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Articles By Justin Dawes - Off-Road Editor

Justin Dawes
By Justin Dawes
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Raised on two wheels in the deserts of Nevada, the newest addition to the MotoUSA crew has been part of the industry for well over 15 years.Equal parts writer, photographer, and rider, "JDawg" is a jack of all trades and even a master of some.

2011 Kawasaki Vulcan Vaquero Comparison

Monday, July 11, 2011
How does the Kawasaki Vulcan Vaquero stack up against the other choices in the bagger cruiser category? Find out in our 2011 Bagger Cruiser Shootout.

2011 Bagger Cruiser Shootout

Monday, July 11, 2011
MotoUSA rounded up a trio of cruisers with batwing fairings and hard bags and headed across the desert to the cool air of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

MotoUSA Photo of the Week - July 8, 2011

Friday, July 8, 2011
This Friday's Photo of the Week is a killer action photo of Dean Wilson from forum user Spudrace. Check out his awesome photo and get this week's moto-photo tip.

Icon Accelerant Waterproof Boot Review

Tuesday, July 5, 2011
We put Icon's Accelerant Waterproof Boot to the test on wet mountain roads and scorching desert heat. Read on to see how they held up.

MotoUSA Photo of the Week - July 1, 2011

Friday, July 1, 2011
This Friday's Photo of the Week comes to us from BaasPro and his GoPro helemt camera. Take a look at how wide-angle lenses can add a wide-open feel to your moto-photos.

Photo of the Week - June 24, 2011

Friday, June 24, 2011
Tastroman's image of the Virginia Countryside and his Buell Ulysses is this Friday's Photo of the Week. Justin Dawes gives a quick and easy tip to add excitement to your riding photos.

2011 Ducati Diavel Comparison

Monday, June 20, 2011
How does the 2011 Ducati Diavel stack up against the other choices in the performance cruiser category? Find out in our 2011 Performance Cruiser Smackdown.

2011 Triumph Thunderbird Storm Comparison

Monday, June 20, 2011
How does the 2011 Triumph Thunderbird Storm stack up against its rivals in the performance cruiser category? Find out in our 2011 Performance Cruiser Smackdown.

2011 Suzuki Boulevard M109R Comparison

Monday, June 20, 2011
How does the 2011 Suzuki Boulevard M109R Limited Edition stack up against its rivals in the performance cruiser category? Find out in our 2011 Performance Cruiser Smackdown.

2011 Star Raider Comparison

Monday, June 20, 2011
How does the 2011 Star Raider S stack up against the other choices in the performance cruiser category? Find out in our 2011 Performance Cruiser Smackdown.

2011 Harley-Davidson Night Rod Comparison

Monday, June 20, 2011
How does the 2011 Harley-Davidson Night Rod Special stack up against its rivals in the performance cruiser category? Find out in our 2011 Performance Cruiser Smackdown.

2011 Victory Hammer Comparison

Monday, June 20, 2011
How does the Victory Hammer stack up against the other choices in the performance cruiser category? Find out in our 2011 Performance Cruiser Smackdown.

2011 Performance Cruiser Smackdown

Monday, June 20, 2011
Motorcycle USA flogs five of the hottest performance cruisers and one wild-card entry in the 2011 Performance Cruiser Smackdown. Find out which twin cylinder hot rod takes the top honors in this test of muscle.

Dainese Tulu Riding Shoe Review

Thursday, June 16, 2011
Dainese is well known for quality and stylish gear, including its footwear. We put the Tulu riding shoe to the test in this review.

MotoUSA Photo of the Week - June 10, 2011

Friday, June 10, 2011
This week MotoUSA Forms user Crocroc brings us the Photo of the Week from behind the handlebars, and Jstin Dawes lays out his latest moto-photo tip.

MotoUSA Photo of the Week - June 3, 2011

Friday, June 3, 2011
This Friday's Photo of the Week comes to use from Canada via Tyler Spikman. Our resident photo guru Justin gives you some study materials in his weekly moto-photo tip.

Alpinestars GPX Glove Review

Tuesday, May 31, 2011
For the last few weeks we have been putting miles on a pair of Alpinestars GPX Gloves. Read on to see what we think about these short-cuffed sportbike gloves.

MotoUSA Photo of the Week - May 27, 2011

Friday, May 27, 2011
This week Camchann takes the honors with his photo from Crater Lake, Oregon. In the moto-photo tip, Justin gives you three words to shoot by.

2011 Tierra Del Sol Desert Safari

Friday, May 27, 2011
After a week of testing superbikes, Justin and Ken head for the desert to get their dirt fix at the 2011 Tierra Del Sol Desert Safari.

MotoUSA Photo of the Week - May 20, 2011

Friday, May 20, 2011
Motorcycle USA Forums user Richard47 gets the nod for Photo of the Week for May 20, 2011. Also MotoUSA photo ace Justin Dawes dishes out his moto-photo tip of the week.