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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.

2012 Aprilia RSV4 APRC Factory Street Comparison

Monday, June 11, 2012
The 2012 Aprilia RSV4 Factory APRC is back in the Superbike Smackdown to do battle. Read on to find out how it fared agaist the competition.

2012 KTM RC8R Street Comparison

Monday, June 11, 2012
The 2012 KTM RC8R is mildly updated to be more competitive on the street and track. how does it compare to the other superbike offerings? Read on to find out.

2012 Yamaha YZF-R1 Street Comparison

Monday, June 11, 2012
For 2012 the Yamaha YZF-R1 gets tractions control. Will it be enough to push it up in the rankings in the MotoUSA Superbike Smackdown IX Street?

2012 Superbike Smackdown IX Street

Monday, June 11, 2012
Motorcycle USA gathered up eight liter-bikes and put them to the test in 2012 Superbike Smackdown IX Street. Find out which superbike is the champ this year.

MotoGP Estoril Results 2012

Sunday, May 6, 2012
Casy Stoner took his second win of the 2012 MotoGP season with a dominating peformance in Estoril.

MotoGP Estoril Qualifying 2012

Saturday, May 5, 2012
Casey Stoner takes his first pole position of the year at the Saturday's MotoGP Qualifier in Estoril Portugal.

MotoGP Estoril Preview 2012

Thursday, May 3, 2012
Jorge Lorenzo holds a slight lead over the Repsol Honda as MotoGP moves to Estoril, Portugal. Who are the ones to watch as Round 3 kicks of this Sunday?

Flow Wall System Garage Review

Thursday, April 19, 2012
The MotoUSA garage gets organized! Check out how a Flow Wall System cleaned up our act.

2011 Kawasaki Z1000 Project Bike Part 3

Wednesday, April 18, 2012
In the final installment of our 2011 Kawasaki Z1000 Project Bike, we spoon on a set of Pirelli Diablo Supercorsa SP tires and then have Catalyst Reaction tune the suspension.

2013 Honda PCX150 and Metropolitan First Look

Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Honda has released details of two new scootermodels for 2013. Read on to find out more about the 2013 Honda PCX150 and Honda Metropolitan.

Alpinestars XL Transition Gear Bag Review

Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Looking for a bag to hold all your gear with room to spare? If so,you should check out our review of the Alpinestars XL Transition Gear Bag.

2012 Yamaha WR450F First Ride

Monday, April 2, 2012
Yamaha totally reworked the WR450F for 2012 with a new frame and fuel injection. We put the WR to the test at the first round of the 2012 GNCC series.

2011 Kawasaki Z1000 Project Bike Part 2

Friday, March 9, 2012
MotoUSA continued to slash 11 more pounds from its Kawasaki Z1000 Project Bike with upgraded levers, sprockets and handlebars. Read on to see how the new additions performed at the track.

2012 KTM 450 SX-F Factory Edition First Ride

Wednesday, February 29, 2012
MotoUSA got a single day to evaluate the 2012 KTM 450 SX-F Factory Edition. We were super pumped to see if it is an improvement from the standard 450 SX-F.

Pilot EVO Leather Suit Review

Tuesday, February 28, 2012
We put Pilot's stylish EVO Leather Suit to the test on the track over the last couple of months. Read on to see what we thought of this customizable race suit.

2012 Kawasaki KX450F Off-Road Comparison

Thursday, February 16, 2012
Fresh of a win in the 450 Motocross Shootout we decided to see how it would perform against the feild out in the deserts of California. Read on to see where it ended up.

2012 Suzuki RM-Z450 Off-Road Comparison

Thursday, February 16, 2012
How does the 2012 Suzuki RM-Z450 stack up against its competition off the track and in the great wide open? Read on to find out.

2012 KTM 450 SX-F Off-Road Comparison

Thursday, February 16, 2012
Does the KTM 450 SX-F have what it takes to beat the competition when the track ends and the trail starts? Read on to find out.

2012 Yamaha YZ450F Off-Road Comparison

Thursday, February 16, 2012
Does the Yamaha YZ450F have what it takes to beat the competition when the track ends and the trail starts? Read on to find out.

2012 Honda CRF450R Off-Road Comparison

Thursday, February 16, 2012
The Honda CRF450R has awlays been a great performer on the track, but how would it stack up againt the other 450-class motcross bike when we take them off-roading?