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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...
Lieback's Lounge: From Crashing to COVID-19, Life is Different Now

Lieback’s Lounge: From Crashing to COVID-19, Life is Different Now

The column-writing energy was high in February after I returned home from Ascari, Spain. After 12 years of flogging motorcycles for testing purposes, I had...
So, You Want to Change the Battery in Your V-Max? Patience First

So, You Want to Change the Battery in Your V-Max? Patience First

Patience is a virtue, but it might not make things any easier I’m not afraid to admit that I’m one of those back-yard mechanics for...
Honda Trail 90: A look Back at the First True Adventure Bike

Honda Trail 90: A look Back at the First True Adventure Bike

One day when I was admiring his 1968 Honda Trail 90 (aka CT90), he stunned me with the revelation of the little bike’s deadly secret.
Will 'Right to Repair' Be a Thing of the Past for Motorcyclists?

Will ‘Right to Repair’ Be a Thing of the Past for Motorcyclists?

When Copyright becomes Copywrong... Back in 2015, manufacturers of agricultural and automotive vehicles filed briefs with the U.S. Copyright Office (USCO). These briefs argued that, under...
1985 Honda VT500 at Gile Flowage

Living with the Honda VT500C Shadow – 35 Years Later

A narrow-angle V-twin without a counterbalancer that doesn’t shake like crazy? Yep. Back in 2004, I bought a used 1998 Honda VT 1100C2 Shadow ACE...