Commentary

Motorcycle Commentary: Columns, Upside/Downside Race Reports, Personal Tales

Lieback’s Lounge: Tennis Elbow is Not as Innocent as Sounds

Lieback’s Lounge: Tennis Elbow is Not as Innocent as it Sounds

Awakening five weeks ago with an unknown pain in my right arm, I didn’t understand how much life was about to change for the...

50th Anniversary in Motorcycling – September 2020 Editor’s Letter

September 2020 marks my 50th anniversary on motorcycles—a momentous occasion by any standard. Oddly enough, it didn’t have to happen. Unlike so many of my...
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Anatomy of a High-Side Motorcycle Crash: Insights And How To Avoid One

A high-side motorcycle crash is potentially devastating, and it can happen at lower speeds than you think. Consequently, it's not a problem for road...
What's My Dream Motorcycle? 1971 Norton Commando 750

What’s My Dream Motorcycle? It Depends on the Ride

In the real world, there’s no such thing as the ultimate motorcycle—no bike that excels at every type of riding, whether it’s touring, cruising,...
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Lieback’s Lounge: Scary Dream of Crashing at Valencia Proves Positive

I’m at full lean, heading through turn 13 at Jerez—that long left sweeper where the knee plants at triple-digit speeds. I hear the rider...
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...
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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...