it by The shop if your lucky to live in the area) – We will even save you money on shipping if you call us. We ship so many suspensions around the country / globe we will let you use our volume discount to reduce your shipping cost.

So if you simply need your suspension serviced or want to upgrade the performance of your dirt bike, just give us a call. We have direct conections to the factory for parts and information and we can help you with virtually any era bike.

All levels of riders are treated like factory racers and get the benefit of our decades of experience.

If you are unsure what suspension is on your bike or if you’re having trouble deciding what you need, just give us a call and we will get you going in the right direction:
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How to set suspension rebound and compression damping.

How to adjust the suspension on a dirt bike

Last time we talked about suspension we went over setting sag, Modified Suspension Q&A With Traxxion Dynamics. In this latest segment we will talk about setting the rebound and compression damping. Compression damping helps the suspension absorb bumps or road irregularity as the wheel moves upward in the stroke. Rebound damping helps the suspension return to the proper position, after a bump or other irregularity causes the fork to compress, in a smooth and controlled motion. Too rapid of a movement or too slow of a reaction will cause the bike to handle poorly.

Most places I seem to ride are full of pot holes, rumble strips, and even sink holes. Sadly these are common road hazards we deal with every day. That means your suspension needs different damping rates at different times. The average stock suspension adjusters only deal with low speed damping. This helps with large rolling bumps, braking, and acceleration. Those rough wash board sections that are common after a long winter are controlled by high speed damping, and unless you are running top of the line Öhlins or equivalent you won’t have this adjustment.

A couple pieces of advice before you even start making adjustments. Just like when you set sag you need to find the OEM setting your bike came with. Write this down and you can always go back to it. It is important to test each setting, make small changes and then validate that change. Make changes until the bike starts to handle poorly, then start going back until you find that sweet setting. Check your manual as well, the manufacturers suggestions are excellent places to start your testing.

Don’t be scared of doing this. OEM adjusters can make the ride better but lack the range to make the bike unrideable. Just remember to write down your initial settings and you can always go back. Setting the damping should only be done after you have set sag where you are comfortable.

Shock Compression:

Depending on how your suspension is setup you may have different adjusters than what I describe. The process is the same but check your manual. All adjusters will have some method of tracking where you are. This might be counting quarter turns from a mark, or from fully tight. I am going to describe a clicker style adjuster.

Turn your adjuster, counting each click, until you reach the stop. Write this number down and don’t lose it. Now turn the adjuster to the setting you looked up in the owners manual. This is where you will start your testing. It may be right where you started and that’s perfectly OK. Your manual will tell you whether clock wise or counter clock wise is the proper direction to check this and make adjustments. Many shocks and forks have the plus and minus on the adjuster to help you.

What should it feel like? Compression damping attempts to keep the wheel from leaving the road when going over a bump. Too soft and the wheel moves too quickly and travels further up in the stroke causing it to leave the road surface. To hard and the energy doesn’t dissipate in the springs and instead travels to the steering head and frame causing the bike to “pop” up and again the wheel leaves the ground.

You will definitely be able to tell how this setting is changing as you test. I will continue to hammer this point. If the new setting doesn’t give you more comfort, confidence, and control, it’s the wrong setting.

How to adjust the suspension on a dirt bike

Shock Rebound:

Turn your adjuster (IN), counting each click, until you reach the stop. Write this number down and don’t lose it. Now turn the adjuster to the setting you looked up in the owners manual. This is where you will start your testing.

So what should it feel like? When your rebound is set properly the bike will settle quickly after a bump, it won’t continue to bounce, and although you will feel the bump it will be smoother. You want to return the wheel to the road as quickly as possible without causing the chassis to feel unsettled. Remember the goal is comfort, confidence, and control. If the new setting doesn’t improve these you are going the wrong direction.

The most common mistake made by people learning to tune suspension is to use too much rebound damping. “Less is more” is a great rule for setting rebound damping. Too little will result in soft “chatters” of the wheel when it is fully loaded in a turn.

What if it doesn’t get any better? With worn or old components, and limited adjustments on stock parts this can happen. You can do your best to find a compromise that gives you the comfort, confidence, and control you can live with, or you can work with a suspension company to get new parts that will give you the feel you want. The key is to get out there improve your bikes performance and allow you to ride longer with more comfort.

