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Best Cruiser 2013: Moto Guzzi California

Friday, December 27, 2013
For three years running MotoUSA's Cruiser of the Year hails from Italia... That's right, for 2013 Moto Guzzi's redesigned California 1400 takes best Cruiser honors.

Motorcycle USA Best of 2013 Awards

Friday, December 27, 2013
Another riding season is in the books and once again it’s time for MotoUSA to take a look back at the year that was in our annual Best of Awards.

Honda Hawk GT: Born Before Its Time

Wednesday, December 25, 2013
In the late 80s Honda's Hawk GT developed a cult following amongst amateur and pro racers, but flopped on the sales floor. MotoUSA's contributing editor takes a closer look.

Learning to Ride: First Off-Road Ride

Tuesday, December 24, 2013
After logging plenty of road miles over the spring and summer of 2013, I head out on my first off-road adventure during the OMA Diamond Lake Dual-Sport ride.

2014 Honda Forza Scooter First Ride

Monday, December 23, 2013
MotoUSA puts the mid-sized 2014 Honda Forza scooter to the test all over Southern California backroads and interstates.

Yamaha Hosts Feed The Children Charity Event

Sunday, December 22, 2013
In what has become an annual tradition, the folks at Yamaha Motor Corporation hosted a holiday gathering outside its U.S. headquarters in Southern California

Gear Up: Ohlins Kits & TBR XP1000 Exhaust

Friday, December 20, 2013
Check out this edition of Gear Up for a look at new Ohlins Cartridge Kits for adventure bikes, Two Brothers Racing exhaust for the 2014 Polaris RZR XP 1000 and more.

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!

Learning to Ride: Commuting

Tuesday, December 17, 2013
To get more comfortable and confident on two wheels, our LTR editor spent the spring and summer of 2013 commuting to work, with some helpful tips for the new rider.

STM: Christmas Gifts for Riding Partner

Monday, December 16, 2013
There are holiday gift guides, and then there are holiday gift guides penned by Our Man Melling – enjoy the read, but follow his advice at your own peril!

2013 Motorcycle Gift Guide: Toys & Games

Friday, December 13, 2013
Gifts for old and young alike are included in the 2013 Motorcycle Gift Guide to Toys and Games.

2013 Long Beach Progressive IMS Review

Thursday, December 12, 2013
Motorcycle USA was in SoCal last weekend to take in the 2013 Long Beach IMS where we checked out the latest motorcycles on the market, caught the Ultimate Builder Show, talked to Kerri Kasem from the Sixx Sense and plenty more.

Larry Little: 2013 AMA Motorcyclist of the Year

Thursday, December 12, 2013
Larry Little has been named the 2013 AMA Motorcyclist of the Year.

Johnson Valley OHV Area Saved

Thursday, December 12, 2013
California's Johnson Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area won't be taken over by the military thanks to language included in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014.

2013 Motorcycle Gift Guide: Apparel

Thursday, December 12, 2013
Motorcycle USA has come across a wide variety of motorcycle apparel that would make great gifts this holiday season. Check out our suggestions in the 2013 Motorcycle Gift Guide to Apparel.

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!

Speedway Racer Danny Becker Dies

Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Speedway racer Danny Becker passed away after a nearly two-year long battle with esophageal cancer. He was 58 years old.

2013 Motorcycle Gift Guide: Luggage

Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Motorcycle USA offers some ideas for motorcycle luggage this holiday season in the 2013 Motorcycle Gift Guide to Luggage.

2014 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 First Ride

Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Suzuki has revamped and redesigned the 2014 V-Strom 1000. We journeyed to Spain to test Suzuki's first traction control equipped motorcycle.

Nearly 200 Exhibitors Ready for AIMExpo

Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Nearly 200 exhibitors have committed to the second annual American International Motorcycle Expo.
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