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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 250 2-Stroke Enduro Shootout

Monday, May 6, 2013
Two-Strokes are coming back in a big way; so we decided to grab three oil-burning enduro bikes and find out which was tops in the 2013 250 2-Stroke Enduro Shootout.

Yamaha PRO 500 Headphones Review

Friday, May 3, 2013
Yamaha's newest headphones look as racy as an YZF-R1 and sound as good as well. Read on to see how we rated the PRO 500 Headphones.

2013 Laughlin River Run Review

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
MotoUSA heads for the Colorado River to check out the 2013 Laughlin River Run. Read on to find out what went down at the 31st running of this desert cruiser rally.

Indy 450 Supercross Results 2013

Saturday, March 16, 2013
The Monster Energy AMA Supercross series moves back indoor to the climate controlled goodness of Indy. Read on to find out who made the podium inside the Lucas Oil Stadium.

Indy 250 Supercross Results 2013

Saturday, March 16, 2013
The Lites battle rages on as the AMA Monster Energy Supercross moves to Indianapolis. Did Dean Wilson wrestle back the point lead from Wil Hahn inside the Lucas Oil Stadium?

2013 Polaris BRUTUS First Look

Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Polaris has released a line of UTV's for commercial use. Read on to find out more about these job-site ready machines.

Vemar VRX9 Off-Road Helmet Review

Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Vemar's latest off-road helmet is the VRX9. Read on to see how the high-end helmet performed.

Kawasaki Ninja Ride Day

Monday, March 11, 2013
In one day, MotoUSA rides four Kawasaki Ninja models on the track to find out what type of rider each machine is best for.

2014 Star Bolt and Bolt R-Spec First Look

Saturday, March 9, 2013
Star Motorcycles has unveiled the 2014 Bolt and Bolt R-Spec. Read on for the first details on these simple and stylish cruisers.

2013 Ducati Hypermotard First Ride

Monday, March 4, 2013
Ducati has redesigned the 2013 Hypermotard from the ground up to appeal to a wider range of riders. MotoUSA headed to the Ascari Race Resort to ride the Hypermotard and Hypermotard SP in order to see how the new machine performs.

Sidi Crossfire 2 SRS Review

Thursday, February 21, 2013
Sidi's newest and most expensive boot is the Crossfire 2 SRS. Is the lofty price tag worth it? Read on to find out.

2013 Beta Dealer Ride Day

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
MotoUSA joined Beta Motorcycles and its dealers for a quick ride on several 2013 models. Read on to find out our quick impressions of the 2013 300 RR, 498 RR and 520 RS.

Leatt Headquarters Tour

Monday, January 21, 2013
Leatt invited MotoUSA to tour its South African Headquarters to learn more about the importance of wearing a neck brace.

2013 Polaris RZR XP 900 HO First Ride

Monday, January 14, 2013
MotoUSA put the recently unveiled 2013 Polaris RZR XP 900 HO Jagged X Edition to the test in the desert of Southern California. Is this the best RZR yet?

2013 Triumph Daytona 675R First Ride

Monday, December 24, 2012
MotoUSA headed for Southern Spain to turn the first laps on the 2013 Triumph Daytona 675R. Find out how this all new Daytona did in our 2013 Triumph Daytona 675R First Ride.

2013 Polaris RZR XP 900 HO First Look

Thursday, December 20, 2012
Polaris just introduced a new model into its RZR lineup, the Polaris RZR XP 900 HO Jagged X Edition. Read on to get all the details on this race inspired side-by-side.

2013 Kawasaki KX250F Comparison

Monday, December 17, 2012
For 2013 the Kawasaki KX250F recieved numerous updates and revisions. How will it place in the 2013 250 Motocross Shootout? Read on to find out.

2013 Honda CRF250R Comparison

Monday, December 17, 2012
Last year the Honda CRF250R was third in our 250 Motocross Shootout. Where it finsih this year with updated suspension and ECU settings?

2013 KTM 250 SX-F Comparison

Monday, December 17, 2012
For 2013, KTM revamped the 250 SX-F with a new engine and frame. How will it place in the MotoUSA 2013 250 Motocross Shootout?

2013 Suzuki RM-Z250 Comparison

Monday, December 17, 2012
The 2013 Suzuki RM-Z250 does battle in the MotoUSA 2013 250 Motocross Shootout. Read to see how the heavily reworked yellow racer fared.