This article was written with help from Max McAllister, owner of Traxxion Dynamics.

The importance of a dirt bike suspension is basically an understatement. Although it would be foolish to place a greater importance on one dirt bike part over another. That certainly doesn’t mean we should compromise on any part. You can’t have a bike that goes fast without having proper brakes and you cannot have a bike that can handle great stress without proper dirt bike suspension .

Then it only makes sense for any rider, especially in motocross, to choose parts that are specialised in their function. You could make the point that proper parts are fine. But that is not what we at Dal Soggio Race believe.

As a company and the people who work there we have a great passion for enduro racing and motocross. As such we understand the importance of high-end dirt bike parts and the availability of them. Which why we have decided to launch our own line of dirt bike suspension. This is completely in line with what we truly believe. Every part on your bike should give you everything you need to be as successful at the sport as possible and, even more important, have as much fun as possible while riding. This is we why we have specialised ourselves in developing the ultimate dirt bike suspension. Which separate us from many other dirt bike suspension companies.


Although every part on your dirt bike plays an important role, to achieve the best riding experience specialisation to a certain degree is unavoidable. By choosing to develop purely a dirt bike suspension we can guarantee the extreme quality of this product and the benefits it gives you.

There isn’t a sport out there that doesn’t challenge both the participant and the equipment used. This especially true when it comes to off-road racing. And this is partly where the role of dirt bike suspension comes into play. Its major function is to absorb shocks which are simply a part of the sport. However, when choosing high-end dirt bike suspension parts you can be sure these shocks don’t do anymore damage to your bike or you then is absolute necessary. Investing in dirt bike suspension that goes beyond high quality can mean an investment that can save you money and other problems in the long run.

We however believe that dirt bike suspension should offer more than only comfort, durability and safety.

Off-road racing is visceral sport. The pit bike isn’t the core of the sport, but merely an extension of the rider. When defining your dirt bike setup you should always keep in mind not only how the parts effect the bike, but you as well. This why when developing our dirt bike suspension we made sure our system would give any rider advanced tactile feedback through the handlebars and because of the dirt bike suspension. This way you can actually feel the terrain regardless of the circumstances. This gives you the tools to further advance your riding. And most importantly a far greater enjoyment while riding your pit bike.


When setting out to deliver the next step when it comes to dirt bike suspension we considered the following. Our dirt bike parts should give everything the driver needs while riding, but also installing, maintaining and adjusting. Although for safety reasons we strongly encourage the dirt bike suspension to be installed by a professional we do offer everything you need. Dirt bike suspension kits are off course a part of our product line. These kits offer a wide range of tuning abilities for a diverse range of suspensions.

As a company whose products are sold around the world changes are there is partner nearby for your dirt bike suspension service.


Our suspension is the result of both a love for the sport and deep experience in the development of high-tech products. In total our suspension system is consisted of 8 different parts. For example the bleed valves are calibrated in a laboratory to ensure that the internal pressure is always correct.

The greater sensitivity to the front fork is for a large part dependent on the bladder system we developed. The compression piston we use does not have 3 but 4 oil passages. As a result the oil flow is greater and more precise.

Just a few examples of the different parts that make up our suspension.


How can you love a sport and not encourage the next generation. Especially for kids who partake in off-road racing we have developed a unique suspension. especially made to be fitted on any KTM 65cc and with safety as the greatest concern. This suspension will aid the upcoming generation of off-road racing superstars.


Off course we also deliver on the important shims and oil. Although shims aren’t the most exciting part of the suspension, they are indispensable. Which is why we offer not only all the shims you need but with a guarantee of the best quality as well.

In cooperation with a notable company in the sector we also created our own oil. This oil has been developed to handle high temperatures and protects against seal-wear. It is also has an anti-foam/anti-tear blend.


When it’s time for a dirt bike suspension rebuild you can’t go wrong with our products. Dal Soggio Racing is the child of Dal Soggio S.r.l. an Italian company which started in the 50’s. This how we manage to create dirt bike parts that are beholden to technical knowledge, experience and a passion for the sport.

Dirt bike suspension service is something our partners worldwide are more than capable of delivering. You can find anything you need to know about our dirt bike parts on our website. But you’re more than welcome to contact us. We will answer any question you have.