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Articles By Kevin Duke - Contributing Editor

By Kevin Duke
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A legend in the motorcycle industry, Duke Danger is known for his wheelie riding antics, excellent writing skills, appetite for press intro dinners and a propensity to wake up late. Once a fearless member of the MotoUSA team, the Canadian kid is often missed but never forgotten.

2004 Yamaha YZF-R1 Comparison

Saturday, March 27, 2004
Better than you and not afraid to show it, these bikes epitomize the high-performance motorcycle. Oh yeah, and they're freakadillishly f-f-fast!

2004 Superbike Smackdown

Saturday, March 27, 2004
Better than you and not afraid to show it, these bikes epitomize the high-performance motorcycle. Oh yeah, and they're freakadillishly f-f-fast!

2004 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Comparison

Saturday, March 27, 2004
Better than you and not afraid to show it, these bikes epitomize the high-performance motorcycle. Oh yeah, and they're freakadillishly f-f-fast!

2004 Bike Week Epilogue - Can’t we all just get along?

Monday, March 8, 2004
MCUSA takes a further look into the H-D experience at Bike Week. Harley riders may seem to be worlds apart from sportbike riders, but some BW attendees explain that the groups have more in common than what might be seen on the surface.

2004 Daytona Bike Week

Wednesday, March 3, 2004
You may have expectations and preconceptions about Daytona's grand party, but nothing can prepare you for actually being in among it. Here's our first report from the beach party that makes leather cool.

2004 Suzuki V-Strom 650

Saturday, February 28, 2004
It may not turn heads like other sportbikes, but the Suzuki V-Strom will take you anywhere you want to go and get you there in a hurry.

2004 Kawasaki Z1000

Thursday, February 26, 2004
A bike more powerful than a ZX-9R that feels like a big motocross bike. The Z1000 adds up to big fun. But can it be bad to be bad?

2004 Yamaha R1 - Street Test

Wednesday, February 18, 2004
Wow! One ride on Yamaha's incredible new YZF-R1 and we're almost speechless. Well, not quite. We can't keep our Road Test Editor quiet about this one.

2004 Yamaha FZ6

Thursday, February 12, 2004
The middleweight "reality bike" market has exploded in 2004, and Yamaha expects its new FZ6 to fight its way to the top of the heap.

2004 Honda CBR1000RR

Thursday, February 5, 2004
The CBR line hasn't dominated the open class since 1997, but Honda expects its new CBR1000RR to change that pattern.

2004 H-D Deuce Comparison

Wednesday, November 26, 2003
These two chrome and steel laden steeds go head to head in our softtail comparo.

2004 Victory Vegas Comparison

Wednesday, November 26, 2003
These two chrome and steel laden steeds go head to head in our softtail comparo.

2004 H-D Deuce vs. Victory Vegas

Wednesday, November 26, 2003
These two chrome and steel laden steeds go head to head in our softtail comparo.

2003 Triumph Speed Triple

Tuesday, November 25, 2003
One of the first to embrace the production streetfighter genre, the Triumph Speed Triple continues to cut a unique swath in an increasingly crowded market.

2004 Honda 599

Wednesday, October 15, 2003
We take the new Honda 599 out for a ride and it proves to be a real kick. But is Honda’s middleweight sportster too little and too much?

2003 Triumph Daytona 600

Friday, August 1, 2003
You Don't Know Union Jack...

2003 Suzuki GSX-R600 Comparison

Thursday, July 24, 2003
We can't believe how much performance manufacturers are squeezing out of these middleweights. And they're so closely matched it makes our job tough.

2003 Yamaha YZF-R6 Comparison

Thursday, July 24, 2003
We can't believe how much performance manufacturers are squeezing out of these middleweights. And they're so closely matched it makes our job tough.

2003 Kawasaki ZX-6R Comaprison

Thursday, July 24, 2003
We can't believe how much performance manufacturers are squeezing out of these middleweights. And they're so closely matched it makes our job tough.

2003 Honda CBR600RR Comparison

Thursday, July 24, 2003
We can't believe how much performance manufacturers are squeezing out of these middleweights. And they're so closely matched it makes our job tough.