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.


Christini Backmarker
Backmarker: Steve Christini’s Better Moustrap

Article - Friday, June 5, 2015

Our Backmarker talks with Steve Christini about the long, hard road to develop a viable AWD motorcycle and the market where the machines have found the most success.


Backmarker: Seller’s Remorse
Backmarker: Seller’s Remorse

Article - Thursday, May 21, 2015

Our Backmarker heads to Steelville, Missouri to check out a large, hodgepodge motorcycle auction and ends up selling his 1965 Honda Dream 150.


Backmarker: Racing with Steve McQueen
Backmarker: Racing with Steve McQueen

Article - Friday, May 8, 2015

A reader correction leads our Backmarker to some incredible stories of Steve McQueen’s racing exploits during the 1964 ISDT.


Backmarker: Eric Peronnard’s X Games
Backmarker: Eric Peronnard’s X Games

Article - Thursday, April 16, 2015

MotoUSA’s Backmarker catches up with Eric Peronnard, the man behind EnduroCross and, most recently, Flat Track getting into the X Games.


Backmarker: Helmets Optional in MotoAmerica?
Backmarker: Helmets Optional in MotoAmerica?

Article - Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Our Backmarker stumbles upon a shocking statement in the technical rules regarding helmet use and America’s new national road racing series.


Backmarker: Meeting Michelle Duff
Backmarker: Meeting Michelle Duff

Article - Friday, March 20, 2015

MotoUSA’s Backmarker recounts the incredible story of Mike Duff’s racing career and the turn of events that saw Mike become Michelle later in life.