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Articles By Justin Dawes - Off-Road Editor

Justin Dawes
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Raised on two wheels in the deserts of Nevada, "JDawg" has been part of the industry for well over two decades. Equal parts writer, photographer, and rider, he is a jack of all trades and even a master of some.

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.

MotoUSA Photo of the Week - April 29, 2011

Friday, April 29, 2011
April 29th's Photo of the Week comes to use from Motorcycle USA Forums User RedDog and his wife Mamma Hen. Take a closer look at their unique perspective of Tennessee's Maggie Valley.

Supersport Racer Elena Myers Breaks Arm

Tuesday, April 26, 2011
AMA Supersport West racer Elena Myers suffered a broken arm during training on Monday.

MotoUSA Photo of the Week - April 22, 2011

Friday, April 22, 2011
April 22nd's Photo of the Week comes to us from the tropical paradise of Maui and Motorcycle USA Forums User Gammaqueen.

2010 Honda Gold Wing Long Term Review 2

Sunday, April 17, 2011
Read our long-term assessment of Honda’s Gold Wing motorcycle our second review of this luxury tourer.

MotoUSA Photo of the Week - April 15, 2011

Friday, April 15, 2011
April 15th's Photo of the Week comes to use from the great state of Utah and Motorcycle USA Forums User SMG. Take a closer look at the wonderful fall colors and a very nice Ducati.

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.