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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.

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.

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.