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DBcoil IL

For years riders have had to sacrifice carrying the weight of a coil shock in order to get the performance and consistency they desired. The DBcoil IL is the first ever twin-tube inline shock that packs in all of the function of a piggyback coil shock in a lighter (*333g difference) and sleeker package. Equipped with a VALT®* lightweight spring, Climb Switch technology, 4-way adjustability and unparalleled Double Barrel performance, the DBcoil IL dominates aggressive descents with superior small bump compliance, heat dissipation and linear spring action.

All shocks are built to order by hand in our facility in North Carolina, USA.  All DBcoil IL shocks are currently backordered. For shock build times Click HERE 

Coil shocks are sold without Spring or Hardware

PLEASE NOTE: COIL IL shocks are not compatible with Specialized Stumpjumper and Levo frames.




Cane Creek Coil IL with white progressive rate coil spring


Twin-tube design

Setting the DBcoil IL apart from other inline shocks, oil circulates continuously through externally adjustable shock valves. Twin-tube shocks have two main chambers, a compression chamber, and a rebound chamber, separated by the adjustable valves. The main damping piston forces damping oil between the compression and rebound chambers via the externally adjustable damping valves. Compared to other shocks in its class, Cane Creek inline shocks use significantly more oil in the damper; 40-50% more oil. On the trail, this routing of oil translates into less fade, more control, and greater consistency

Cane Creek Coil IL

Climb Switch

Climb Switch (CS) Technology – CS shocks have four low-speed damping circuits and two high-speed damping circuits. When engaged, the low-speed damping is changed via a set of internal “climbing circuits.” We tune these circuits specifically for the demands of off-road climbing to achieve improved pedal efficiency with less chassis motion. Unlike other climbing platforms, our CS feature adjusts both low-speed compression and rebound. 

Linear + Progressive VALT Springs

The performance of your coil shock is directly related to the quality of your spring. VALT springs offer a significant weight reduction over standard steel springs.

Progressive-Rate VALT springs maintain the sensitivity and “set it and forget it” mentality of a traditional coil set up, but with the progressiveness and ramp up that hard-charging riders demand.  Progression begins at 50% into the stroke of the spring. Find out more about our springs HERE


The DBcoil IL offers an unparalleled range of adjustability through external adjusters that independently control each phase of damping without crossover effects. Other inline shocks typically provide the user with a single rebound adjustment or rebound combined with limited pre-set low-speed compression. The easy tunability of Double Barrels means a rider can make a quick trail-side change, increasing pop, plushness, or other features for personalized fine-tuning.

Double Barrel Twin Tube Technology

Exclusive Twin Tube Technology circulates oil continuously through the damping valving to achieve highly controllable, independent damping for both compression and rebound strokes. This unique design moves oil through externally adjustable valving instead of the main piston, allowing for superior tunability and eliminating the need for internal valving changes to achieve proper shock setup.

Additional information


~285 grams (weight varies by size)


Twin-tube independent compression and rebound in two high-speed and four low-speed damping circuits


4-way independent adjustment:

High speed compression
Low speed compression
High speed rebound
Low speed rebound

Spring preload Climb Switch On/off

Shaft Material

Induction-hardened 4130 steel

Shaft Diammeter



Anodized and laser-etched

Mounting Interface

High performance low friction bushing 1/2" Universal Axle

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