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Blog Posts By Bart Madson

Video: Watch Superpole from Mechanic’s POV

Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Video: Watch Superpole from Mechanic’s POV
Castrol Honda’s Jonathan Rea closed out the 2011 World Superbike season by claiming Superpole at Portimao. The Irishman's time of 1'42.712 proved the fastest lap ever at t...
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Post Tags: World Superbike Superpole, Castrol Honda

Nicky Hayden Twitter Interview with Tissot

Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Nicky Hayden Twitter Interview with Tissot
This just in from Tissot... Nicky Hayden will be online answering fans questions this afternoon on Twitter. The Kentucky Kid has long been sponsored by the watch company, and now it's time to ...
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Post Tags: Nicky Hayden, Tissot

2012 Road Racers Calendar Available

Saturday, December 10, 2011
2012 Road Racers Calendar Available
Need a good holiday gift idea for the sportbike rider in your life (it’s okay, that rider can be you)? Order up the Road Racers Calendar 2012. The calendar features road racing shots ...
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Post Tags: road racers calendar, Stephen Davison

Watch Custom Builder Dan Tanenbaum

Friday, December 9, 2011
Watch Custom Builder Dan Tanenbaum
Dan Tanenbaum isn’t a custom motorcycle builder in the traditional sense... But that’s not to say he doesn’t build some interesting one-off mounts. Tanenbaum fabricates fu...
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Post Tags: watch motorcycles

Valentino Rossi Live on Dainese.com Dec 21

Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Valentino Rossi Live on Dainese.com Dec 21
The Doctor will be in and talking calls from Grand Prix fans this holiday season. Valentino Rossi will be conducting a live webstream on sponsor Dainese’s site: www.dainese.com. The...
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Post Tags: Valentino Rossi, Dainese

Paul Jr. Wins American Chopper Build-Off

Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Paul Jr. Wins American Chopper Build-Off
It’s over. The grand question of our time has been answered. Paul Jr. has won “The Build-Off”. Paul Jr. won the American Chopper Build-Off with ths bike, the PJD c...
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Post Tags: OCC Choppers, Jesse James, Paul Jr.

Video: KX450F Engine Grenades

Thursday, December 1, 2011
Video: KX450F Engine Grenades
When this dude gets ready to practice starts on his Kawasaki KX450F, all does not go as planned… Kaboom! from Jimmy Bowron on Vimeo. (Stay tuned for Motorcycle USA’s upcoming 20...
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Post Tags: Kawasaki KX450F

Video: 2011 Macau Grand Prix

Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Video: 2011 Macau Grand Prix
The Macau Grand Prix has transformed the streets of the former Portuguese colony into a racing circuit for 43 years now. Macau joins the Isle of Man TT, North West 200 and Ulster Grand Prix as the ...
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Post Tags: Macau Grand Prix

Video: KTM Freeride E Bike in Barcelona

Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Video: KTM Freeride E Bike in Barcelona
KTM has revealed more details on its new electric motorcycle – the Freeride E. Story is on its way, but for now check out the urban mx-itude potential of this Austrian electro-bike in th...
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Post Tags: KTM Freeride E, electric motorcycle

Blue Ridge Mountain Wee-Strom Adventure

Thursday, November 3, 2011
Blue Ridge Mountain Wee-Strom Adventure
Motorcycle USA’s first day of riding the 2012 V-Strom 650 ABS is complete. We piloted the redesigned Wee-Strom from Charlotte, North Carolina up to Little Switzerland, a small resort nestled ...
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Post Tags: Blue Ridge Mountains, Suzuki V-Strom

NFL Player Injured in Can-Am Spyder Crash

Thursday, October 13, 2011
NFL Player Injured in Can-Am Spyder Crash
The Can-Am Spyder has gotten a lot of mainstream attention since its debut, but the latest spotlight hasn’t been too favorable. Cleveland Browns defensive end Marcus Benard crashed ...
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Post Tags: marcus benard, spyder crash

Villopoto Favorite for $1 Million Payout

Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Villopoto Favorite for $1 Million Payout
UPDATE, OCT 13, 2011: Feld Motor Sports announced Ryan Dungey KTM Debut at Monster Energy Cup. Good news for racing fans, bad news for Ryan Villopoto, who's million dollar payday got a whole l...
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Post Tags: Monster Energy Cup, Ryan Villopoto

Video: I, Superbiker 2 BSB Trailer

Thursday, September 15, 2011
Video: I, Superbiker 2 BSB Trailer
A video trailer has been released for an upcoming motorcycle flick: I, Superbiker 2. The film, which chronicles the 2011 British Superbike Championship, is slated for a UK release in Spring of 2012...
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Post Tags: I Superbiker 2, British Superbike

Video: Bystanders Rescue Rider from Flames

Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Video: Bystanders Rescue Rider from Flames
Dramatic video shows rescuers pulling an injured motorcyclist from the flames of an accident. Bystanders rushed to aid the injured rider, who was trapped underneath a car as his nearby bike burst i...
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Post Tags: motorcycle crash, motorcycle rescue

3D Video: Atlas Rides Brammo Empulse RR

Thursday, September 8, 2011
3D Video: Atlas Rides Brammo Empulse RR
Motorcycle USA contributing editor Steve Atlas has been keeping busy with his gig piloting the electric-powered Brammo Empulse RR. Taking a win earlier this year at Infineon, Atlas claimed the...
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Post Tags: Brammo Empulse RR, 3D TTXGP

2011 Adventure-Touring Power Stats

Tuesday, August 23, 2011
2011 Adventure-Touring Power Stats
Dyno runs for the 2011 Adventure-Touring test are in the books. Now that our fumigated heads have cleared, for the most part, it’s time to deliver the results: ...
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Post Tags: adventure touring horsepower, adventure-touring torque

2011 Adventure-Touring Weigh In

Monday, August 22, 2011
2011 Adventure-Touring Weigh In
Motorcycle-USA’s five-bike 2011 Adventure-Touring Shootout is officially underway. Our planned route (alright, it’s semi-planned…), has us rambling through the high country of th...
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Post Tags: adventure touring comparison, AT shootout

Progressive Suspension How It’s Made Video

Monday, August 15, 2011
Progressive Suspension How It’s Made Video
Curious about how things are made? Me too. Those boring shows basic cable, the ones outlining the manufacturing of everything from pencil erasers to Mack Trucks, they’re still on the air beca...
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Post Tags: Progressive Suspension

Video: Isle of Man TT Review 2011 Teaser

Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Video: Isle of Man TT Review 2011 Teaser
The good folks at Duke Video have sent word our review copy of the Isle of Man TT Review 2011 is in the mail. The annual road racing rite returns with a familiar cast of characters. This year&...
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Post Tags: Isle of Man TT, Duke Video

Video: Erik Buell Racing 1190RS Part III

Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Video: Erik Buell Racing 1190RS Part III
Another promotional video for the EBR 1190RS has been released by longtime Buell cohort, Rat Pack Records. For the third installment, Erik Buell and company promote the 1190RS and Erik Buell R...
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Post Tags: Erik Buell, 1190RS