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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.

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.

Isle of Man Supersport 1 TT Results 2013

Monday, June 3, 2013
Michael Dunlop scores his second win of the 2013 Isle of Man TT, taking the first Supersport race ahead of fellow Honda rider Bruce Anstey and elder brother William Dunlop.

Isle of Man Superbike TT Results 2013

Monday, June 3, 2013
Honda sweeps the opening Superbike TT at the 2013 Isle of Man, with Michael Dunlop securing his first Superbike victory and teammate John McGuinness breaking the lap record.

Isle of Man Sidecar 1 TT Results 2013

Saturday, June 1, 2013
Tim Reeves and Dan Sayle claim the first Isle of Man TT victory of 2013, the duo taking the Sure Sidecar Race 1 win.

MotoGP Mugello Qualifying 2013

Saturday, June 1, 2013
Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa secures his 25th career pole position with his MotoGP qualifying success at Mugello.

IOM Superbike TT Postponed to Sunday

Friday, May 31, 2013
The Isle of Man TT racing program will see Saturday’s planned Superbike TT postponed to Sunday owing to a lack of practice and qualifying time.

2013 Honda CB500F First Ride

Thursday, May 23, 2013
Motorcycle USA gets a first ride review on Honda's most affordable entry from the all-new CB500 model lineup - the $5499 Honda CB500F.

2013 Honda CBR500R First Ride

Wednesday, May 22, 2013
MotoUSA gets its first ride sampling of the all-new CB500 models from Honda, taking a quick spin on the Honda CBR500R sportbike.

BMW Announces 2014 F800GS Adventure

Tuesday, May 7, 2013
BMW’s popular GS middleweight will come in Adventure trim for the 2014 US model year, featuring off-road upgrades standard – as well as a massive 6.3-gallon fuel tank.

Motorcycle Sales Dip 14.7% in 2013 Q1

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
First quarter motorcycle sales fall year-over-year by 14.7% compared with Q1 in 2012.

BMW Recalls R1200GS for Fork Issue

Monday, April 29, 2013
BMW has issued a recall for its redesigned 2013 R1200GS, with concerns over the a loose fork locking bolt.

Polaris Industries Nets Record Q1 Results

Friday, April 26, 2013
Polaris Industries reports a record Q1 in 2013, with ORV sales up 7% and net income of $75.5 million.

World Superbike Assen Friday 2013

Friday, April 26, 2013
The World Superbike paddock gets started at Assen under blustery conditions, with Tom Sykes the fastest and fellow Brit Leon Haslam suffering a broken leg.

Ben Spies to Miss Jerez for Injury Rehab

Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Ben Spies will miss the upcoming Jerez MotoGP round as the Pramac Ducati rider struggles to return to full fitness from a 2012 shoulder injury.