Triumph Thruxton 900 Progressive 490 Sport Suspension Rear Shocks 13.6″ (2) PN MBI-490-1011

(1 customer review)


Enhance your motorcycle’s performance and ride quality with the Progressive 490 Sport Suspension Rear Shocks.

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Progressive 490 Sport Suspension Rear Shocks

Performance series shocks provide a smoother ride, hand adjustable preload, adjustable rebound dampening, lighter weight aluminum body, and have a bumper to cushion bottoming out. Progressive Suspension’s 13.6” long 490 Sport Series Shocks feature high pressure gas monotube and can be mounted with bushing or bearings and are designed for sport and aggressive riding providing superior handling, stability, and comfort.

Key Features:

  • High-Performance Design: Engineered for sport and aggressive riding, these shocks offer exceptional handling and stability.
  • Adjustable Damping: Allows for fine-tuning the shock’s performance to match your riding style and conditions.
  • Monotube Construction: Ensures consistent performance and durability, providing a smoother ride over various terrains.
  • Gas-Charged: The gas-charged design reduces fade and improves damping performance, ensuring a more controlled and responsive ride.
  • High-Quality Materials: Built with premium materials for enhanced durability and longevity, capable of handling demanding riding conditions.
  • Easy Installation: Designed for a direct fit on compatible motorcycles, making installation straightforward.


  • Improved Handling: Experience better control and stability, especially during aggressive riding and cornering.
  • Enhanced Ride Comfort: The adjustable damping and monotube construction provide a smoother and more comfortable ride.
  • Durability: Built to last with high-quality materials and construction, capable of withstanding tough riding conditions.
  • Customizable Performance: Fine-tune the shocks to match your specific riding needs and preferences, ensuring optimal performance in all conditions.

Appropriate fitment for:

  • 2004-16 Thruxton 900
  • 2006-16 Scrambler

Follow the rear shock replacement instructions in the rear suspension section of the service manual. 

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Additional Items to Consider:

Weight 7.375 lbs
Dimensions 24 × 8 × 8 in

1 review for Triumph Thruxton 900 Progressive 490 Sport Suspension Rear Shocks 13.6″ (2) PN MBI-490-1011

  1. Review by Owner

    Superior Handling: Designed for sport and aggressive riding, these shocks significantly enhance the motorcycle’s handling and stability, especially during high-speed maneuvers and cornering.
    Adjustable Damping: The adjustable damping feature allows riders to fine-tune the shocks to their specific riding style and road conditions, providing a customizable and responsive ride experience.
    Monotube Construction: The monotube design ensures consistent performance, offering a smoother and more controlled ride across various terrains.
    Gas-Charged Design: The gas-charged mechanism reduces fade and enhances damping performance, ensuring a more stable and controlled ride over long distances and rough roads.
    High-Quality Materials: Constructed with premium materials, these shocks are built to withstand demanding riding conditions and provide long-lasting durability.
    Easy Installation: Designed for a direct fit on compatible motorcycles, making the installation process straightforward and hassle-free.

    Price: The high-quality construction and advanced features come at a higher price point, which might be a consideration for budget-conscious buyers.
    Specific Compatibility: While they fit a variety of motorcycle models, it is essential to check manufacturer specifications for exact fitment, limiting their use to compatible bikes.
    Adjustment Learning Curve: Riders may need some time to understand and properly adjust the damping settings to achieve the desired ride quality, which could be a bit complex for those unfamiliar with suspension tuning.
    Stiffness for Casual Riding: These shocks are designed for sport and aggressive riding, which may make them feel too stiff for casual or leisurely rides, potentially impacting comfort for some riders.

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Year Make Model Engine
2004 Triumph Thruxton 900
2005 Triumph Thruxton 900
2006 Triumph Scrambler 900
2006 Triumph Thruxton 900
2007 Triumph Scrambler 900
2007 Triumph Thruxton 900
2008 Triumph Scrambler 900
2008 Triumph Thruxton 900
2009 Triumph Scrambler 900
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