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Articles By JC Hilderbrand - Off-Road Editor

JC Hilderbrand
By JC Hilderbrand
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Hilde is holding down the fort at MotoUSA’s Southern Oregon HQ. With world-class dirt bike and ATV trails just minutes away, the hardest part is getting him to focus on the keyboard. Two wheels or four, it doesn’t matter to our Off-Road Editor so long as it goes like hell in the dirt.

Chad Reed Confirmed for Hangtown Motocross

Thursday, May 19, 2011
Chad Reed will put his TwoTwo Motorsports Honda CRF450R on the starting gate this weekend for the start of the 2011 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship.

Vicki Golden Pre-Season WMX Interview 2011

Thursday, May 19, 2011
Vicki Golden assaults the 2011 WMX series aboard a KX250F. We chat with the MotoUSA.com/Langston Racing/Kawasaki rider about the new team and season.

James Stewart, Kyle Regal Out for Hangtown

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
San Manuel Yamaha has pulled the plug on Hangtown and the rest of 2011 AMA Pro Motocross. James Stewart and Kyle Regal are sidelined indefinitely.

2012 Kawasaki KX450F First Look

Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Kawasaki's flagship motocross dirt bike is updated throughout for better track performance. Take a look at the new 2012 KX450F.

2012 Kawasaki KX250F First Look

Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Kawasaki makes some big changes to the 2012 KX250F's engine and suspension to help keep it at the top of the 250F division.

2011 Triumph Tiger 800 XC First Ride

Monday, May 16, 2011
MotoUSA gets its first taste of the new and highly anticipated 2011 Triumph Tiger 800 XC adventure touring motorcycle.

2011 Scott 250 Boots Review

Thursday, May 12, 2011
We spend several months riding in the new Scott 250 entry-level motocross boots. Find out if these affordable kicks are right for your budget.

Honda XR650L Project Bike Ride Report

Tuesday, May 10, 2011
A surprise weekend off was the perfect opportunity to do some tire and gear testing with our long-term 2009 Honda XR650L Project Bike. Here's a quick report from a weekend of dual sporting.

Christophe Pourcel Joins MotoConcepts Yamaha

Sunday, May 1, 2011
Christophe Pourcel will ride for MotoConcepts Yamaha in the 450 class of the AMA Motocross Championship.

2011 Yamaha YZ450F GNCC Race Test

Friday, April 29, 2011
Yamaha built a 2011 YZ450F GNCC race bike and invited MotoUSA to North Carolina for the Steele Creek GNCC for a two-hour play session.

No Catalina Grand Prix in 2011, Return for 2012

Thursday, April 28, 2011
After a successful rebirth in 2010, the Catalina Grand Prix will take a year off before returning in 2012.

Honda Supporting Chad Reed in Remaining SX

Thursday, April 28, 2011
Honda will not fill the factory 450 seats at the remaining rounds of AMA Supercross, but will give its full resources to Chad Reed and TwoTwo Motorsports.

Windham Covers for Canard at Factory Honda

Thursday, April 28, 2011
Kevin Windham will contest the 2011 AMA Motocross Championship for the factory Honda team until Trey Canard and Josh Grant return.

2011 Honda CRF250R Project Bike Update 1

Wednesday, April 27, 2011
People ride motocross bikes in the woods, and so do we. Our 2011 Honda CRF250R Project Bike has taken the first steps towards becoming a WORCS-style dirt bike.

Marc Coma Freestyle on KTM 450 Rally

Thursday, April 21, 2011
KTM rally racer Marc Coma shows off his FMX skills on his complete KTM 450 Rally race bike.

2011 Polaris RZR XP 900 First Ride

Monday, April 18, 2011
Polaris unleashed the 2011 RZR XP 900 which brings more to the performance side-by-side market than anything else. We headed straight for the Oregon Dunes to let this beast roam.

Honda’s Trey Canard Out with Broken Femur

Thursday, April 14, 2011
Trey Canard will miss the rest of 2011 Supercross with a broken femur. The injury leaves Honda without a factory racer.

Paul Whibley GNCC Interview 2011

Thursday, April 14, 2011
We chatted with Am-Pro Yamaha's GNCC XC1 star, Paul Whibley, about his path to America's top off-road championship, racing with multiple teams and the daily life of a dirt bike racer.

Grip Studs Dirt Bike Tire Studs Review

Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Grip Studs has the solution to winter dirt bike riding with removable tire studs that increase traction in icy, muddy and snowy conditions.

2012 Kawasaki Brute Force 750 EPS First Ride

Friday, April 8, 2011
Kawasaki chose MotoUSA's home stomping gounds to showcase the 2012 Brute Force 750 4x4i EPS. There's a lot more than just new EPS on this revised sport-utility ATV.