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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
Dr. Fraziers Old BMW Pig in a Poke
Thursday, November 20, 2014
When Dr. G. tries to sell and ship a 30-year-old Beemer over the internet, instead the potential buyer decides to make the 1200-mile journey himself to see the pig in the poke with his own eyes and then ride home.
Backmarker: An American in Japan
Thursday, November 13, 2014
MotoUSA's Backmarker connects with Mike Harper, who discusses his road-racing past in Japan during the birth of the Japanese motorcycle industry.
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: Ducati 900SS
Monday, November 10, 2014
Our man Melling critiques Ducati’s D900SS, a classic sportbike which languished on the sales floors until Mike Hailwood stepped out of retirement for TT glory.
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.
STM: Storm Clouds on the Horizon
Friday, November 07, 2014
Our man Melling continues to ruminate over the future of professional motorcycle racing, and missed PR opportunities from the MotoGP ranks.
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.