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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.

Hero Buys 49.2% Stake in Erik Buell Racing

Wednesday, July 3, 2013
India’s largest motorcycle producer buys a 49.2% stake in Erik Buell Racing, investing $25 million in the American brand.

2013 Triumph Daytona 675R Street Comparison

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
The 2013 Triumph Daytona 675R enters the Supersport Shootout fray with a new iteration of its 675cc Triple and up-spec chassis. But how does it handle its rivals on the street?

2013 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R Street Comparison

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Redesigned for the 2013 model year, Kawasaki's Ninja ZX-6R returns to the cheater 636 engine, but how does it fare in MotoUSA's Supersport Street Shootout.

2013 Suzuki GSX-R750 Street Comparison

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Suzuki's GSX-R750 is back with the cheater entry contesting the 2013 Supersport Street Shootout.

2013 Honda CBR600RR Street Comparison

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Honda challenges the 2013 Supersport Shootout field with a revamped CBR600RR. See how the CBR fares in the Supersport Street evaluation.

2013 Suzuki GSX-R600 Street Comparison

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Suzuki's GSX-R00 arrives at the 2013 Supersport Street Shootout as defending champion, but how does it fare in a rematch?

2013 Ducati 848 EVO SE Street Comparison

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Ducati brings it up-spec 848 EVO SE to the 2013 Supersport Shootout. See where the L-Twin Duc stacks up against its Triple and Inline-Four competition.

2013 MV Agusta F3 675 Street Comparison

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
The 2013 MV Agusta F3 675 looks the part of a high-performance street bike, but how does it stack up against its Supersport rivals on the street?

2013 Yamaha YZF-R6 Street Comparison

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
The 2013 Yamaha YZF-R6 takes on its Supersport rivals on the street in MotoUSA's Supersport Street Comparison.

2013 Supersport Shootout X Street

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
MotoUSA tested the latest crop of Supersports on the track, now it's time to hit the street in the 2013 Middleweight Supersport Shootout X Street.

World Superbike Imola Results 2013

Sunday, June 30, 2013
Tom Sykes vaults into the championship lead with a double victory performance and costly mistakes from his factory Aprilia rivals.

World Superbike Imola Superpole 2013

Saturday, June 29, 2013
Tom Sykes snares yet another Superpole at Imola in record-breaking fashion, making it six consecutive pole positions for the Kawasaki rider.

Suzuki Confirms MotoGP Return in 2015

Monday, June 17, 2013
Suzuki confirms its return to MotoGP in 2015 – announcing a testing team including Davide Brivio and Randy de Puniet.

2014 Suzuki RM-Z450 & RM-Z250 First Look

Friday, June 14, 2013
Suzuki gives its motocross models the BNG treatment for the 2014 model year, with minimal changes to the RM-Z450 and RM-Z250.

Max Biaggi Tests Pramac Ducati GP13

Friday, June 7, 2013
Max Biaggi gets acquainted with the Pramac Ducati GP13, as the former MotoGP competitor and two-time SBK champion concludes a two-day test at Mugello.

Isle of Man Senior TT Results 2013

Friday, June 7, 2013
John McGuinness spoils Honda TT Legends teammate Michael Dunlop’s clean sweep with his Senior TT victory – the 20th TT win of the King of the Mountain’s career.

Isle of Man Supersport 2 TT Results 2013

Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Michael Dunlop goes four for four with a record-breaking final lap in the second Supersport race at the 2013 Isle of Man TT.

Max Biaggi to Test Pramac Ducati at Mugello

Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Max Biaggi returns temporarily to MotoGP, the retired former SBK/GP racer test riding the Pramac Ducati GP13 at the two-day Mugello test.

2013 Baja 500 Motorcycle Results

Tuesday, June 4, 2013
The Honda trio of Timmy Weigand, David Kamo and Colton Udall claim victory in the 2013 Baja 500 ahead of the Factory FMF/KTM squad.

Isle of Man Superstock TT Results 2013

Monday, June 3, 2013
Michael Dunlop makes it three in a row with a dramatic Isle of Man Superstock TT victory courtesy of a record-breaking 131 mph final lap.