Twistgrip Magazine was published for two years between Fall of 1997 and Spring of'1999. Twistgrip was the inspiration of Fausto Vitello, who's passion for motorcycles led him to start Twistgrip with a small SF based staff, in the spirit of the other titles at High Speed Productions. SF. After two years in print, Twistgrip was still not making a profit. The staff bought the title and briefly considered an indy run in print, but the economics of that were soon proven impossible, and as print magazines went by the wayside, so did Twistgrip.