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Bart Madson
By Bart Madson
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Bashing away at the MotoUSA keyboard for nine years now, Madson lends his scribbling and editorial input on everything from bike reviews to industry analysis and motorcycle racing reports.

KTM Confirms 1290 Super Adventure

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
KTM will add the 1290 Super Adventure to its 2015 model lineup, with the Austrian marque billing its forthcoming mount as a luxury sport-touring platform.

MotoGP Brno Qualifying Results 2014

Saturday, August 16, 2014
Marc Marquez claimed his ninth pole position of the 2014 season during qualifying at Brno.

MotoGP Brno Friday Results 2014

Friday, August 15, 2014
Defending MotoGP champion and runaway points leader Marc Marquez sets the pace at Brno, the Respol Honda ace topping the Friday timesheets.

2015 Can-Am Spyder First Look Spy Shots

Thursday, August 14, 2014
The three-wheeled Can-Am Spyder is caught testing in Germany, and the 2015 Spyder appears slated for a complete styling overhaul.

2015 Suzuki GSX-S1000 Streetfighter Spied

Monday, August 11, 2014
A naked streetfighter version of Suzuki’s GSX-R1000 is spied during a photo shoot in the US, with the GSX-S1000 slated to debut later this year. Get a sneak peak of the new Suzuki streetfighter.

2014 Q2 Pushes Motorcycle Sales Up 2.6%

Friday, August 1, 2014
Motorcycle sales rebound slightly from a stagnant first quarter, with the MIC reporting Q2 sales pushing the 2014 six-month tally up 2.6% year over year.

2014 Honda VFR Interceptor First Ride

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
After a multi-year hiatus from Honda's US line-up, the VFR Interceptor returns to the American market with notable revisions in 2014. See how the new iteration fares on road in this First Ride.

MotoGP Sachsenring Results 2014

Sunday, July 13, 2014
Repsol Honda's Marc Marquez makes it nine for nine with a victory at Sachsenring, with rain creating a hectic start to the MotoGP race.

MotoGP Sachsenring Qualifying Results 2014

Saturday, July 12, 2014
Marc Marquez demonstrates his supremacy in the MotoGP ranks once again, as the Repsol Honda ace seizes pole position at Sachsenring.

BMW Updates 2015 Models Including GS

Friday, July 11, 2014
BMW Motorrad announces a dozen 2015 models, with notable update to the flagship R1200GS and debut of a special edition version of the K1300S.

2015 Honda CB300F First Look

Thursday, July 10, 2014
American Honda announces the all-new CB300F, a naked standard version of its forthcoming CBR300R, making use of the same 286cc Single.

Harley-Davidson Recalls 66,421 Touring Models

Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Harley-Davidson has issued a recall of its ABS-equipped 2014 Touring models, with the front brake line potentially pinched between the fuel tank and frame.

2015 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Spy Shots

Wednesday, July 2, 2014
After a conspicuous absence from the 2014 Harley-Davidson Touring lineup, the Road Glide appears slated for a 2015 model year return – as photographers capture a redesigned Road Glide in action.

EBR Announces 1190SX Specs & MSRP

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Erik Buell Racing announces pricing and specifications for its new 1190SX streetfighter, which will hit dealers in early July and retail for $16,995.

2015 Kawasaki KX250F First Look

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Kawasaki updates its quarter-liter motocross platform for 2015, with engine and suspension updates.

2015 Kawasaki KX450F First Look

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Kawasaki updates its KX450F motocross platform with new piston and revised ECU settings, as well as new Showa air fork.

H-D’s LiveWire, the Heretical New Harley

Thursday, June 19, 2014
Harley-Davidson announced its surprising LiveWire electric motorcycle design. But what does it mean for The Motor Company?

High Point 250 Motocross Results 2014

Saturday, June 14, 2014
Pro Circuit Kawasaki’s Blake Baggett extends his 250 Moto winning streak to three with a sweep at High Point, gaining ground on point leader Jeremy Martin.

High Point 450 Motocross Results 2014

Saturday, June 14, 2014
James Stewart gets his first overall Motocross victory of the year at High Point, where the Yoshimura Suzuki ace swept both 450 Motos and gained ground in the title chase.

MotoGP Catalunya Qualifying Results 2014

Saturday, June 14, 2014
Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa broke Marc Marquez’s perfect qualifying streak, seizing pole position for tomorrows Catalan Grand Prix.