Article - 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.
Article - 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.
Article - 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.
Article - 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.
Article - 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.
Article - 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.
Article - 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.
Article - 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.
Article - 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.
Article - 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.