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Backmarker: Resolution for AMA Pro Racing
Thursday, January 2, 2014
MotoUSA's Backmarker offers a bold solution for revitalizing the AMA Pro Road Racing and Flat Track series - bring back the combined Grand National Championship.
Best Adventure Motorcycle 2013: KTM 990 Adventure Baja
Friday, December 27, 2013
Adventure-Touring continues to be one of the hottest segments in motorcycling, featuring some of the most exciting new models in recent memory - but this year MotoUSA plays the contrarian.
Backmarker: Baker Gets Superprestigio Shot
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
MotoUSA’s Backmarker launched a one-man campaign to get AMA Flat Track champ Brad Baker invited to Marc Marquez’s Superprestigio as a dirt track charity race. And it worked!
Dr. Frazier Going Native Ride
Thursday, December 12, 2013
When in Rome… Dr. Frazier rides as the locals do, in Thailand, swapping massive Adventure bikes for the sub-150cc mounts that are ubiquitous in Southeast Asia. Just watch out for the cobras!
Backmarker: Marquez Revives Superprestigio
Monday, December 2, 2013
Marc Marquez is resurrecting the Superprestigio as a dirt track race. But can it really be "Super" without flat track's number one plate holder, Brad Baker?
Backmarker: Rambling, Philosophically
Thursday, November 21, 2013
MotoUSA's Backmarker makes use of the waning riding season to devote some philosophical thought to personal and more wide-ranging motorcycle issues.
Stompn Grounds Austin on Ness Cross Country
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
We search for the spirit of Stevie Ray Vaughan as we visit old stompin' grounds on our Texas trip aboard the 2014 Ness Cross Country LE.
Compass SA Tour Includes 2014 World Cup
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Compass Expeditions South American Motorcycle Tours now include the "Best of Brazil".
Dr. Frazier’s Global Adventure Begins
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Dr. G’s global adventure completes its North American leg, the trusty Honda GL650 duo enduring vodka-induced bike temptation and rancid riding boots.
2014 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 Priced at $12,699
Friday, November 8, 2013
Suzuki has announced pricing for its redesigned 2014 V-Strom 1000, with the base model retailing for $12,699 and the Adventure spec $13,999.
Backmarker: Canada's First Motorcycle Stamps
Thursday, November 7, 2013
MotoUSA's Backmarker delves into some Canadian motorcycle history after a chance encounter with Matthew Warburton, graphic designer of Canada's first motorcycle postage stamps.
2014 Triumph Tiger 800XC SE First Look
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Triumph unveiled a special edition Tiger 800XC during the 2013 EICMA show in Italy. The 2014 Tiger 800XC SE retains all the features of the standard 800XC but sports a slick new color scheme.
Visit Hear the Road Motorcycles Tours in Italy
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Take a ride with Hear the Road Motorcycle Tours in Italy.
Mustang Makes Best Touring Bike Better
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Mustang makes the world's best touring bike better.
Backmarker: Mann's Missing Honda Part 3
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Is Daniel Mercier's Honda CB750 Dick Mann's 1970 Daytona 200-winning mount? Our Backmarker reveals what the experts have to say in the final chapter of Mann's Missing Honda.
Karl's Book "Forks" Charts Three Year Ride
Monday, October 14, 2013
Allan Karl set out on a solo motorcycle journey around the world Three years later he decided to make a book of his travels, including plenty of photographs, stories and recipes from the places he saw.
Dr. Frazier Finds the Center of the Nation
Thursday, October 10, 2013
This month Dr. G. recalls his brief visit to Sturgis and the subsequent accidental quest to find our nation’s center.
2014 BMW R1200GS Adventure First Look
Monday, October 7, 2013
BMW delivers the expected Adventure version of its signature R1200GS, the latest GS Adventure sourcing the liquid-cooled Boxer Twin.
Backmarker: Mann’s Missing Honda Part 2
Thursday, October 3, 2013
The saga of Dick Mann’s 1970 Daytona-winning Honda CB750 continues, with our Backmarker seeing the unearthed mount for the first time in Paris.
2014 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 First Look
Monday, September 23, 2013
Suzuki announces a host of changes to the V-Strom 1000 for 2014 including a redesigned engine and transmission, traction control and weight reduction.
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