Rock Shocks

Rock Shocks have a long history in off road competition with success in all branches of the sport dating back to 1976.

The first Rock Shocks made their debut at the Scottish Six Day Trial. Every rider using Rock Shocks finished the event.

As a result of the modifications made from the lessons learned at the SSDT Rock Shocks began to dominate trials in the 1980’s. Almost every British National Solo and Sidecar Trial Championship, including Schoolboy A & B held in 1980, 81, 82, 83, and 84 was won on Rock Shocks.

With the arrival of the Monoshock the decision was taken to cease production. Thirty years later in 2006, Twin Shock and pre 65 Trials were growing in popularity and new improved Rock Shocks were revived by popular demand.

The new alloy bodied Rock Shocks feature 12mm piston rods, improved internal adjustable damping characteristics, Hydraulic cushioning and extended top and bottom mountings. Rock Shocks are available in lengths between 220mm to 425mm (8.5in-16.75in) with bushes to suit most of the popular twin shock trlals bikes.

An enormous advantage for the rider is that Rock Shocks can be stripped down, serviced and tuned by yourself.

John Bull acquired Rock Shocks from Pete Edmondson in 2009 after selling his CNC machining business which specialised in supplying components to Formula One race teams. John himself is an accomplished rider having won many events, including Internationals dating back to the early 60’s on his works Ossa’s supplied by Windsor Comp Shop and Kawasaki’s from Alec Wright. He is still very competitive today in Classic Trials on one of his own Bully Dot’s.

With demand increasing, Gary Fleckney joined John in February 2013 to ease the production pressure and allow the development of new products.  The latest being the new Yamaha monoshock. Gary himself has a hydraulic engineering background and has been an enthusiastic competitor since the 70’s and can be seen with John competing across the UK and Europe while testing and promoting the products.

Rock Shocks are now being used around the World from Australia to the USA on bikes from AJS to Yamaha in all forms of competition.

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1 day ago

This weekend we will be at the British Bike Bonanza for the trial and scramble and will have our usual supply of Rockshocks spares with us,
We have also sent Bully off to Bilstain with a selection of ... See more

1 week ago

Wye Valley, Kia Trial. Fantastic sections, great views, good ride round and brilliant company.
A pity that I had problems with the TY.. Started at section 13 which was a tricky slippery rock section ... See more

3 weeks ago

This weekend we will be changing bikes again to the 650 TriBsa. We will be at Woodford for the Northampton Classic Clubs scramble.
The stand will be up and we will have our usually supply of parts ... See more

1 month ago

Rockshocks is once again pleased to announce their sponsorship of the Gerry Holdstock Euro Cup Trial being held by the Golden Valley Classic Motorcycle Club. The venue is Cowcombe Wood, Chalford, ... See more

1 month ago

A good weekend away last week at the 3rd KIA round with a well organised trial and no queuing.

Some good rides for Rockshocks riders;

Expert Monoshock
2. Dan Sanders
3. Colin Ward
4. Steve ... See more

1 month ago
Timeline Photos

Well that is us just back from the Highland Classic and after an eleven hour journey Caroline unloaded the pick up while I not only cleaned the Dot which performed fantastically helping me to equal ... See more

1 month ago

Gary Fleckney of Rockshocks will be competing in the Highland Classic Trial this coming weekend Saturday, 11 and Sunday 12 June 2016 being held in the The Alvie Estate in Aviemore, Scotland.

Please ... See more

1 month ago
News & Events – Rock Shocks

Rockshocks are now offering an option to have your new Rockshocks anodised in a range of colours for an additional £40. If you are interested in having your shocks anodised, then please call ... See more

03Jun 2016 Anodising Rockshocks Gary Fleckney Uncategorised Rockshocks are now offering an option to have your new Rockshocks anodised in a range of colours for an additional £40. If you are ... See more

1 month ago

Rockshocks is now set up to take credit card payments for all products. However, please note that if you wish to pay by credit card, then you will need to place your order over the phone. All ... See more

2 months ago

Last weekend was the second round of the KIA championship with over 170 riders. Well done Golden Valley on the organisation for that amount of riders with no queueing. A tad on the easy side but ... See more

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  2. High Quality Components

    We only use the best quality components in Rock Shocks, giving you reliability, handling and the ride quality you need to compete with the best.

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    We will build and set up your shock so it is perfect for you…. just talk to us and we will make it happen.

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