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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: Honda NS750 Flat Tracker
Thursday, January 22, 2015
MotoUSA's Backmarker gets the story of Honda's ill-fated NS750 flat tracker from Jerry Griffith, the man that chopped and turned a CX500 engine into the very first NS750 prototype.
Backmarker: New Years Resolutions
Thursday, January 08, 2015
With a new year ahead, our Backmarker offers up some resolutions for MotoAmerica and AMA Pro Racing along with a pledge to turn his new garage into a proper workspace.
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: 1957 Moto Guzzi V8
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Our man Melling tosses a leg over a priceless vintage GP racebike, as the Moto Guzzi V8 gets wheeled out of the museum for a couple laps around the track.
Dr. Fraziers Globe Killer KLR650 Part 6
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Dr. Frazier finally reaches the 40,000-mile major service on his Globe Killer KLR650, but has to tend to some issues before that thanks to a master link failure on the interstate.
Christmas Gifts for Your Loved One
Friday, December 05, 2014
Ye old Melling once again delivers his annual holiday gift guide for rider, which is certain to bring Yuletide marital bliss… or disaster.
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.