Several fork spring manufacturers make kits designed to lower the front end of your bike by 1" - 2".

    Although many of the kits are for Harleys, a number of metric bikes are also covered.

    Click below for details

Fork Lowering Kits from Progressive

Most fork lowering kits from Progressive allow the front end to be dropped by your choice of either 1" or 2".
The drop for Harley VRSC's is limited to 1".
Complete with replacement progressive springs, washers, spacers & instructions.
Available applications are all listed.  All priced at £135/pair delivered.



Sportsters 1986-1987 (35mm forks)

Sportsters 1988-2015 (except XL1200S) (39mm forks)

FLHT / FLT / FLHR / FLTR 1984-2001 (except trikes) (41mm forks)

FLHT / FLT / FLHR / FLTR 2006-2013 (except trikes) (41mm forks)

FLHT / FLHX / FLHR 2014-2016 (except Low models) (49mm forks)

FXD 2006-2017 (except FXDSE) (49mm forks)

FXWG 1985-1986 (41mm forks)

FXDWG 1993-2005 (41mm forks)

FXST / FLST 1984-2017 (41mm forks)

VRSCA/B/D/W 2002-2012

VT600 Shadow 1988-2005

VF750C Magna / Deluxe 1994-2003

VT750 Shadow Ace 1998-2003

VT750DC Spirit 2001-2003 & 2005-2007

VT1100 Aero 1998-2002

VT1100C Shadow 1985-2007

VT1100 Ace / Spirit / Sabre 1987-2007

VTX1300C 2004-2009

VTX1300R/S Retro 2003-2009

VTX1300T 2008-2009

X-4 1997

Scout 2015-2016

VN400 Vulcan 1995

VN800 Vulcan 1995-2005

VN800 Vulcan Classic 1996-2005

VN800 Vulcan Drifter 2006

VN1500D Vulcan Classic 1996-2008

VN1500 Vulcan Drifter 1999-2005

VN1500 Vulcan Nomad 1998-2001

VN1500 Vulcan/SE/L 1987-1999

VN1600 Vulcan Classic 2003-2007

VN1600 Vulcan Nomad 2005-2008

VS750 Intruder 1988-1991

VS800 Intruder/S50 1992-2008

Bonneville 2001-2014

Bonneville America 2002-2014

Bonneville SE 2009-2014

Bonneville Speedmaster 2003-2014

T100 2002-2014

Rocket III 2008-2014

XVS400 1996

XV650 V-Star 1998-2010

XV700 Virago 1984-1987

XV750 Virago 1988-1997

XV1000 Virago 1984-1985

XV1100 Virago 1986-1999

XV1100 V-Star 1999-2009

XVS1100 Road Star Silverado 2006

XV1200 V-Max 1985-2007

XV1600A Road Star 1999-2003

XV1700 Road Star (not Warrior) 2004-2012

XV1900 Roadliner 2006-2012

XV1900CT Stratoliner 2006-2012

progressive "drop-in" fork kits

Progressive have introduced a range of "drop-in" fork lowering kits, which transform a fairly time consuming installation process into a quick and simple job.
Lower the front end of your bike by up to 2" without disassembling the entire forks, or even changing the oil!
The entire procedure can be done in 30 minutes with basic tools.
Available applications are all listed.   All priced at £135/pair delivered.

Sportsters 1988-2015 (except XL1200S) (39mm forks)

Sportster XL883N Iron 2016-2018

FLD 2012-2016

FLHT / FLT 1999-2011 (except trikes) (41mm forks)

FLHT / FLTR 2002-2005 (cartridge forks)

FXCW/C 2008-2013

FXD 1999-2005 (except FXDWG)

FXD 2006-2017 (49mm forks)

FXDWG 1999-2005 (non-cartridge forks)

FXST / FLST 2000-2017 (41mm forks)

