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Metric Sized Shocks

Scout Gregory 17/05/2018 34 Comments
A couple of years ago a press release was issued by RockShox, DVO Suspension, Cane Creek, Manitou, SR Suntour and X-Fusion Shocks stating that there will be several new rear shock lengths and fitment options moving forwards. These new shock sizes are based on metric dimensions and are said to ''Provide performance benefits to suspension and frame designs''.



The new metric sizes are outlined above. The new sizing falls on 5mm stroke and 20mm eye to eye increments, and you'll notice lengthened eye to eye measurements for each stroke length. This has proved useful for frame designers, allowing them to limit the travel or reduce the stroke in 2.5mm increments.

While metric sized shocks may have slightly different measurements to the previous imperial sized standard, we have kept things simple by using the same size titanium springs as normal. 

If you have a new style metric sized shock and are looking to upgrade to one of our titanium springs, then simply round up the stroke length to the nearest sized spring. For example, if you have a metric sized shock with a stroke length of 65mm (2.55"), then you will need to order a 2.75" stroke titanium spring when upgrading to one of our titanium springs.

We have put together a little table for you to make it easier:


We hope this helps!

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Alex 21/06/2018

Is it possible to get a spring weight higher than 650lb? I weigh about 210 lbs kitted up and my leverage ratio is about 3.15, leaving me needing a coil somewhere around 850!

admin 23/06/2018

Hi Alex Thank you for your comment. We can custom produce you a titanium spring with a spring rate higher than 650lbs/in no problem. Please drop us an email at sales@ti-springs.com for more information. I hope this helps. Regards Scout @ Ti-Springs.com

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Victor 12/10/2018

I was wondering what coil size i would need for a 267mm rockschox vivid shock on a commencal supreme v4.2. Thanks in advance.

admin 12/10/2018

Hi Victor Thank you for your comment. A titanium spring for a RockShox Vivid shock on a Commencal Supreme DH V4.2 bike is no problem. Please could you let me know how much you weigh? I look forward to hearing back from you soon. Regards Scout @ Ti-Springs.com

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Ricky 08/08/2018

Hi, what is the difference between your 'Race Ti Spring' and 'Ti Spring' ( beside material )? Is there a weight-table/sheet/chart available with all available lengths, spring rates and weight for both 'Race Ti' and 'Ti'? how much adds the coating ( plastic ) i need one for my Super Deluxe 250/75 - so far not sure which spring rate 350, 375 or 400. depending on the gear i wear and the kind of riding i do - bike is being built right now. can you provide weight info for 'Ti' and 'Race Ti' for those three 'spring rates'. thanks

admin 17/08/2018

Hi Ricky No worries! Thanks Scout @ Ti-Springs.com

admin 09/08/2018

Hi Ricky Thank you for your comment. The only differences between our Race Ti Spring and Ti Spring beside material is weight and appearance. Our Race Ti Spring is lighter than our standard Ti Spring and the coils are more widely spaced. We don't currently have a complete table of spring weights but if you know what spring you are after I can let you know the weight. The plastic coated finish in terms of weight is negligible. Please could you let me know what bike you have and how much you weigh? I look forward to hearing back from you soon. Regards Scout @ Ti-Springs.com

Ricky 16/08/2018

Hi, will do so. thanks for your support

admin 15/08/2018

Hi Ricky Thank you for your information. According to our spring rate calculator you will need to order a 375lbs x 3" 38mm ID fitment titanium spring. Weights for this spring are as follows: Ti Spring = 489g Race Ti Spring = 456g Order here: https://www.ti-springs.com/category/ti-springs Please be sure to check out all our other products on the website! I hope this helps. Regards Scout @ Ti-Springs.com

Ricky 15/08/2018

Hi, Rider weight: 78kg/172lbs ( +/- 3kg ;) ) Bike: Nukeproof Pulse 2018 Rear travel: 200mm/7.87" Shock travel: 75mm/2.95" thanks, Ricky

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taeman 14/11/2018

what spring rate for 155 pound rider? shock is 200 x 57, looking to go ti spring to replace my cane creek 350 x 2.25 spring

admin 17/11/2018

Hi Taeman Thank you for your comment. Please could you let me know what bike you have, and also what shock you have? I look forward to hearing back from you soon. Regards Scout @ Ti-Springs.com

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Andrew 03/12/2018

Wife wife wants a coil rear shock for her Knolly endorphin the only company that makes one in the size she needs in cane creek I think he shock size is 190 X 50 and she weighs 120lb do y all make a spring rate that would fit her weight and shock

admin 12/12/2018

Hi Andrew Thank you for your comment. A titanium spring for a Cane Creek shock on your wife's Knolly Endorphin bike is no problem. According to our spring rate calculator you will need to order a 375lbs x 2" 36.5mm ID fitment titanium spring for her. Order here: https://www.ti-springs.com/category/ti-springs Please be sure to check out all our other products on the website! I hope this helps. Regards Scout @ Ti-Springs.com

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Todd Fannin 08/11/2018

I need a 325lb x 2.75 spring to fit a Rock Shox Vivid. What are my color choices?

admin 17/11/2018

Hi Todd Thank you for your comment. A 325lbs x 2.75" 38mm ID fitment titanium spring for a RockShox Vivid shock is no problem. We offer a wide range of colours and two different finishes. Our standard finish is silver colour, then we offer an anodised finish in gold, green, purple, rainbow, blue and black colour. We also offer a plastic coated finish in black, grey, pink, orange, purple, yellow, red, white, blue and green colour. Order here: https://www.ti-springs.com/category/ti-springs Please be sure to check out all our other products on the website! I hope this helps. Regards Scout @ Ti-Springs.com

