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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.

Monster Energy Supercross 2014 Preview

Tuesday, December 31, 2013
The 2014 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series kicks off in Anaheim January 4, 2014. The premier class field is stacked and the title battle is going to be particularly fierce.

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.

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.

McQueen's 1971 Husky 250 Cross at Auction

Thursday, December 19, 2013
Steve McQueen's 1971 Husqvarna Moto-Cross 250 is currently up for auction...though it's not cheap. Starting bid is listed at $50,000.

Hensley's CCRacer Returns with Season 2

Wednesday, December 18, 2013
John Hensley's "Chronicles of a Club Racer" returns with the Season 2 debut featuring Jett Tuning's John Ethell.

Icon 1000 Iron Lung Sportster Project

Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Icon reimagined a '70s-era endurance racer in its Iron Lung project, which resurrected a long neglected 1991 Harley-Davidson Sportster 883.

Marvin Musquin Tears ACL in Practice

Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Red Bull KTM's Marvin Musquin tore his ACL during practice ahead of the 2014 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Series.

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.

Compton and Holden Tackle Pike's Peak 2013

Monday, December 16, 2013
Jake Holden and James Compton prepped two custom Kawasaki ZRX1224RR Superbikes for Pike's Peak in 2013 and this video tracks their time at the race from the opening days to the finish line.

Provisional 2014 MotoGP Calendar Announced

Friday, December 13, 2013
The FIM has released a provisional version of its 2014 MotoGP Calendar.

EBR Announces 2014 WorldSBK Plans

Thursday, December 12, 2013
Erik Buell Racing has laid out some of the basic elements of its 2014 World Superbike team, which will include riders Geoff May and Aaron Yates aboard the new 1190RX.

"Off Road Essentials" DVD Review

Tuesday, December 10, 2013
"Off Road Essentials" becomes more than just a how-to off-road technique video thanks to amazing cinematography and beautiful editing.

Nuviz Ride:HUD System Kickstarter Campaign

Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Nuviz is in the midst of a Kickstarter campaign to fund production of its Ride:HUD Heads Up Display system for motorcycle riders.

BMW Motorrad Sales Up for November 2013

Tuesday, December 10, 2013
BMW Motorrad notched worldwide growth in November 2013 in one of its best sales years ever.

KTM Claims Biggest Sales Growth in 2013

Tuesday, December 10, 2013
KTM claims to be the fastest growing motorcycle company in the United States for 2013.

2014 Supercross Race Format Updates

Friday, December 6, 2013
The 2014 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship will feature an updated race format for 450 class riders with the reintroduction of semi-final rounds.

Trey Canard Breaks Arm in Practice

Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Trey Canard has suffered a broken arm as a result of a crash in practice ahead of the 2014 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Chamionship.

2014 Polaris Scrambler 1000 & Ranger XP 900

Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Polaris introduces a new Scrambler 1000 XP EPS and Ranger XP 900 Deluxe for the 2014 model year.

2012 BMW K1600GT and GTL Recall Notice

Tuesday, December 3, 2013
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a recall notice for certain 2012 model year BMW K1600GT and GTL motorcycles due to a potential throttle control valve issue.

2014 Red Bull KTM Factory Team Announced

Monday, December 2, 2013
The 2014 Red Bull KTM Team is comprised of four riders: Ryan Dungey and Ken Rozen in the 450 class, Marvin Musquin and newcomer to US off-road racing Dean Ferris in the 250 class.