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Tigon

The Air-Charged Coil Shock - $899.99



Tigon is an entirely new DB Twin Tube shock that combines the sensitivity of a coil shock with the tunable support of an air spring – to fuel your most creative and playful riding yet.    

Tigon tracks the ground and grips like a coil shock, but thanks to our new patent-pending RAMP Tube Technology it also offers the mid-stroke and bottom out support that is often required from an air shock. Both of these benefits are now delivered in an entirely new layout that better withstands side-loading and buckling forces that can harm traditional coil shocks.

Want sensitivity and grip? Tigon delivers.  

Want more support? Just add air! 

Tigon’s RAMP Tube is a small air spring that works in conjunction with its main coil spring to control the shock’s progression. With this added feature, a rider will still rely on the main coil to support their body weight while setting sag – but can easily add up to 35% progression relative to a traditional coil shock. These adjustments are made using a basic shock pump.    

Highlights: 

  • Coil sensitivity with air support 
  • Main coil spring allows Tigon to offer incredible grip and ground-tracking sensitivity 
  • RAMP Tube Technology allows riders to add 20-35% more progression than typical coil shocks (30psi max)
  • Significantly increased strength due to the bracing provided by RAMP Tube  
  • Hand-built by riders in Western North Carolina

Need help tuning your shock? Visit our Rear Shock Tuning Guide

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Orders containing suspension are made to order and ship in 5-10 days.

Shocks are sold without Spring or Hardware.

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FROM ROCK GARDENS TO HARD-PACKED JUMP LINES

Tigon combines the ground tracking sensitivity of a coil shock with the mid-stroke and bottom out support of an air shock. Cane Creek’s Engineering team produced the world’s first DB Twin Tube shock that defies traditional shock categories. 

The air-charged RAMP Tube on Tigon allows riders to make quick, easy adjustments to increase liveliness, add support, or conversely, improve the plushness of their ride.

SENSITIVITY OR SUPPORT? CHOOSE BOTH.

FROM ROCK GARDENS TO HARD-PACKED JUMP LINES

Tigon combines the ground tracking sensitivity of a coil shock with the mid-stroke and bottom out support of an air shock. Cane Creek’s Engineering team produced the world’s first DB Twin Tube shock that defies traditional shock categories. 

The air-charged RAMP Tube on Tigon allows riders to make quick, easy adjustments to increase liveliness, add support, or conversely, improve the plushness of their ride.

“…there’s no other shock on the market that can claim all of the Tigon's selling points. Most importantly, the Tigon is strong enough to withstand clevis shock mounts. Simply put, it's supple, strong, consistent, and resists bottoming.”

– Matt Beer, Pinkbike

Additional information

Weight

+/- 438g* (210 – without spring, varies by size)

Damping

DB Twin Tube Technology

Adjustments

RAMP Tube, independent high & low-speed compression, low-speed rebound, 2 position Climb Switch

Shaft Diameter

12.7mm (1/2")

Manufacturing

Designed, tested, and hand assembled in Fletcher, NC

Warranty

Limited 2-year warranty

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Q & A

By bike is Canyon Neuron al 7 2022 Msize, My weight is 175Lbs, which spring rate should I buy and also I have a Sprindex coil , could it be installed to Tigon. Thank you MARTIN asked on February 14, 2024

Hello, we have your spring rate at roughly 455 pounds, we recommend rounding down by 50 pounds when using out Tigon. We also recommend our linear valt spring as you can add progression with the RAMPTube the Tigon offers.

Andy Bennett answered on February 14, 2024 store manager
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Do these shocks come with bushings? If not, where can I find bushings of the correct size? Devin Caplow-Munro asked on January 31, 2024

Hello, our shocks come with Igus Bushing, however, shock hardware is not included.

Andy Bennett answered on February 7, 2024 store manager
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Extremely interested in running this on my Trek Rail; but I’m a large rider and need to run an 800lb spring. What is the smallest inner diameter spring I can run? As only a few manufacturers make that spring weight Daniel Nielsen asked on January 20, 2024

The inner diameter of the spring must be 36.5mm. That is the dimension required to clear the RAMP Tube and damper body.

Will Hart answered on January 23, 2024 store manager
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Can you tell me what size spring to use I weight 190 lbs TIM SHILLING asked on January 9, 2024

We need to know rear wheel travel & shock stroke as well to perform the calculation. It goes as follows: rear wheel travel (mm) DIVIDED BY shock stroke (mm) MULTIPLIED BY rider weight. This equals your analytical spring rate. Choose the spring rate that is closest to this value. Any more questions, we'd love to chat - please reach out to support@canecreek.com for more correspondence!

Will Hart answered on January 12, 2024 store manager
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can you tell me the a coil DB Kitsum setup for a cannondale Moterra Carbon 1 2022 TIM SHILLING asked on January 9, 2024

Due to the clevis shock mount configuration, this frame would be a fantastic candidate for a Tigon! The Tigon is better suited to be run on bikes in this travel range that use this type of mounting configuration. Looks like it uses a 230 x 65 shock with 20mm x 8mm hardware in the leading eyelet (empty rear).

Will Hart answered on January 9, 2024 store manager
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Chris Kennedy
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5/5

Un-freaking-believable! I purchased this for a 2024 Trek Fuel Ex 9.8. I found the stock shock harsh on small bumps and chatter.

I expected some trade offs moving to the Tigon. I’m happily disappointed in that expectation. I have not encountered a situation where the Tigon has not out performed the stock shock. Climbing? Loads of traction and support. Jumping? Controlled pop for days! Descending? No surprise here…buttery smooth. Pumping? This thing should work at a gas station.

Add face melting customer service from Andy to this legendary shock performance and I’ll be happily riding Cane Creek suspension for years to come!

4 days ago
Cory Monroe
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5/5

Had a factory air shock which blew up after 4 months(yes it was “that” shock) I wasn’t going to deal with it so order the tigon with high hopes and it does not disappoint, I cannot describe the night and day feel, this shock is amazing, it eats big hits, is great in tech, the ramp tube is an outstanding feature, the climb switch works very well to firm up LSC. Rode oregon, Nevada, and Arizona so far without issue. I hope it remains reliable, time will tell.
6’1” 230lbs athletic build, ibis ripmo, 650lb vault linear, 25lb in ramp tube. Thinking of getting another to run on a Santa Cruz. Will be ordering a 600lb spring for when I’m not wearing rain gear and a backpack.

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Kevin Harned
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I'm 6ft, 215# fully-knitted, 650# spring, 30% sag, HSC at 25%, LSC and LSR at factory 50%, 20psi in ramp tube. 1st ride on 2021 Specialized Levo Comp 29er...18.6mi with over 3200ft elevation change of everything from flat grassland trails to heavily-rooted mine fields to downhills with 6-8in drops in technical terrain and shock performed much better than my stock air shock. I felt more sure-footed even on the gnarliest of big roots. No detectable bottom-outs, but I didn't do any jumps today. Very pleased with my purchase.

3 months ago

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