VRSCF 2009-2017

VRSCDX V-Rod 2012-2017

VTX1800C 2002-2004

VTX1800C/F 2005-2008

VTX1800N/R/S/T 2002-2008

VN1700J Vulcan Vaquero 2011-2014

VN1700 Vulcan Voyager 2009-2014

ZX14 2006-2010

GSX-R750 1986-2009

GSX-R1000 2007-2008

GSX1300R HAYABUSA 1999-2013

M109R 2006-2007

FZ6R 2009-2014

XVS950 V-Star 2009-2014

XV1700PC Road Star Warrior 2002-2009

XV1900C Raider 2008-2014

XV1900 Roadliner/Stratoliner 2006-2014

YZF-R1 2009-2011

YZF-R6 2005

YZF-R6 2008-2014

Fork Lowering Kits from Burly

Burly kits use progressively wound springs to deliver a compliant ride, yet resist bottoming.
Kit includes components to lower bike your choice of 1" or 2" in most cases.
Requires disassembly of forks.
Kits are available for most Harley models from early to current.

Complete with replacement progressive springs, washers, spacers & instructions.
Available applications are all listed.  All priced at £135/pair delivered.

Sportsters XLH 883/1000/1100 1986-1987 (35mm forks)

Sportsters 1988-2015 (except XL1200S) (39mm forks)

FLHT / FLT / FLHR / FLTR 1999-2001 (except trikes) (41mm forks)

FLHT / FLT / FLHR / FLTR 2006-2013 (except trikes) (41mm forks)

FLHTCU / FLHTK / FLTRX /FLTRXS / FLHX / FLHXS / FLHR 2014-2016 (49mm forks)

FXD 1999-2005 (except FXDX) (39mm forks)

FXD 2006-2017 (except FXDSE) (49mm forks)

FXDWG 1999-2005 (41mm forks)

FXST 2000-2010 (41mm forks)

FLST 2000-2017 (41mm forks)


Note: Drop limited to 1" for FLT/FLHT 1999-2013

Burley also make fork lowering kits for Harley Springers FXSTS / FLSTS 2000-2006.

These kits provide a quick and easy way to lower Springer front forks by 1.5".

This kit comes with two chrome compression springs, spring spacers and bushings.

Price is £163/pair delivered.

Fork Lowering Kits from L A Choppers

L A Choppers also produce a range of Harley-only fork lowering kits.
Kit includes components to lower bike 1" - 1.5" in most cases. Note that FLH models must not be lowered more than 1".
Requires disassembly of forks.

Complete with replacement progressive springs, washers, spacers & instructions.
Available applications are all listed.  All priced at £120/pair delivered.

Sportsters 1988-2015 (except XL1200S) (39mm forks)

FLHT / FLT / FLHR 1999-2001 (except trikes) (41mm forks)

FLHT / FLT / FLHR 2006-2013 (except trikes) (41mm forks)

FLHT / FLHX / FLHR 2014-2016 (49mm forks)

FXD 1999-2005 (except FXDX) (39mm forks)

FXD 2006-2017 (except FXDSE) (49mm forks)

FXDWG 1999-2005 (41mm forks)

FXST 2000-2010 (41mm forks)

FLST 2000-2017 (41mm forks)


Fork Lowering Kit from Arlen Ness

Specially designed fork dampers are shorter than stock and specifically drilled to lower your motorcycle while retaining a factory quality ride.
Ranging from 1-1/2" to 2-1/2" drop, each fork damper is model specific and utilizes factory fork springs.
Fork dampers feature a shortened length and are drilled in strategic positions to obtain a factory ride quality.
Each kit includes 2 complete damper assemblies.
Available applications are all for 41mm forks, as listed.  All priced at £69/pair delivered.

FLHT 1999-2001 (except trikes) - lowers by 1.5"

FLHT / FLTR 2006-2013 (except trikes) - lowers by 1.5"

FLHR 1999-2013 (except trikes) - lowers by 1.5"

FLST 2000-2017 - lowers by 2"

FXST 2000-2010 - lowers by 2.5"

Choose your Fork Loweringe Kit:
Progressive fork lowering kit £135/pr
Progressive 'Drop-In' fork lowering kit £135/pr
Burly fork lowering kit £135/pr
L A Choppers fork lowering kit £120/pr
L A Choppers fork lowering kit £69/pr