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guillaume 26/07/2018

Hi, I'm interested in a ti spring, I've the Super deluxe coil 230/65mm with 450lb (weight around 210lbs) spring (151/57.5-65). I've tried the 500 lbs one but it was a too firm... Is it possible to have a custom 475lbs ? Thx Guillaume

admin 28/07/2018

Hi Guillaume Thank you for your comment. A titanium spring for a RockShox Super Deluxe shock is no problem. I can confirm that you will need to order a 2.75" stroke 38mm ID fitment titanium spring. We don't produce a 475lbs/in rate spring as standard, however we can custom produce this spring for you. If this interests you, then please email us at sales@ti-springs.com for prices. I hope this helps. Regards Scout @ Ti-Springs.com

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Raul 22/10/2018

Hi there! I was wondering what coil size and lbs i would need for a 230x60mm rockschox super deluxe rct shock on a commencal meta am v4.2 2019. I m 183 lbs. The bike is 170mm front and 160mm rear. Cheers, Raul

admin 24/10/2018

Hi Raul Thank you for your comment. A titanium spring for a RockShox Super Deluxe RCT shock on a Commencal Meta AM V4.2 bike is no problem. According to our spring rate calculator you will need to order a 500lbs x 2.5" 38mm ID fitment titanium spring. Order here: https://www.ti-springs.com/category/ti-springs Please be sure to check out all our other products on the website! I hope this helps. Regards Scout @ Ti-Sproings.com

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Chris Jacobs 11/11/2018

Hi I'm looking for new spring for my vivid coil r2c it's 240x76 on a lapierre 727dh I weight 12 I'm not sure what size I need Thanks in advance

admin 17/11/2018

Hi Chris Thank you for your comment. A titanium spring for a RockShox Vivid shock on your Lapierre 727 DH bike is no problem. Please could you let me know which model year your bike is? I look forward to hearing back from you soon. Regards Scout @ Ti-Springs.com

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Raul 31/10/2018

Hi, What is the weight for a 450 lbs x2.5" 38 ID for ti and race ti models? REgards

admin 05/11/2018

Hi Raul Thank you for your comment. Weights for a 450lbs x 2.5" 38mm ID fitment titanium spring are as follows: Ti Spring - 462g Race Ti Spring - 406g I hope this helps. Regards Scout @ Ti-Springs.com

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Reinaldo Delgadillo 26/06/2018

Hi, I have a Rock Shock Super delux coil 230x60 new, my weigth ist 196 lb, mi bike is a Cannondale Jekyll 2018, 170 mm Fork in Front and rear 165 mm, What springs do you recommend for enduro? For this Shock

admin 27/06/2018

Hi Reinaldo Thank you for your comment. A titanium spring for a RockShox Super Deluxe shock on your Cannondale Jekyll bike is no problem. According to our spring rate calculator you will need to order a 550lbs x 2.5" 38mm ID fitment titanium spring. Order here: https://www.ti-springs.com/category/ti-springs Please be sure to check out all our other products on the website! I hope this helps. Regards Scout @ Ti-Springs.com

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Marian 12/07/2018

Hola, acabo de comprar una Santa Cruz Nomad V4 , con amortiguador Rockshox superdeluxe coil RCT. ( recorrido trasero 170mm). En amortiguador aparecen las siguientes medidas: 79(450) X 57.5 - 65mm. Mi peso con toda la equitación es de 62kg. Podéis decirme que muelle me recomendáis? También si está disponible y cuánto tarda en llegar a España. Muchas gracias!

Carlos Andres 18/09/2018

Hi! I have the same Bike and shock, but i Weight 178 lbs. Could you tell me please?

admin 19/09/2018

Hi Carlos Thank you for your comment. A titanium spring for a RockShox Super Deluxe shock on a Santa Cruz Nomad V4 bike is no problem. According to our spring rate calculator you will need to order a 500lbs x 2.5" 38mm ID fitment titanium spring. Order here: https://www.ti-springs.com/category/ti-springs Please be sure to check out all our other products on the website! I hope this helps. Regards Scout @ Ti-Springs.com

admin 12/07/2018

Hi Marian Thank you for your comment. Sorry we do not speak Spanish. A titanium spring for a RockShox Super Deluxe shock on a Santa Cruz Nomad V4 bike is no problem. According to our spring rate calculator you will need to order a 400lbs x 2.5" 38mm ID fitment titanium spring. Order here: https://www.ti-springs.com/category/ti-springs Please be sure to check out all our other products on the website! I hope this helps. Regards Scout @ Ti-Springs.com

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Ivan Bethencourt 15/07/2018

Hi. I need a metric spring for my new Commencal Supreme 2019.The shock is 250 x 75.. what is the spring in inch that I need??

admin 15/07/2018

Hi Ivan Thank you for your comment. You will need to order a 3" stroke spring for your Commencal Supreme bike. I hope this helps. Regards Scout @ Ti-Springs.com

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Martin Gregersen 09/07/2018

Using RS superdeluxe 230/65 need 30% sag my weight is 64-65kg riding trail, enduro and bikepark on same bike. Witch size and weight would you recommend?? :-)

admin 12/07/2018

Hi Martin Thank you for your comment. A titanium spring for a RockShox Super Deluxe shock is no problem. Please could you let me know what bike you have? I look forward to hearing back from you soon. Regards Scout @ Ti-Springs.com

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