Thursday, December 3, 2015
Our man Melling heads to the 2015 Birmingham Bike Show, where the retro bike bent of the industry was in full display alongside a number of examples of wallet-busting exotica and dream-inspiring machines.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
The #SepangClash between Valentino Rossi and Marc Marquez has riveted and divided MotoGP fans. Now our MotoGP Outsider weighs in on the debate.
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Our man Melling heads to Mandello del Lario on the banks of Lake Como in northern Italy for a tour of the simple, but astounding, Moto Guzzi Museum.
Monday, August 31, 2015
Our man Melling reports back from the 2015 MotoGP Silverstone round, where the sublime wet-weather competition was nearly eclipsed by a broken exhaust bracket.
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Done with the trappings of modern life, Melling takes himself and his Seeley Suzuki to the Vaud mountains in Switzerland for a run up one of the most spectacular road courses in existence during the 2015 Retro Moto Saint-Cergue.
Monday, August 3, 2015
“A Penguin in a Sparrow’s Nest” traces MotoUSA Contributing Editor Frank Melling’s life from his days as a 16 year-old shelf painter to the present, complete with incredible stories of his experiences as a young journalist, amateur racer and everyman motorcyclist in the midst of two-wheeled legends.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Our man Melling reflects on government “Big Data” collection and driver safety technology and comes to some bleak conclusions for the motorcyclist.
Friday, April 17, 2015
Tired of seeing the history re-written, our man Melling takes vapid nostalgia to task with an honest evaluation of classic bikes both past and present.
Monday, March 23, 2015
Our man Melling expounds upon the intricacies of rules, machines, teams and riders which will battle for supremacy in the upcoming 2015 MotoGP Championship.
Monday, March 2, 2015
Our man Melling recounts his poorly informed decision to enter the 1978 L’Enduro des Sables and the chaos that followed.