Prolink Shock Available?

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Prolink Shock Available?

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Starting a new thread because previous info is old. Please advise - Is there currently available a rear replacement shock assy for the 1981 Prolink CBX rear suspension? Internet search finds either out-of-stock, or nothing. I prefer not to rebuild the OEM unit. Thanks.

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Another option is to contact Nils about the Ikon shock.
https://www.restocycle.com/ikon-suspension-products

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Additional comment: You are so RIGHT not to bother with the stock air bag. A proper shock will go far to make a 'new' bike of the prolink. To finish the job, put gold valve emulators in the forks.
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The two most popular replacements are, as noted above, the Ikon and Progressive. Both are a huge improvement over stock. Between $500 and $650 approximately. I've installed two Ikons this year and they're excellent.

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I had Mike Nixon rebuild my '82 stock shock several years ago, and that made a substantial improvement. I then went with the Progressive 465-1115 shock for the rear, new Progressive 11-1112 fork springs (with fresh oil of course), and that transformed the bike. For the better!!

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I too have the Progressive which made huge improvement. Next time i'll most definitely get Ikon from Nils
https://www.ikonshocksusa.com/collectio ... k-absorber
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