ShockStop Stem

Everything you need to know about the ShockStop Suspension Stem

Will the Shockstop Utility Mount work with a different (non-ShockStop) stem?
No. The utility mount is designed specifically to fit the ShockStop faceplate bolt pattern.  We do not recommend using the mount with any other stem.
Mon, 8 Jan, 2018 at 4:39 PM
Will the ShockStop Utility Mount fit my light/computer/bell/accessory?
Most likely. The utility mount is comprised of a section of 25.4mm (1 inch) diameter handlebar, so it will work with any accessory that can fit on a bar th...
Mon, 8 Jan, 2018 at 4:40 PM
How do I know if I need a handlebar shim for the ShockStop Stem?
The easiest way to determine your handlebar size is to see if it's printed on the handlebar. This will require removing your current stem faceplate. If...
Fri, 5 Jul, 2019 at 4:08 PM
My bike has a handlebar that is not 25.4mm or 26.0mm. Do you have other shim sizes?
We only carry 25.4 mm and 26.0 mm shims since those are the two most common handlebar sizes outside of 31.8 mm.  There are other manufacturers that make sh...
Mon, 8 Jan, 2018 at 4:43 PM
Where can I find the ShockStop Stem instructions?
For the 90-120mm Stem you can find them right here and for the 80mm stem you can find them right here. In addition, you can find instructions for any of our...
Mon, 17 May, 2021 at 4:20 PM
How do I switch from +6 degrees to -6 degrees?
All ShockStops come pre-loaded with an average setup of elastomers (60/70 combo) in the +6 degree direction. If you would like to switch the ShockStop to th...
Fri, 16 Mar, 2018 at 9:50 AM
Will the ShockStop Stem ever be available in other colors?
Unfortunately, we do not have any plans to make the ShockStop Stem in any other colors than black. If you'd like to put in a feature request, please ema...
Wed, 18 Mar, 2020 at 9:15 AM
If I have a flat bar, does it matter what side I put the elastomer on?
Nope! Just as long as the elastomer is on the top, it does not matter if it is on the left or the right. Also, make sure the elastomer handle is on the outs...
Mon, 9 Apr, 2018 at 2:12 PM
Can I Mount the M99 Supernova Light on the ShockStop Stem?
Yes you can! Here is a simple solution for mounting the M99 Supernova Light:
Thu, 30 Aug, 2018 at 9:26 PM
Why not two elastomers of the same stiffness?
The main reason that we provide 5 different elastomers is that it allows us to have a lot of distinct stiffness settings (15 different possible combinations ...
Wed, 4 Jul, 2018 at 1:09 PM