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Backmarker: Lessons from Senna & Cosmos

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
MotoUSA's Backmarker reflects on the tragic death of Ayrton Senna 20 years ago, as well as the cosmic talents of MotoGP's reigning champion - Marc Marquez.

Reader Rides: Somewhere in Virginia

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
One MotoUSA reader reflects on the road in Virginia's Shenandoah National Park that left him breathless as a new rider and continues to inspire him to this day.

Dr. Frazier Offers Free Adventure Seminar

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
On Tuesday May 6, 2014 Dr. Gregory Frazier will offer a free motorcycle adventure riding seminar in Trinidad, Colorado.

AMA Member Claims Super Tenere Sweepstake

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
An American Motorcyclist Association member claims the Yamaha Super Ténéré that was won in 2013 AMA Membership Sweepstakes.

TomTom Official Device of EagleRider Tours

Friday, April 18, 2014
TomTom has entered a partnership with EagleRider to rent Tom Tom navigation devices with all motorcycle and scooter rentals in the United States.

Backmarker: TT Rider James Hillier

Thursday, April 17, 2014
MotoUSA’s Backmarker, a former Isle of Man TT rider himself, chats with one of the rising stars in the ‘real roads’ course ranks – Englishman James Hillier.

2014 BMW R1200GS Adventure First Ride

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
BMW adds the water-Boxer updates to its R1200GS Adventure for 2014, and MotoUSA takes a spin on the dirt and street in Arizona’s high desert terrain for a first ride review.

Dr Frazier: MXGP & Grasshoppers

Friday, April 11, 2014
After a friendly debate over the parameters of what makes a "real motorcycle adventure," Dr. Frazier heads to the 2014 MXGP in Thailand to see what real dirt riding is all about.

2014 BMW R1200RT First Ride

Thursday, April 10, 2014
BMW updates its Reise-Tourer with the liquid-cooled Boxer Twin, cush electronic aids and ergonomic revisions. MotoUSA takes a spin on the redesigned R1200RT.

2014 Yamaha Super Tenere ES First Ride

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Has Yamaha addressed any of the squawks on its Super Tenere adventure-touring motorcycle? We hit the road and then detoured off it to find out.

Carducci Dual Sport Sportster Conversion

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Carducci Dual Sport converts 1993-2003 Harley-Davidson Sportsters into full-blown dual-sport adventure bikes.

Backmarker: Exploring St. Louis' Vintage Scene

Thursday, April 3, 2014
MotoUSA's Backmarker stole away for a lunch in St. Louis and discovered an array of vintage motorcycle shops.