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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.

Rokform Rokbed v3 iPhone Case Review

Thursday, February 9, 2012
MotoUSA reviews the Rokform Rokbed v3 iPhone case. Read on to find out how the Rokbed v3 holds up to the rigors of the moto-lifestyle.

2012 Triumph Speed Triple R First Ride

Monday, January 30, 2012
We head to Jerez, Spain to turn some laps on the upgraded 2012 Speed Triple R to find out if the ride is worth the extra cost.

2011 Kawasaki Z1000 Project Bike Part 1

Friday, January 20, 2012
We decided to see if we could turn our long-term Kawasaki Z1000 into a weekend trackday warrior. Find out what we changed for Part 1 of our project.

Monster Energy Kawasaki Team Pep Rally

Friday, January 6, 2012
Kawasaki held its annual pep rally for the Monster Energy Kawasaki racing teams in Irvine, California.

Dunlop Sportmax Roadsmart II Review

Friday, January 6, 2012
We put the Dunlop's latest offering for sport-touring to the test. Check out all the details of the Sportmax Roadsmart II.

EVS Photo of the Year

Friday, December 23, 2011
After months of submissions from MotoUSA readers, we pick the EVS Photo of the Year and award the $500 Grand Prize.

Blind Ambition Part 2

Friday, December 16, 2011
Matt Wadsworth continues his quest to jump a dirt bike further than any other blind person with the help of Mickey Diamond.

2012 Suzuki RM-Z250 Comparison

Monday, December 12, 2011
We put the 2012 Suzuki RM-Z250 up against the other four players in the Lites class. Read on to find out where the Suzuki ranked at the end of our 2012 250 Motocross Shootout.

2012 Honda CRF250R Comparison

Monday, December 12, 2011
We put the 2012 Honda CRF250R up against the other four players in the Lites class. Read on to find out where the Honda ranked at the end of our 2012 250 Motocross Shootout.

2012 250 Motocross Shootout

Monday, December 12, 2011
MotoUSA gathered five Lites machines to battle it out for supremacy in the quarter-liter class. Some bikes have been revised heavily for 2012, while others received only bold new graphics. How will the scoring shake out this year?

2012 Kawasaki KX250F Comparison

Monday, December 5, 2011
We put the 2012 Kawasaki KX250F up against the other four players in the Lites class. Read on to find out where the Kawasaki ranked at the end of our 2012 250 Motocross Shootout.

2012 Yamaha YZ250F Comparison

Monday, December 5, 2011
We put the 2012 Yamaha YZ250F up against the other four players in the Lites class. Read on to find out where the Yamaha ranked at the end of our 2012 250 Motocross Shootout.

2012 KTM 250 SX-F Comparison

Monday, December 5, 2011
We put the 2012 KTM 250 SX-F up against the other four players in the Lites class. Read on to find out where the KTM ranked at the end of our 2012 250 Motocross Shootout.

2012 Beta 520 RS Comparison

Monday, November 21, 2011
MotoUSA put the 2012 Beta 520 RS up against the 2012 Husqvarna TE511 in a desert dual sport showdown. Read on to find out what we thought of Beta's largest street-legal dirt bike.

2012 Husqvarna TE511 Comparison

Monday, November 21, 2011
MotoUSA put the 2012 Husqvarna TE511 up against the 2012 Beta 520 RS in a desert dual sport showdown. Read on to find out how the big Husky fared after two days of desert blasting.

2012 Husqvarna TE511 vs 2012 Beta 520 RS

Monday, November 21, 2011
Motorcycle USA takes two big-bore European dual sports up into the hills for a comparison review of the 2012 Husqvarna TE511 and Beta 520 RS.

MotoUSA Photo of the Week – Nov 18, 2011

Friday, November 18, 2011
This Friday's Photo of the Week is a simple yet stunning image from Motorcycle USA Forums User MDavis. Check out the photo and get another moto-photo tip from JDawg.

2012 KTM Freeride E First Look

Thursday, November 10, 2011
KTM has released details on its first electric off-road motorcycle. Read on for more information on the KTM Freeride E.

James Stewart Takes Plea Deal

Wednesday, November 9, 2011
James Stewart pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge associated with his March 2011 arrest for impersonating a law enforcement officer.

2013 Yamaha YZ450F Comparison

Monday, November 7, 2011
Yamaha's 2013 YZ450F has a backwards engine and an airbox where the fuel tank should be. We find out in our 2013 450 Motocross Shootout if different is better.