Backmarker Gary Nixon
Backmarker: Gary Nixon and What Could Have Been

Article - Thursday, November 26, 2015

Our Backmarker looks at the tendrils which connect recent racing controversies to Gary Nixon and the 1976 FIM F750 Series.

Eddie Mulder Backmarker 2015
Backmarker: Checking in with Eddie Mulder

Article - Thursday, November 12, 2015

MotoUSA’s Backmarker checks in with Eddie Mulder, the former off-road and flat track racer turned Hollywood stuntman.

Motorcycles outnumbered trucks when Wondros Productions showed up a Superstition OHV area to shoot “Blow Off Steam”.
Backmarker: Toyota’s Amazing Motorcycle Ad

Article - Thursday, October 22, 2015

The best motorcycle advertisement of the year wasn’t made by a motorcycle company. Our Backmarker delivers the backstory of the Toyota Blow Off Steam ad.

Backmarker Richard Chase
Backmarker: Finishing Mike’s Collection

Article - Thursday, October 8, 2015

Our Backmarker finds his way to a man named Richard Chase, who has made a business out of snagging motorcycle deals off Craigslist.

AMA Pro Flat Track DuQuoin Mile
Backmarker: Deconstructing DuQuoin Tire Controversy

Article - Friday, September 25, 2015

MotoUSA’s Backmarker deconstructs some of the pertinent details behind the recent AMA Pro “DuQuoin Tire” bulletin.

Backmarker: Elena Myers and Dean Court

Article - Thursday, September 17, 2015

MotoUSA’s Backmarker shares a tale of Trans-Atlantic matched racers Elena Myers and Dean Court and how a social media romance blossomed into a full-fledged relationship.

Backmarker: K&N’s Norm McDonald

Article - Thursday, September 3, 2015

Out in Tulsa, Oklahoma K&N Yamaha is still run by its 82-year-old founder, Norm McDonald – the same fellow that co-founded that other K&N. MotoUSA’s Backmarker explains.

Backmarker: Motorcycle Riding as a Social Benefit

Article - Thursday, August 20, 2015

Inspired by a recent study in “Smart Mobility,” MotoUSA’s Backmarker makes the case for the social benefits of riding a motorcycle.

Chris Carr 2011
Backmarker: AMA Flat Track Bombshell

Article - Thursday, August 6, 2015

Will the new rule changes AMA Pro Racing has proposed for Flat Track really draw more crowds, or are they simply unreasonable? MotoUSA’s Backmarker takes a look.

Backmarker Naked Frenchman
Backmarker: The Naked Frenchman, or Bastille Day Blues, Part deux

Article - Thursday, July 23, 2015

MotoUSA’s Backmarker finishes the account of his experience at the 2003 Bol d’Or Classic, finding a hero’s tale in the next-but-one garage.