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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 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.

2012 KTM Four Stroke SX-F First Looks

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
KTM releases the details on its 2012 line of four-stroke motocrossers.

2012 Kymco People GT 300i First Ride

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
The newest model in the Kymco Scooter line is the People Gt 300i. See what MotoUSA Associate Editor Justin Dawes has to say about the large wheeled scoot in this first ride article.

AGV Diesel Mowie Helmet Review

Tuesday, May 17, 2011
MotoUSA put the Diesel-designed AGV Mowie Helmet through its paces over the last few weeks while pounding out miles on scooters. Read on find out what we thought of this funky scooter lid.

Interview with BMX Star Jamie Bestwick

Tuesday, May 17, 2011
When he's not busy dominating the X Games and the Dew Tour on his BMX bike, Jamie Bestwick is an all-out sportbike junkie. MotoUSA sat down with the Vert rider to pick his brains on bikes.

Glen Helen USGP Race Results 2011

Sunday, May 15, 2011
The second running of the USGP of Motocross at Glen Helen started out soggy, but the racing was great. Read on to see who took the top honors in the MX1 and MX2 classes.

Glen Helen USGP Qualifying Results 2011

Saturday, May 14, 2011
The 2011 USGP at Glen Helen kicked off with Saturday's qualifying motos. Read on to see who was the grabbed the first gate pick in the MX1 and MX2 classes.

Glen Helen USGP Preview 2011

Friday, May 13, 2011
The FIM World Motocross Championship returns to the United States this weekend. Who will come out on top at Glen Helen?

MotoUSA Photo of the Week - May 13, 2011

Friday, May 13, 2011
This week's MotoUSA Photo of the Week comes to us from Skyhawk04kilo and his rock steady camera skills. In the weekly moto-photo tip, our resident photo pro shows you how to get your timing just right.

2012 Kymco Downtown 200i First Ride

Tuesday, May 10, 2011
Kymco has added a smaller 200cc version of the already popular Downtown scooter. Associate Editor Justin Dawes spent two days in the southern port city of Charleston, South Carolina, putting the new scoot through its paces.

MotoUSA Photo of the Week - May 6, 2011

Friday, May 6, 2011
This week a technically composed landscape shot by MotoUSA forums user Wisart took the top honors in the Photo of the Week. Read on to learn more about his photo and to get a new moto-photo tip.

Jeff "Ox" Kargola Passes Away in Baja Crash

Friday, April 29, 2011
Freestyle motocross and off-road racing star Jeff "Ox" Kargola has passed away in Baja California, Mexico.