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Articles By Steve Atlas - Contributing Editor

Steve Atlas
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Professional-grade speed and an attitude to match, Steve Atlas is the new blood at MotoUSA. Atlas has AMA racing creds that are even more extensive than his driving record.

2011 Honda CBR250R First Ride

Monday, December 20, 2010
One of the most anticipated models of the year, how does the 2011 Honda CBR250R hold up on the road? Find out in our CBR250R first ride review.

Race Tech Sportbike Suspension Review

Monday, October 18, 2010
We put Race Tech's latest fork kit and all-new G3-S shock to the test to see just how capable they are on today's current crop of Japanese middleweights.

Pirelli Diablo Superbike PRO Tire Review

Friday, October 15, 2010
MotoUSA headed out to the always demanding Willow Springs Raceway to put the all-new Pirelli Superbike PRO slick tire to the test to see if their claims of vastly extend life and quicker warm-up hold true.

Haga to Aprilia, Sykes Stays at Kawasaki

Thursday, October 14, 2010
Two more of World Superbike's unsigned big-name riders have found homes for the 2011 season: Noriyuki Haga will be going to Pata Aprilia and Tom Sykes will be staying on the PBM Kawasaki team.

Fabrizio to Alstare Suzuki

Wednesday, October 13, 2010
Ducati pulling out of World Superbike on the factory level for 2011 left Michel Fabrizio without a ride. But the Italian has found a new home for next year and it's back with Alstare Suzuki.

Ducati to Unveil Diavel in Milan

Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Ducati has officially announced that it will relapse it's much rumored power cruiser, called the Diavel, at the upcoming EICMA show in early November.

2011 Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC SE First Look

Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Aprilia releases a new top-of-the-line sportbike for 2011, the RSV4 Factory APRC SE. The limited production machine features advanced traction, wheelie and launch control, as well as a few other upgrades. Check it out here.

MC Life: Ben Younger

Tuesday, October 12, 2010
This edition of MC Life features Ben Younger, an avid motorcycle enthusiast and screenwriter who's voiced the desire to make a feature film based on the Isle of Man competition.

2010 AMA Flat Track Yavapai Results

Sunday, October 10, 2010
Coming into the final round of the series in Arizona, several of the nation's top flat trackers had a shot at the coveted AMA Grand National Championship. Find out who won the race and took home the crown here.

2010 Kawasaki ZX-6R Modified Comparison Part II

Monday, October 4, 2010
MotoUSA took the 2010 Kawasaki ZX-6R and the rest of the Japanese middleweights and modified them in stages to see how they stacked up against themselves as well as each other in this multi-stage feature we like to call the Modified Supersport Shootout Series.

2010 Honda CBR600RR Modified Comparison Part II

Monday, October 4, 2010
Honda’s 2010 CBR600RR remains unchanged, like the rest of the Japanese middleweights, so MotoUSA took the lot and modified them in stages to see how they stacked up against themselves as well as each other in this multi-stage feature called the Modified Supersport Shootout Series.

2010 Yamaha YZF-R6 Modified Comparison Part II

Monday, October 4, 2010
MotoUSA took the 2010 Yamaha YZF-R6, then modified it in stages to see how it stacks up against itself as well as the competition in the multi-stage feature that we like to call the Modified Supersport Shootout Series.

2009 Suzuki GSX-R600 Modified Comparison Part II

Monday, October 4, 2010
MotoUSA puts the 2009 Suzuki GSXR600 to the test, modifying it in stages to see how it stacks up against itself as well as the competition in the multi-stage feature, dubbed the Modified Supersport Shootout Series.

2010 Modified Supersport Shootout Stage 2

Monday, October 4, 2010
MotoUSA brings all four Japanese middleweights back for the final round of modifications to see how they stack up in Stage 2 of our 2010 Modified Supersport Shootout.

2011 Suzuki GSX-R600 Sketch Leaked

Thursday, September 23, 2010
Reliable sources say that an all-new Suzuki GSX-R600 will be coming to dealers in 2011 and we were able to get our hands on this artist rendering of what it may look like.

Holden, Wyman DQ, MotoUSA Second in XR Race

Wednesday, September 22, 2010
With winner Jake Holden and third-place Kyle Wyman disqualified from the NJMP Vance & Hines XR1200 race, P.J. Jacobson inherits the win with MotoUSA moving from fourth to second.

Racing the Harley-Davidson XR1200

Tuesday, September 21, 2010
MotoUSA tackles the all-new AMA Vance & Hines XR1200 spec class at New Jersey Motorsports Park to see how we stack up in the all-new Harley-Davidson-powered class.

Buell Back in Business with 1190RS

Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Buell Motorcycles founder Erik Buell hasn't gone quietly into the night since Harley-Davidson shut down his American sportbike company. He's back with a new production machine for 2011.

Cycle News Closes

Thursday, September 2, 2010
After 45 years of service as one of America's most prominent motorcycle new sources, Cycle News has become the latest victim of our industry's harsh economy.

Edwards Makes Silly Season U-Turn

Monday, August 30, 2010
After all but announcing his departure from MotoGP, Colin Edwards now finds himself in a sticky situation as Ducati's factory team withdraws from World Superbike competition in 2011.