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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.

MotoUSA Photo of the Week - July 22, 2011

Friday, July 22, 2011
Colorado Randy's photograph of his FZ1 posed at Mary's Lake in Colorado is the MotoUSA Photo of the Week for July 22nd. J-Dawg's moto-photo tip is a simple method for making your shots larger than life.

EVS R4 Neck Brace Prototype Review

Tuesday, July 19, 2011
We got our hands on a prototype of the EVS R4 neck brace for a first test before you can buy it. Check out what we think of the newest brace in EVS line-up.

2011 LA Calendar Motorcyle Show in Photos

Monday, July 18, 2011
Motorcycle USA visits the 2011 LA Calendar Motorcycle Show to check out the custom cruisers and sportbikes in the shadow of the historic Queen Mary.

2011 Aprilia RSV4R APRC First Ride

Monday, July 18, 2011
We put the high tech Aprilia RSV4R APRC and its traction control system to the test on Southern California's backroads. Read more in the 2011 Aprilia RSV4R APRC First Ride.

Pourcel Pulls out of Latvian Grand Prix

Friday, July 15, 2011
Team Monster Energy CLS Kawasaki Pro Circuit rider Christophe Pourcel will sit out Round 10 of the World Cahmpionships to work on bike set-up.

MotoUSA Photo of the Week - July 15, 2011

Friday, July 15, 2011
The MotoUSA Photo of the Week winner for July 15 is Wisart, who is now a two-time winner. Our resident photo guru Justin Dawes drops some science in his weekly moto-photo tip.

Metzeler Roadtec Interact Z8 Tire Review

Friday, July 15, 2011
We put the new Metzeler Roadtec Interact Z8 tire to the test on a damp day in the hills of Los Angeles.

2011 Harley-Davidson Street Glide Comparison

Monday, July 11, 2011
How does the Harely-Davidson Street Glide stack up against the other choices in the bagger cruiser category? Find out in our 2011 Bagger Cruiser Shootout.

2011 Star Stratoliner Deluxe Comparison

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

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.