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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.

Bell RS-1 Helmet Review

Thursday, April 14, 2011
Bell Helmet's RS-1 Helmet is the newest addition to the lineup for the historic helmet company. Read more about this mid-priced helmet in this Bell RS-1 Helmet Review.

Dani Pedrosa Undergoes Surgery

Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Dani Pedrosa underwent surgery this week to restore feeling in his left arm caused by a previous injury sustained last year in Japan.

2011 Yamaha YZ250 Project Bike

Wednesday, March 30, 2011
The 2011 Yamaha YZ250 is a super-fun machine for hitting the motocross track, but can it compete with the new breed of 4-strokes? We turned Pro Circuit and Factory Connection loose on our YZ250 to find out.

SENA Bluetooth Motorcycle Headset Review

Tuesday, March 29, 2011
With the newest Bluetooth technology staying connected all the time is easy, even on a motorcycle. We put the SENA SMH10 Motorcycle Bluetooth Headset and Intercom to the test.

Jimmy Button Breaks Elbow on Charity Ride

Friday, March 25, 2011
Former Supercross Champion Jimmy Button suffered a broken elbow this Thursday. Button was 30 days into a 2-month bicycle ride to raise money for spinal cord injury research.

2011 AMA Supercross Toronto Preview

Thursday, March 24, 2011
Monster Energy AMA Supercross heads to Toronto, Canada where Ryan Villopoto and Jamers Stewart are looking to bounce back from a race they would rather forget.

Scott 2011 Apparel Collection First Look

Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Scott Motorsports is out to prove they are much more than just goggles. At an ultra-cool airplane hanger, Scott introduced its 2011 line of gear, boots and helmets to the moto-press.

Dainese 2011 Street Collection First Look

Monday, March 21, 2011
Dainese hosted an event at its Orange County D-Store to showcase the 2011 Street Collection. Motorcycle USA was on the scene to get the scoop on all the new gear.

Mars on Earth: Kawasaki Space Program

Wednesday, October 27, 2010
After receiving a special invitation to a NASA research project, MotoUSA takes ATV testing to new extremes by riding a Kawasaki Bayou at the Artic Circle.

2010 Red Bull Rampage

Monday, October 11, 2010
This past weekend the best downhill and freeride mountain bikers jumped huge gaps at the Red Bull Rampage. MotoUSA was on hand to watch the carnage and learn about role of dirt bikes in the mountain bike world.

2010 Motocross des Nations Insider

Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Once again Team USA takes home the Chamberlain Trophy, but it wasn't easy. The boys from the USA dug deep, and overcame some serious setbacks to win their 21st overall victory at the 2010 MXdN.

2010 Motocross des Nations Preview

Friday, September 24, 2010
This weekend the Motocross des Nations returns to the United States. Will the Chamberlain Trophy stay in the States, or will a foreign team steal it from our home turf?

2010 AMA Motocross Pala Insider

Monday, September 13, 2010
Threre were tears of joy and sorrow as the 450 and 250 National Championships came to a close over the weekend. Read on for a closer look at what went down in the final round of motocross at Pala Raceway.

2010 Pala AMA Motocross Preview

Friday, September 10, 2010
The end is near for the 2010 AMA Motocross Nationals as the series heads to Pala for the first time. Who will come out on top at the newest National track?

2010 Steel City AMA Motocross Insider

Monday, September 6, 2010
The penultimate round of the 2010 season saw some epic battles and a win by the oldest rider in the field. MotoUSA takes a closer look at some of the highlights from the Steel City National Motocross.

2010 Steel City AMA Motocross Preview

Friday, September 3, 2010
The points continue to tighten for the 250 Motocross title as the series moves to Steel City. Who will come out on top with just four motos remaining?

2010 AMA Motocross Southwick Insider

Monday, August 30, 2010
Ryan Dungey's Championship wasn't the only action this weekend at Southwick. Read on to get the scoop on all the drama from America's fastest sandbox.

2010 Southwick AMA Motocross Preview

Friday, August 27, 2010
It's time for the only sand race on the AMA Motocross Series. Who is going to prevail in the soft stuff this weekend?

2010 Unadilla AMA Motocross Insider

Monday, August 16, 2010
Unadilla has always been known for a great track and even better racing, and this year it didn't disappoint. Read on for all the insider action from Round 9 of the AMA Motocross Series.

2010 AMA Motocross Unadilla Preview

Friday, August 13, 2010
Summer vaction is over for the racers of the Lucas Oil Pro AMA Motocross Championship as the series moves to New Berlin, NY this weekend. Read on for the Friday preview of "The 'Dilla."