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.

1979 Honda RS1000
Backmarker: The Naked Frenchman, or Bastille Day Blues (Part ‘un’)

Article - Tuesday, July 14, 2015

MotoUSA’s Backmarker shares a tale from the 2003 Bol d’Or Classic complete with world class riders, scantily-clad women and some harrowing mechanical challenges.

Todd Huffman
Kickstart: Catalina Grand Prix: The Race Returns

Article - Friday, July 3, 2015

Todd Huffman is seeking to raise funds through a Kickstarter campaign for his film, “Catalina Grand Prix: The Race Returns.”

Evan Steel 2015
Backmarker: Evan Steel’s 2014 Superbike Season with EBR

Article - Thursday, June 25, 2015

To better understand the demise of EBR, our Backmarker sits down with Evan Steel, Aaron Yates’ crew chief for the 2014 World Superbike Championship.