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Backmarker Dan Mahony
Backmarker: Dan Mahony’s Photographic Ephemera

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Our Backmarker laments the losses of Dan Mahony, a prolific AMA Flat Track photographer that recently lost his archive in a house fire.


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Backmarker: Gary Nixon and What Could Have Been

Thursday, November 26, 2015

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


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Backmarker: Checking in with Eddie Mulder

Thursday, November 12, 2015

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


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Backmarker: Toyota’s Amazing Motorcycle Ad

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

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.


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Backmarker: Deconstructing DuQuoin Tire Controversy

Friday, September 25, 2015

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


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Backmarker: Elena Myers and Dean Court

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.


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Backmarker: K&N’s Norm McDonald

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.


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Backmarker: Motorcycle Riding as a Social Benefit

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.


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Backmarker: AMA Flat Track Bombshell

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.