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Ken Hutchison
By Ken Hutchison
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The ulcers keep piling on for the warden of the MotoUSA asylum. With the inmates running rampant around the globe, Hutch has opted to get in on the madness more these days than in years past and is back in the saddle again.

Haslam to Alstare Suzuki World Superbike

Monday, October 12, 2009
Leon Haslam will join Alstare Suzuki in the World Superbike ranks for the upcoming 2010 season.

2010 Yamaha YFZ450X First Ride

Wednesday, September 30, 2009
MotorcycleUSA.com travels to South Carolina for the First Ride of the 2010 Yamaha YFZ450X sport ATV in the tight and technical terrain on the Big Buck GNCC course.

MotoGP Indianapolis Qualifying Results

Saturday, August 29, 2009
Final qualifying on Saturday was held under sunny skies with a slight breeze. Perfect conditions for Dani Pedrosa to put the Repsol Honda on pole for Sunday's race.

2009 Kawasaki Jet-Ski First Rides

Friday, August 28, 2009
We recently sampled the 2009 Kawasaki Jet-Ski line-up at Lake Mead, testing the Ultra 260X and Ultra LX, the STX-15F and 800 SX-R Stand-Up.

AMA Pro Racing Topeka Friday Results

Friday, July 31, 2009
It was a wild Friday at Heartland Park Topeka as Mat Mladin announced his retirement after boycotting this weekend’s racing. Oh yeah, there was qualifying going on as well.

2009 Endurocross Round 1 Results

Sunday, July 26, 2009
Factory KTM rider Taddy Blazusiak held off Monster Kawasaki's Ricky Dietrich at the finish line of the Endurocross season opener.

Catalyst Reaction Suspension School

Wednesday, July 8, 2009
Kenny goes back to school at Thunderhill Raceway, learning the black art of motorcycle suspension tuning in Dave Moss’ Catalyst Reaction Suspension Tuning class.

2009 Honda CBR600RR Project Part I

Wednesday, June 17, 2009
A trackday crash gives us a new project. Follow along as we transform the 2009 Honda CBR600RR from already impressive stock form to a proper trackday weapon.

MotoGP Mugello Practice

Friday, May 29, 2009
The Grand Prix of Italy is officially underway at Mugello and it is the Fiat Yamaha pairing of Jorge Lorenzo and Valentino Rossi who staked claim to the two fastest times of the day.

British Superbike Donington Results

Tuesday, May 26, 2009
The Airwaves Yamaha pairing of James Ellison and Leon Camier dominated the third round of the 2009 British Superbike Championship at Donington Park this past weekend.

2009 North West 200 Results

Friday, May 22, 2009
Weather played a role in the 80th annual North West 200 in Northern Ireland. Mother Nature had her hand in nearly every race on the 9-mile mountain course, causing crashes, red-flags and restarts that wreaked havoc on the weekend race schedule.

AMA Superbike Infineon Saturday

Saturday, May 16, 2009
Yamaha’s Josh Hayes claimed his first career AMA Superbike win and M4 Suzuki’s Martin Cardenas extended his Daytona SportBike class winning streak to three this afternoon at Infineon Raceway.

MotoGP LeMans Final Qualifying

Saturday, May 16, 2009
Repsol Honda’s Dani Pedrosa earned the first pole position of the 2009 season after a sneaking a last second flying lap at the end of the final session.

World Superbike Valencia Friday

Friday, April 3, 2009
Practice and first qualifying for Round 3 of the Hannspree Superbike World Championship at Valencia is in the books and Factory Aprilia rider Max Biaggi is at the top of the time sheets.

Rumor is Kawasaki Will Quit MotoGP

Tuesday, December 30, 2008
Sources in Europe are reporting that Kawasaki Racing will be dropping out of MotoGP for the 2009 season.

Hell Ride DVD Review

Tuesday, December 9, 2008
Motorcycle USA reviews this modern biker B-movie, with Larry Bishop’s Hell Ride.

2009 Ducati 1198 Superbike First Ride

Sunday, November 30, 2008
We ride Ducati's latest superbike motorcycle at Portimao, Portugal with Troy Bayliss showing us how to properly ride the Ducati 1198S.

World Superbike Portimao Preview

Wednesday, October 29, 2008
The final round of the 2008 World Superbike season will take place at the recently constructed Autodromo Internacional do Algarve circuit in Portimao, Portugal.

MotoGP Testing in Valencia

Monday, October 27, 2008
The 2009 MotoGP season got underway today at the Ricardo Tormo Circuit in Valencia.

2009 Honda Rancher AT First Ride

Monday, October 27, 2008
During our two days of riding the Rancher AT and Rancher ES on the Paiute Trail outside of Richfield, Utah we came away with a pretty good feeling where these ATVs fit in today's market.