STX 46 Street Shock Absorber BM 836

Our popular and cost effective S46DR1 damper is the perfect upgrade for naked sports bikes. The damper is single tube design with a 46 mm piston. This monotube tube high pressure gas type shock absorber with an internal gas reservoir in the main body is loaded with performance. External rebound damping adjustment and pre-load adjustment is possible.

Fits for vehicles

  • BMW R 100 GS (1987 – 1994)

    • ABE (Germany)
  • BMW R 100 GS Paris-Dakar (1987 – 1994)

    • ABE (Germany)
  • BMW R 80 GS (1988 – 1994)

    • ABE (Germany)

Part number

BM 836

Type Code


Single tube

Single tube

Piston diameter

Piston diameter: 46 mm

type D

Monotube high pressure gas type of shock absorber with internal reservoir in the main body.

R1 rebound damping adjuster

Adjustable rebound damping on single tube shocks. Adjuster wheel above the end eye.


Hose mounted hydraulic spring preload adjuster.

Technical data

Length:495 mm
Stroke:80 mm
Rate N/mm:80 N/mm
Mounted spring:00698-24


On some bikes it is necessary to grind the lower corners of the upper frame mount, so the Öhlins shock absorber head will have full clearance. Please check mounting instructions for details.