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Articles By Bart Madson - Editor

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.

Misano MotoGP Qualifying 2011

Saturday, September 3, 2011
Repsol Honda’s Casey Stoner secures yet another pole position in record-breaking fashion, the points leader heading the grid for tomorrow’s Misano GP.

MotoGP Owner Bridgepoint Acquires WSBK

Friday, September 2, 2011
MotoGP and World Superbike will be owned by the same parent company, with European private equity firm Bridgepoint purchasing SBK owner Infront Sports & Media.

Edwards to Forward Racing CRT in 2012

Friday, September 2, 2011
Colin Edwards will campaign the 2012 Grand Prix season, the Texan piloting a CRT effort from Forward Racing.

2011 Adventure-Touring Expedition – Day 9

Thursday, September 1, 2011
For two of the test riders, the Motorcycle USA 2011 Adventure-Touring Expedition ends with the final 450 miles of a 2500-mile journey concluding at MCUSA HQ.

2011 Adventure-Touring Expedition – Day 8

Wednesday, August 31, 2011
The Motorcycle USA Adventure-Touring crew gets its best taste of the dirt toward the end, running the 101 miles of primitive road known as the Magruder Corridor.

2011 Adventure-Touring Expedition – Day 7

Monday, August 29, 2011
The Motorcycle USA crew makes it to the Idaho/Montana border again - this time preparing to face the Magruder Corridor on their Adventure-Touring mounts.

2011 Adventure-Touring Expedition – Day 6

Sunday, August 28, 2011
Day 6 of Motorcycle USA's Adventure-Touring expedition is spent out of the saddle, dodging bikes, boulders and black bears at the Big Sky XC.

2011 Adventure-Touring Expedition – Day 5

Saturday, August 27, 2011
Day 5 of the Motorcycle USA Adventure Touring Expedition gets us back on track and in Big Sky, Montana, ready to cover the XC race.

2011 Adventure-Touring Expedition – Day 4

Friday, August 26, 2011
The Adventure-Touring Expedition gets back on track with Big Sky, Montana in our sites.

2011 Adventure-Touring Expedition – Day 3

Thursday, August 25, 2011
Day 3 sees a change of plan for Motorcycle USA's Adventure-Touring Shootout. What? We're still in Utah?!

2011 Adventure-Touring Expedition – Day 2

Wednesday, August 24, 2011
After surviving the intense heat of Death Valley, Day 2 of the adventure touring expedition was red rock and high desert.

Racing Past the Ace Café London

Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Motorcycle USA pays a visit to hallowed ground in British motorcycling, the internationally renowned Ace Café London.

2011 Adventure-Touring Expedition – Day 1

Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Day 1 of MCUSA's 2011 Adventure Motorcycle Tour takes them through the aptly named Death Valley with ambient temperatures reaching over 115 degrees fahrenheit.

Spy Shot: 2012 Water-Cooled BMW R1200GS

Friday, August 19, 2011
BMW spy shots reveal a water-cooled R1200GS prototype, confirming rumors that the 2012 R1200GS will utilize an all-new liquid-cooled version of the iconic Boxer Twin.

MV Agusta’s Castiglioni Dead at 64

Wednesday, August 17, 2011
MV Agusta President Caludio Castiglioni has died at the age of 64 in Varese, Italy.

Yamaha and Honda Test 2012 Bikes at Brno

Monday, August 15, 2011
MotoGP fans got their best look yet of the upcoming 1000cc GP grid, with factory Yamaha joining Repsol Honda at the post-race Brno test with their 2012 prototypes.

MotoGP Brno Preview 2011

Wednesday, August 10, 2011
MotoGP returns from its summer break for Round 11 of the 2011 Grand Prix season with Casey Stoner in command of the title.

Ace 904S Thruxton Special Café Racer

Friday, July 29, 2011
Bearing the Ace Café branding, the Triumph Thruxton gets a high-performance overhaul for a trick cafe playbike.

Kawasaki Versys Pacific Coast Tour

Thursday, July 28, 2011
Motorcycle USA samples the Kawasaki Versys for a quick coastal run. See how the Twin-powered do-it-all serves as a touring rig.

Hopkins Keeps Busy with Wild Cards

Wednesday, July 27, 2011
John Hopkins is making history in the British Superbike series, but the American’s schedule gets even busier with World Superbike and MotoGP wild cards on the way.