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2013 Chicago IMS Report

Monday, February 11, 2013
MotoUSA’s Chicago contributor reports on visiting his home stop on the Progressive International Motorcycle Show – and the state of the Midwest biker.

Columbia Baselayer Extreme Fleece Review

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Contributor Gary Ilminen tests the merits of Columbia's Baselayer Extreme Fleece in the cold climate of northern Wisconsin.

2013 Beta 450 RR First Ride

Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Italian Rally Racer and MotoUSA contributor Manuel Lucchese takes a spin on the 2013 Beta 450 RR in Northern Italy.

Chinese Motorcycle Clones on Export Market

Monday, December 3, 2012
Intellectual property rights infringement is on the rise among Chinese motorcycle manufacturers owing to a number of issues including the price of patent rights and overseas trademarks.

Expo Indication of Struggling Chinese Industry

Tuesday, November 27, 2012
The Canton Fair hosts one of the main motorcycle expos during the year in China, with an industry insider reporting stagnation and a declining industry.

Roof Boxer V8 Helmet Review

Wednesday, November 21, 2012
A guest editor contributes this review of a new name and helmet concept to most American riders, offering up an evaluation of the unconventional Roof Boxer V8 modular helmet.

2013 Suzuki Boulevard C90T B.O.S.S First Ride

Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Motorcycle USA explores the backroads of Nevada's high desert aboard the new 2013 Suzuki Boulevard C90T B.O.S.S.

MCSS SuperSport Rookie Year in Review

Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Motorcycle-Superstore.com sponsored rider Devon McDonough provides a recap of his 2012 AMA Pro SuperSport season, full of the highs and lows that come when learning the ropes.

Suzuki: Business as Usual for Powersports Ops

Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Days after American Suzuki's Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the company reaffirmed its committment to the motorcycle business at its annual dealer meeting.

Dealer Achieves World Record with GSX-R

Thursday, November 15, 2012
Bert's Mega Mall in Covina, California has sold more than 4,500 GSX-R motorcycles, nearly twice as many as the second-most successful retailer in the world.

Suzuki Introduces Five Models for 2013

Monday, November 12, 2012
Suzuki will offer five additional models for 2013, including a limited edition Hayabusa, a commemorative edition GSX-R1000 and an entry level GW250.

V-Strom 1000 Concept in U.S. by 2014

Monday, November 12, 2012
Suzuki announced that the V-Strom 1000 Concept unveiled at Intermot 2012 will join the company's U.S. line-up in 2014.

2013 Kawasaki Brute Force 4x4i EPS Review

Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Our ATV contributor heads out on the Hatfield-McCoy Trails in Southern West Virginia to put the 2013 Kawasaki Brute Force 750 4x4i EPS to the test.

ISDE Germany Preview 2012

Monday, September 24, 2012
MotoUSA has MX boots on the ground at the 2012 International Six Days Enduro in Germany. Our club team racer checks in with a pre-race update.

Chinese Motorcycle Industry Sluggish in 2012

Friday, September 14, 2012
Reports for the first half of 2012 show the Chinese motorcycle industry show output and sales at six year low.

MCSS SuperSport Rookie Mid-season Review

Monday, August 20, 2012
Motorcycle Superstore-sponsored SuperSport rider Devon McDonough gets readers up to speed on his Rookie campaign. Catch a first-time pro’s point of view courtesy of DM63.

MCSS SuperSport Rookie Barber Update

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Motorcycle-Superstore.com SuperSport rookie Devon McDonough recounts his experience racing Barber for the first time in Round 6 of the 2012 AMA Pro Racing season.

Chinese Motorcycle OEMs Consolidate

Wednesday, June 20, 2012
A market analyst for the Chinese powersports industry notes one of the major trends of the many Chinese motorcycle manufacturers, consolidation.

ADV Americas Ride – Rio Finale

Friday, June 15, 2012
Our English adventurer concludes his epic 15-country Adventure Across the Americas trek, riding through Brazil to his Rio de Janeiro finale.

Isle of Man TT Insider 2012

Monday, June 11, 2012
Contributing photographer Kevin Warren files an insider brief on the 2012 Isle of Man TT from the behind the stone walls and iron fences of the Mountain Course.