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Öhlins Racing is excited to invite you to view the latest edition of PERFORMANCE, the exciting online magazine that gives an intriguing insight into the diverse world of this legendary suspension brand.
You will have free, exclusive access to stories from around the globe on two and four wheels, racing, street, dirt and even snow...
In this edition we look into Öhlins' racing successes, the challenges of the Dakar, the big bucks world of Supercross, the firebreathing 550bhp Volvo Polestar machine and two readers specials; a gold leaf retro US Ducati and an ultra trick Fireblade from Croatia of all places.
Click on the magazine below and enter the World of Öhlins...
Nice feature on the "double gold" Ducati built by Rich Lambrechts
Öhlins have announced a brand new Suspension Control Unit, or SCU, upgrade for the Ducati Multistrada S to give the machine semi-active suspension. Available for models equipped with OEM EC Suspension, the already highly acclaimed Adventure bike will gain even more comfort, grip and improved agility, as well as an extended adjustment range.
Able to be installed very quickly, the SCU can be simply fitted by removing the ECU under the seat and installing the ‘plug and play’ new unit. Loaded with smart algorithms, the SCU changes the suspension from a passive system to a semi-active system, giving the rider continuous benefits.
Ducati have thrown the parts catalogue at their Diavel Cromo.
£15000 new its had over £7000 of Ducati Performance Parts and £3000 worth of suspension.
MCN Road Tester Micahel Neeves take it for a spin to see if its worth your hard earned cash.
To see the video click HERE
Welcome to the exciting first issue of Performance, our new online magazine that we hope will entertain and inform you about the wide world of Öhlins and the people that have made it the company it is today.
Öhlins is in an exciting time today with an unprecedented amount of racing activities around the world, new technological breakthroughs in many areas and expansion and growth into many different parts of the world. A lot has happened since we started this journey back in the 70's.
In fact we have so many stories to tell from around the world, inside the factory, on two and four wheels (and skis!) that the first job has been to try and decide what will make this first edition!
For more of issue 1 and mabe even win a couple of VIP MotoGP passes, click HERE
Ohlins USA is increasing its paddock presence at AMA Pro Road Racing events in 2012, to meet the needs of contracted teams and privateers. There will be four, count ’em, four Öhlins suspension technicians at every AMA national, and a larger mobile workshop for servicing racer’s needs.
Every rider using Öhlins suspension components, including privateers, needs to know that all Öhlins technicians are available at the races to answer questions, address set-up issues, and solve problems. An open invitation stands for all Öhlins equipped racers to discuss suspension recommendations with any technician in the paddock wearing an Öhlins shirt: without appointment, without issue, without delay. In short, if you use Öhlins suspension components, you’re a member of Team Öhlins USA....more