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Monthly Motorcycle Columns

Check out the latest motorcycle columns from Motorcycle USA's strong stable of contributing editors.
Motorcycle USA's Monthly Motorcycle Features
Backmarker: AMA Mission Creep
Thursday, October 30, 2014
A couple weeks ago, the AMA issued a press release connecting the CDC, Ebola and universal helmet laws... Our Backmarker did not fail to notice.
Backmarker: MotoAmerica   Flat Track
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Wayne Rainey’s new MotoAmerica road racing series is the blockbuster news story in U.S. motorcycle racing. Our Backmarker ponders the possible implications MotoAmerica has for AMA Flat Track racing.
Backroad Ramblings: Batteries of the Future
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Our Rambling Man ruminates on batteries – the bane of his powersports existence during the long New York winters. Future batteries might return to concepts developed by Mr. Edison more than 100 years ago.
Memorable Motorcycle: Honda NC750X DCT
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Our man Melling gets his mitts on a bike American riders can’t access yet, Honda’s NC750X. But can Frank’s romantic temperament toward riding jive with the Honda’s imminently practical nature?
Dr. Frazier: Cannonball Extreme Adventure
Friday, October 17, 2014
Dr. Frazier recounts some of the great adventures experienced during the 2014 Motorcycle Cannonball Endurance Run.
The Belgian Classic TT at Gedinne
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
The Belgian Classic TT at Gedinne provides a sublime road racing experience for those daring enough to take on the 3.14 miles of tight, twisting roads. Our man Melling accepts the challenge...
Euro Gossip: October 2010
Friday, October 01, 2010
Mandatory motorcycle inspections in Europe anger riders while motorcycle companies around the globe prepare to release some of their closely kept secrets in the upcoming bike shows.
Salt Addiction: Red Hat Diaries
Friday, October 26, 2012
Land speed racer Rocky Robinson returns to explain the history of "Red Hat" club and profiles some of its members in his newest installment of Salt Addiction.
How to Buy Motorcycle Insurance
Thursday, April 01, 2010
Motorcycle Insurance protects you, protects your motorcycle, and can protect against careless drivers. It’s also required by law. MotoUSA takes you through the motorcycle insurance process.