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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.

2014 Polaris RZR XP 4 1000 First Ride

Tuesday, November 19, 2013
One passenger is fun, but three is better in the 2014 Polaris XP 4 1000. Find out if the latest high-performance four-seat side-by-side is all Polaris promised.

2014 Yamaha YZ250F Second Ride

Monday, November 11, 2013
A few months ago MotoUSA took a short ride on a pre-production 2014 Yamaha YZ250F. Now the production version is here. Is it just as impressive?

MotoGP Motegi Friday Practice Canceled

Friday, October 25, 2013
Friday's pratcie at TwinRing Motegi has been canceled due to weather.

2014 Ducati 1199 Superleggera First Look

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Ducati's latest 1199 is super-light and expected to be super-expensive. Check out MotoUSA's First Look of the 2014 Ducati 1199 Superleggera.

Honda CBR300R Announced

Thursday, October 17, 2013
Honda released limited details about the CBR300R at a motorcycle show in China. Will it be a contender for small-bore sportbike supremacy?

2014 Polaris RZR XP 4 1000 First Look

Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Polaris has released details on its newest side-by-side, the four-seat 2014 Polaris RZR XP 4 1000.

2014 Can-Am Maverick Max X rs First Ride

Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Can-Am's 2014 Maverick Max X rs is a stretched four-seat version of the Canadian manufacturer's high-performance sport side-by-side. But is it as much fun with four butts in the seats?

MotoGP Aragon Results 2013

Sunday, September 29, 2013
A major shakeup in the race for the 2013 MotoGP Title went down at Aragon. Did Marquez grab another win or did Perdrosa or Lorenzo sit atop the podium?

2014 Yamaha YFZ450R First Ride

Friday, September 27, 2013
Yamaha has updated the potent YFZ450R for 2014 with more power, revised suspension, new bodywork and an industry first slipper clutch. We hit the track to find out if all these changes make for a better sport ATV.

2014 Yamaha Viking EPS First Ride

Friday, September 20, 2013
Yamaha's 2014 Viking EPS has threes seats for work and play. MotoUSA spent the day on a Wyoming ranch to see how it performed in both respects.

2014 Kawasaki Ultra 310 Jet Skis First Look

Friday, September 6, 2013
Kawasaki updates its Ultra line of Jet Skis for 2014, adding engine power, improving performance and offering more luxury amenities than ever before.

2014 Kawasaki Teryx First Look

Friday, September 6, 2013
Kawasaki introduced the all-new 2014 Teryx, which gets a boost in power, a larger chassis, upgraded suspension and a new CVT clutch.

2014 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 ABS First Look

Friday, September 6, 2013
Kawasaki unveiled its changes to the Ninja 1000 ABS for 2014, with Team Green also adding ABS as standard kit to the Versys.

2014 Yamaha Grizzly 700 FI EPS First Ride

Thursday, September 5, 2013
Yamaha made a short list of changes to the 2014 Grizzly FI EPS ATV to enhance its trail-busting ability. See if the Tuning Fork company succeeded in MotoUSA's First Ride on the updated quad.

2013 KTM 1190 Adventure First Ride

Thursday, August 29, 2013
The KTM 1190 Adventure just might be the best road-going motorcycle ever from the Austrian manufacturer. Read on to find out why we think so.

2014 Polaris RZR XP 1000 First Ride

Monday, August 26, 2013
Polaris has done it again with the 2014 RZR XP 1000. Its 107 horsepower and 18 inches of suspension make for one wild ride. We hit the desert to see how this new powerhouse performs.

2013 Suzuki Hayabusa First Ride

Friday, August 23, 2013
For 2013 the Suzuki Hayabusa gets ABS and Brembo Monobloc front brake calipers. Read on to find out if these two changes improve the most popular hypersport in the United States.

2013 Can-Am Maverick X rs First Ride

Monday, August 19, 2013
The Can-Am Maverick X rs sports a powerful engine, big suspension and a roomy cockpit. Is it as much fun as it looks?

Miller 250 Motocross Results 2013

Saturday, August 17, 2013
Following Ryan Villopoto's lead, Eli Tomac clinched the 2013 250 Motocross Title with one round left in the series.

Miller 450 Motocross Results 2013

Saturday, August 17, 2013
Ryan Villopoto wrapped up the 2013 AMA Motocross Championship one round early at Miller Motorsports Park.