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Daytona 200 Don Emde

Fast Mover: Catching Up with Don Emde (+3 Book Reviews)

From Motorcycle Racing Champion to Award-winning Author and Publisher—a Profile plus Review of The Speed Kings, On Cannon Ball’s Trail and The Daytona 200...
Lieback's Lounge: Why Even Consider a 600 Supersport?

Lieback’s Lounge: Why Even Consider a 600 Supersport?

The GSX-R is bright yellow, unmolested, and not loaded with the typical squid-added features such as neons, spiked windscreens, or fluorescent wheel pinstriping.

SLC7 Fantasy Supercross Tips (8 Fast Facts + Track Map)

We are here--the end of the 2020 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship Series. It’s your last chance to roost your friends in fantasy supercross...

SLC5 Fantasy Supercross Tips (8 Fast Facts and Track Maps)

The 2020 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship Series is drawing to a close, and that means you don’t have much time to pick up...
V-Max Air box with cover off

Tech Tip: The V-Max Diaries – Servicing the Air Filter

Yamaha’s Unique take on Intake Filter Maintenance It’s fair to say every motorcycle has its quirks. There may be technical variations that make each...

SLC4 Fantasy Supercross Tips (11 Fast Facts for Players)

We’re at the midway point in the seven-round Salt Lake City dash to the end of the 2020 Monster Energy AMA Championship Series. There...

SLC3 Fantasy Supercross Tips and Track Map (10 Fast Facts)

One the season gets started, fantasy supercross picks are generally pretty settled. You may take a chance now and then, but the front runners...

SLC2 Fantasy Supercross Tips (6 Fast Facts for Winning Picks)

The first of seven consecutive rounds at Rice-Eccles Stadium is in the books, and there was only one surprise in the finishes for RMFantasySX.com...
Ducati Team Signs Jack Miller For MotoGP 2021

Ducati Team Signs Jack Miller for MotoGP in 2021

Before a MotoGP race has been run in 2020, the Ducati Team has signed Jack Miller for its 2021 MotoGP factory squad. Miller, 25,...
Lieback’s Lounge: Rookie Mistakes & Homemade Gaskets

Lieback’s Lounge: Rookie Mistakes & Homemade Gaskets

There was a vague smell of gas, but I thought nothing of it. That changed quickly about 50 miles into a 200-mile ride after fueling...

Editor’s Choice: Al Phillips Collection at Mecum Indy 2020 Auction

Noted motorcycle collector Al Phillips will be selling 25 motorcycles from his collection at the Mecum Indy 2020 auction at the Indiana State Fairgrounds....
Bridgestone S22 Test Panigale V4 Ducati

The Two-Wheel Crutch For COVID-19: Lieback’s Lounge

Every motorcyclist I know, from local to worldwide riding buddies, is struggling with this new normalcy of quarantine. With tracks closed, my racing and track-only...
F 900 XR for sale

Good News Travels Fast Here: Ultimate Motorcycling Editorial Position

For an optimist like me, the last couple of months have been trying times. Regardless, I prefer to accent the positive rather than dwell...
MotoGP of Nations - Team France, Quartararo

FIM Announces Inaugural MotoGP of Nations

With the 2020 MotoGP calendar compromised by world events, the FIM has announced the inaugural MotoGP of Nations. Patterned after the successful Motocross of...
Rossi vs Hamilton MotoGP and F1

MotoGP and Formula 1 Championships to Combine Rounds

During a live streaming broadcast, organizers from MotoGP and Formula 1 have announced that certain rounds from each series would be combined when advantageous. Both...