ISSUE 9
    


Firstly, welcome! This is our ninth edition of Performance and we’ve once again been busy gathering stories from across the globe for another mixed and hopefully entertaining issue to read...



39 year old Byrne splits his time between his old stomping grounds near his beloved Brands Hatch and Spain- which is ideal for winter testing and riding road cycles, a hobby he has an impressive fitness level for. His Harley-Davidson ’49 model has been subtly yet painstakingly customised by his local dealer, Maidstone Harley-Davidson; with the result being a lean and moody version of the original...



There are not many 25 year olds who can boast two world titles, but following a dominating 2015 World Speedway Championship, British born Tai Woffinden is one of the rare breeds who can...



The East Africa Safari Classic has become a mecca for lovers of vintage rallying and what could be more authentic than a seventy-seven year old racer and his 1975 Porsche 911...



Over the years, Öhlins has worked with many legendary motorcycle craftsmen and women from across the globe; from short-circuit stars of WSB, BSB, MotoGP and AMA to the off-road thrill seekers of desert racing and motocross. The Swedish firm has also partnered some of the world’s top custom builders too, creating both high-spec race replicas for track and one-off customs for road use...



The buzzword on the pages and screens of the mountain bike media and forums this year has been ‘Öhlins’ as the motorsport suspension company launched new products for the ultra popular ‘Enduro’ sector. The all new RXF 34 front fork and STX22 air shock have blazed a new trail in this discerning world where specifications are pored over online and in the clubhouses of MTB courses. And crucially these products are available as aftermarket for any 29” wheel models which have the right axle dimensions...



Upgrading your car suspension is not a decision to be taken lightly. There will undoubtedly be clear benefits to doing so - improved grip and handling for the road and track day fun being top of the list - but there are pitfalls too... such as the potential to upset day to day comfort...

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