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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.

2012 Yamaha Super Tenere Comparison

Monday, September 19, 2011
Yamaha brings a Japanese adventure touring bike to market with an enticing low cost and plenty of features that make this bike a solid deal.

2011 KTM 990 Adventure Dakar Comparison

Monday, September 19, 2011
KTM brings its high-potency dirt performance of the 990 Adventure Dakar to the fight against the rest of the adventure touring motorcycles.

2011 Adventure Touring Shootout

Monday, September 19, 2011
MotorcycleUSA takes on the biggest, baddest Adventure Touring Shootout yet. Find out how the latest crop of ADV motorcycles stack up in a big-bore brawl for street and dirt dominance.

Ryan Dungey Leaves Suzuki

Monday, September 12, 2011
Suzuki officially announced that it will not retain Ryan Dungey for the 2012 Supercross / Motocross season.

Pala WMX Results 2011

Saturday, September 10, 2011
Jessica Patterson took her Yamaha to a 1-1 moto sweep at Pala in her bid to retain the Motorcycle-Superstore.com WMX Championship.

Pala 450 Motocross Moto 2 Results 2011

Saturday, September 10, 2011
Ryan Dungey took it right down to the wire with a victory in Moto 2 and the overall win at Pala, but it wasn't enough to retain his 450 Motocross title.

Pala 250 Motocross Moto 2 Results 2011

Saturday, September 10, 2011
Rookie riders came out swinging in Moto 2 but Dean Wilson remains undefeated at Pala Raceway with a sweep in the 250 class.

Pala 450 Motocross Moto 1 Results 2011

Saturday, September 10, 2011
Ryan Villopoto and Ryan Dungey survived some early craziness in 450 Moto 1 at Pala Raceway.

Pala 250 Motocross Moto 1 Results 2011

Saturday, September 10, 2011
Monster Pro Circuit Kawasaki swept the podium in Moto 1 with tensions finally boiling over between Dean Wilson and Blake Baggett.

Pala WMX Qualifying Results 2011

Saturday, September 10, 2011
Ashley Fiolek will have first gate pick in the WMX class but Jessica Patterson was right on her heels in qualifying.

Pala 450 Motocross Qualifying Results 2011

Saturday, September 10, 2011
Ryan Villopoto is on pace to hold his championship lead and claim his first 450 Motocross title.

Pala 250 Motocross Qualifying Results 2011

Saturday, September 10, 2011
Blake Baggett leads the 250 class at Pala Raceway with the fastest qualifying time at the final round of the 2011 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship.

Pala AMA Motocross Preview 2011

Friday, September 9, 2011
The 2011 Lucas Oil AMA Pro Motocross Championship has come down to the final round. Riders will line up at Pala Raceway for one last chance to score points and a title.

2011 Yamaha WR450F Project Bike

Friday, September 9, 2011
MotoUSA revisits the popular Yamaha WR450F trail bike. A few modifications update the enduro model with improved controls and a Leo Vince exhaust.

Rory Sullivan Big Sky XC Interview

Tuesday, August 30, 2011
MotoUSA catches up with the winner of the 2011 Big Sky XC off-road race, Rory Sullivan. Hear what this challenging course was like from his perspective in this racing interview.

2011 Big Sky XC Results

Sunday, August 28, 2011
Rory Sullivan takes the final round of the AMA Western Hare Scrambles with a win at the Big Sky XC.

2011 Big Sky XC Preview

Saturday, August 27, 2011
MotoUSA arrived at the Big Sky XC race in Big Sky, Montana as the destination for our Adventure Touring Shootout. Take a look at this unique off-road race.

Adventure Touring Shootout Motorcycle Gear

Saturday, August 27, 2011
MotoUSA is in the process of logging the longest and most intense adventure touring shootout in its history. Here's a breakdown of the gear that's keeping them safe and as comfortable as possible.

2011 Adventure Touring Equipment Update

Thursday, August 25, 2011
Check out the condition of our bikes and gear as we near the midway point of the 2011 Adventure Touring Shootout.

3 Rivers Jet Ski Adventure Ride

Thursday, August 25, 2011
Our off-roader gets a break from the country's heat wave by joining The 3 Rivers Run charity ride armed with a Kawasaki Jet Ski Ultra 300LX.