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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.

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.

2014 Sardegna Rally Results

Friday, June 13, 2014
Husqvarna’s Alessandro Botturi claimed the overall victory in the 2014 Sardegna Rally, the Italian rider beating KTM ace Marc Coma.

MotoGP Catalunya Friday Results 2014

Friday, June 13, 2014
Forward Racing’s Aleix Espargaro heads the Friday practice timesheets at his home GP in Catalunya, followed by Tech 3 Yamaha’s Bradley Smith.

Erik Buell Racing Reveals EBR 1190SX

Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Erik Buell Racing reveals its latest production model, the EBR 1190SX, a naked version of the American marque's 1190RX superbike.

2014 SCORE Baja 500 Results

Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Kawasaki Riders Ricky Brabec, David Pearson and Max Eddy Jr. piloted their factory-supported KX450F to the 2014 Baja 500 motorcycle win.

Ducati Scrambler to Launch in 2015

Monday, June 9, 2014
Ducati officially teases its Scrambler model with a private viewing of the prototype version, with the Italian marque promising a 2015 release date.

World Superbike Sepang Results 2014

Sunday, June 8, 2014
Aprilia’s Marco Melandri doubles up at Sepang, while points leader Tom Sykes runs into some trouble, as World Superbike pays its first visit to Malaysia.

Thunder Valley 250 Motocross Results 2014

Saturday, June 7, 2014
Blake Baggett spoils Jeremy Martin’s winning ways, taking the 250 overall at Thunder Valley thanks to a Moto 2-winning performance.

Thunder Valley 450 Motocross Results 2014

Saturday, June 7, 2014
Ken Roczen bests his KTM factory teammate, Ryan Dungey, as well as Yoshimura Suzuki’s James Stewart to take the 450 Motocross victory at Thunder Valley.

American Honda Debuts 2015 CBR300R

Tuesday, June 3, 2014
The CBR300R, first announced in October 2013, makes its way into the American Honda lineup as a 2015 model.

Isle of Man Superbike TT Results 2014

Sunday, June 1, 2014
Michael Dunlop scores his first win of the 2014 Isle of Man TT, piloting the BMW to victory in the opening Superbike race.

2015 Ducati Monster 821 First Look

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Ducati updates its middleweight Monster platform with the liquid-cooled 821cc Testastretta 11 L-Twin as the Italian marque debuts its all-new Monster 821.

BMW Concept Roadster First Look

Friday, May 23, 2014
BMW Motorrad debuts a Boxer-powered motorcycle concept at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este with its aggressively-styled Concept Roadster.

Michelin Takes Over MotoGP Tire Contract

Friday, May 23, 2014
French tire manufacturer Michelin returns to MotoGP, replacing Bridgestone as the spec tire supplier for the premier class in 2016.

Bultaco Reborn as Electric Motorcycle Brand

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Historic Spanish marque Bultaco will rebrand itself as an electric motorcycle maker, announcing the Rapitan prototype and promising new EV bikes for 2014.

Simon Andrews Dies After NW200 Crash

Monday, May 19, 2014
English road racer Simon Andrews succumbs to injuries sustained in a crash at the 2014 North West 200.

2014 North West 200 Results

Monday, May 19, 2014
The Dunlop brothers split Superbike wins on the final day of racing at the North West 200, with Michael taking the feature NW200 prize aboard his BMW S1000RR.

MotoGP Le Mans Qualifying Results 2014

Saturday, May 17, 2014
Marc Marquez stays perfect with pole position secured at Le Mans, with the defending MotoGP champion followed on Row1 by Yamaha rookie Pol Espargaro and Ducati’s Andrea Dovizioso.

2014 North West 200 SS & STK Results

Friday, May 16, 2014
Irishman Alastair Seeley improves his North West 200 successes, with a double victory performance during the opening day of the 2014 races.

2015 Suzuki RM-Z450 First Look

Friday, May 16, 2014
Suzuki updates its 450 Motocross platform with the air fork and launch control, with the 2015 RM-Z450 joined by its 250 four-stroke MX sibling, the RM-Z250, as well as the returning RM85 two-stroke.