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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.

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.

2013 Yamaha YZ125 First Ride

Monday, August 5, 2013
The 2013 Yamaha YZ125 still keeps us entertained on the track thanks to its light weight and willing engine. Read on to find out why we still like this little 2-stroke so much.

2013 Honda CB1100 Second Ride

Friday, July 26, 2013
MotoUSA spends more time on the retro-styled 2013 Honda CB1100 to find out if it is more than just a cool looking ride.

2013 Victory Hard-Ball First Ride

Monday, July 22, 2013
Victory's Hard-Ball is a bagger with an attitude, but is it as bad-ass as it looks? MotoUSA spent four days in the saddle to find out.

2013 Ducati Diavel Strada First Ride

Wednesday, July 17, 2013
There may not be a more unique touring machine than the 2013 Ducati Diavel Strada, but is it worthy of the Strada moniker? Read on to find out.

2014 Kawasaki Teryx4 LE First Look

Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Team Green adds more displacement and Fox Suspension to the 2014 Kawasaki Teryx4 LE.

2014 Kawasaki KX85 & KX100 First Look

Monday, July 8, 2013
Kawasaki has unveiled the new 2014 KX85 and 2014 KX100. Both machines boast major upgrades and changes from the previous models.

2014 BMW F800GS Adventure First Ride

Monday, July 1, 2013
BMW has bestowed the F800GS with the Adventure treatment, and it may just be the best GS model out there for hardcore dirt exploration. Check out what we thought of the 2014 BMW F800GS Adventure.

2014 Kawasaki KX250F First Ride

Saturday, June 22, 2013
The Kawasaki KX250F gets launch control, an updated transmission, and chassis tweaks for 2014. How did the updated quarter-liter green machine perform? Read on to find out.

2014 Kawasaki KX250F & KX450F First Look

Monday, June 17, 2013
Kawasaki has released the details on its 2014 KX250F and KX450F motocross racers.

2014 Yamaha Viking First Look

Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Yamaha has revealed the replacement for the Rhino side x side, the three-passenger 2014 Yamaha Viking.

2014 Yamaha Grizzly 700 FI First Look

Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Yamaha announced improvements and upgrades to the Grizzly 700 FI for the 2014 model year, including increased power and improved electronic power steering feel.

2014 Yamaha YFZ450R First Look

Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Yamaha's YFZ450R ATV was among the many machines to receive upgrades for the 2014 model year, including engine updates, new bodywork and the first slipper clutch in the ATV market.

2014 Yamaha FZ-09 First Look

Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Yamaha's Inline Triple Crossplane Concept has found its first home, the 2014 Yamaha FZ-09. Read on to get the details on this 847cc naked bike.

2014 Yamaha YZ250F First Look

Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Yamaha replaces it's long running carbureted 250 motocrosser with an updated, fuel-injected YZ250F for 2014.

2014 Yamaha YZ450F First Look

Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Yamaha has given it's big YZ450F thumper a major re-do for 2014, including engine modifications and chassis upgrades.

2014 MV Agusta F3 800 First Look

Wednesday, June 5, 2013
MV Agusta reveals another Inline Triple middleweight sportbike, as the stroked out 2014 F3 800 joins its F3 675 sibling.