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Articles By Byron Wilson - Associate Editor

Byron Wilson
Byron Wilson
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Byron's sure to be hunched over a laptop after the checkers are flown, caught in his own little version of heaven. Whether on dirt, street or a combination of both, MotoUSA's newest addition knows the only thing better than actually riding is telling the story of how things went down.

BMW Releases US Prices on Five New Models

Friday, December 19, 2014
BMW Motorrad USA has announced prices for five motorcycles from the 2015 and 2016 model years: the 2015 F800R, 2015 R1200R, 2015 S1000RR, 2016 R1200RS and 2016 S1000XR.

Yamaha Recalls 2013-2015 XT250 Motorcycles

Thursday, December 18, 2014
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a recall notice for certain 2013-2015 Yamaha XT250 motorcycles owing to a potential defect in the air induction pipe and hose.

James Stewart FIM Doping Case Update

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
James Stewart's 2015 season will be "severely" affected by the FIM penalty regarding his anti-doping violation from the previous year's Supercross season.

2014-2015 Harley-Davidson Softail Recall Notice

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a recall notice for certain 2014-2015 Harley-Davidson FLS Softail motorcycles owing to a defect with the lamp-outage detection indicator for the front turn signals.

2015 Vespa GTS 300 Range First Look

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Vespa updates its range of GTS 300 scooters for 2015 with ABS, traction control, improved suspension and compatibility with the Vespa Multimedia Platform.

Superprestigio Second Edition 2014 Results

Saturday, December 13, 2014
AMA Pro Flat Trackers, MotoGP World Champions, World Superbike Champions and a host of others joined for the second edition Superprestigio, giving the packed house in Barcelona quite a show.

2015 MV Agusta Stradale 800 First Look

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
MV Agusta hits the sport touring market with its 2015 Stradale 800, an Inline Triple-powered machine with a host of electronic aides and plenty of Italian style.

Book Review: "FORKS" by Allan Karl

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
We review Allan Karl's book "FORKS: A Quest for Culture, Cuisine and Connection," an account of one man's three year ride around the world.

Honda Recall for 2014 Grom & Forza Models

Monday, December 8, 2014
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a recall notice for certain 2014 Honda Grom motorcycles and 2014 Honda Forza scooters for a potential fuel pump defect.

AIMExpo's Little and Kay Talk Made in America

Friday, December 5, 2014
The 2015 AIMExpo promises a "Made in America" pavilion and increased V-Twin market presence. We speak with Larry Little and AIMExpo V-Twin Director Bob Kay for more details.

Yamaha Recall for 2014 YZF-R6 Motorcycles

Thursday, December 4, 2014
The NHTSA has issued a recall notice regarding certain 2014 Yamaha YZF-R6 motorcycles owing to an issue with the hardness of the front and rear wheels.

Ural MIR Limited Edition First Look

Thursday, November 20, 2014
Ural has announced a limited edition model to its line up with the 2014 Ural MIR, with only 20 units planned for production the MIR celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Shuttle-MIR program.

Bikesystems BikeHUD Kickstarter Campaign

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Bikesystems has launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fund development of a second generation Heads Up Display units for motorcyclists: the BikeHUD Adventure, Adventure Plus and Adventure Vision.

Gear Up: Lapizta Watches & Bell Moto-9 Flex

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
In this installment of Gear Up we look at motorcycle-inspired Lapizta Watches, Bell's new Moto-9 Flex helmet, the Alpinestars Tech-Air Protection Vest and more.

On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Review

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Dana Brown's "On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter" picks up a theme first introduced by his father, Bruce Brown, more than 40 years ago, profiling current day motorcyclists and the sport they love.

2015 World Superbike Provisional Calendar

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Dorna World Superbike Organization has revealed its provisional calendar for 2015, a 14-stop schedule with a new stop at Chang International Circuit in Thailand.

Tech & More at AIMExpo 2014

Monday, November 17, 2014
There were lots of new motorcycle gadgets, accessories and some off the wall items at the 2014 AIMExpo, here we look at some of the products that caught our attention.

Luggage & Parts at AIMExpo 2014

Monday, November 17, 2014
We look at some of the motorcycle luggage coming down the line in 2015, as well as new exhaust options and tires on display at the 2014 AIMExpo.

Apparel at AIMExpo 2014

Monday, November 17, 2014
Motorcycle apparel brands were well represented during the 2014 AIMExpo, with brands focused on the urban café scene, adventure touring, cruising and racing in abundance.

Helmets at AIMExpo 2014

Monday, November 17, 2014
There were plenty of choices when it came to helmets during the 2014 AIMExpo, and we take a look as some of the new product coming out in 2015 and beyond.