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Blog Posts By Justin Dawes

Win a 2014 Polaris RZR

Monday, July 15, 2013
Win a 2014 Polaris RZR
There is a new Polaris RZR on the way. Details are non-existent besides this single photo highlighting what looks to be a menacing new fascia. Our suspicions are that behind than front-end is an al...
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Post Tags: 2014 Polaris RZR, Win, 2014 Polaris, 14 Polaris RZR, Polaris Sweepstakes

2013 Ducati Hypermotard Review Preview

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
2013 Ducati Hypermotard Review Preview
HYPER hy·per [hahy-per] - Informal. adjective 1. overexcited; overstimulated; keyed up. 2. seriously or obsessively concerned; fanatical; rabid. 3. hyperactive. The adjective f...
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Post Tags: 2013 Ducati Hypermotard Review Preview, hypermotard sp, 2013 hypermotard sp, Ducati Hypermotard, Hyper, Ducati, Ascari Race resort

Behind the Scenes: ZX-6R vs. IOM

Thursday, February 14, 2013
Behind the Scenes: ZX-6R vs. IOM
I’m sure most of you have by now had a chanch to catch Kawasaki’s latest commercial for the 2013 ZX-6R, in which the TT Racer James Hiller blasts the latest Supersport Ninja though the ...
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Post Tags: Behind the Scenes: ZX-6R vs. IOM, ZX-636, ZX-6R, Kawasaki ZX-6R, 2013 Kawasaki ZX-6R, James Hiller, Isle of Man, TT, IOM TT

2013 Polaris RZR Model Testing Preview

Thursday, January 3, 2013
2013 Polaris RZR Model Testing Preview
This past week we got our hands on a couple of RZR models from Polaris to test, and we are going full-tilt to give you a full review of both the 2013 Polaris RZR XP4 900 and the newly rel...
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Post Tags: Polaris RZR, RZR XP4, 2013 Polaris XP4, 2013 Polaris XP 900 HO Jagged X Edition, Polaris, RZR, RZR XP 900 HO, Camp RZR

2013 Triumph Daytona 675R First Ride Preview

Monday, December 17, 2012
2013 Triumph Daytona 675R First Ride Preview
As I’m trying my damnedest to shrug of the massive jet lag from my recent trip to Cartagena, Spain, I wanted to give you all a quick preview from the 2013 Triumph Daytona 675R press intr...
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Post Tags: 2013 Triumph Daytona 675R First Ride Preview, 2013 675R, Spain, Cartagena, 2013 Daytona 675R Review

2013 450 Motocross Shootout Preview

Monday, October 22, 2012
2013 450 Motocross Shootout Preview
The MotoUSA MX testing team has been hard at work on our 2013 450 Motocross Shootout. We loaded up the offerings from Kawasaki, Honda, Suzuki, KTM and Yamaha and headed for two full days of riding ...
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Post Tags: 2013 450 Motocross Shootout Preview, 450 Shootout, 2013 Yamaha YZ450F, 2013 KTM 350 SX-F, 2013 KTM 450 SX-F, 2013 Kawasaki KX450F, 2013 Honda CRF450R, 2013 Suzuki RM-Z450, Jason Ellis, Vicki Golden

Barcia Goes Big at Lommel

Monday, September 24, 2012
I'm currently 30-something thousand feet about Belgium on my way to ride the 2013 Ducati Multistrada models, and thank goodness for on-board Wi-Fi to keep me entertained. I just came across this vi...
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Post Tags: Justin Barcia, Lommle, MXoN, MXdN, Motocross of Nations, Motocross des Nations

Scary Glen Helen WORCS Pile-up

Thursday, February 2, 2012
Scary Glen Helen WORCS Pile-up
Nobody likes dust, especially racers, off-road racers in particular. It is our nemesis, always working against our forward momentum on the course and threatening our safety. As nasty as it is, it i...
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Post Tags: WORCS, Crash, Dust, Off-road

Valentino Rossi Rally Car Video

Friday, December 16, 2011
Check out this video of “The Doctor” Valentino Rossi behind the wheel of a Rally Car at the 2011 Monza Rally Show. There is not much to say except is there anything Rossi can&rsquo...
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Post Tags: Valentino Rossi Rally Car Video, 2011 Monza Rally Show, The Doctor, Valentino Rossi

Jorian Ponomareff Drift and Stunt Videos

Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Jorian Ponomareff Drift and Stunt Videos
A couple of weeks ago I watched a video of French stunt rider Jorian Ponomareff drifting his sportbike around a coned obstacle course, and I was totally blown away. I have to admit I’ve ...
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Post Tags: Jorian Ponomareff Drift and Stunt Videos, Jorian Ponomareff, Drift, Stunting

450 MX Off-Road Shootout Preview

Tuesday, December 6, 2011
450 MX Off-Road Shootout Preview
Southern California is known to many as the motocross capitol of the world, but a large number of 450 motocross bikes purchased in this state never turn a wheel on a prepped track. With the vast, y...
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Post Tags: 450 MX Off-Road Shootout Preview, 450 Motocross, CRF450R, YZ450F, KX450F, 450 SX-F, TC449, RM-Z450

MotoUSA Makes Noise For Marco

Sunday, November 6, 2011
MotoUSA Makes Noise For Marco
Although rain was falling at the MotoUSA Southern California Headquarters, nothing would stop us from making noise for Marco Simoncelli. At 10:30 in the morning,for 58 seconds we revved our engines...
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Post Tags: MotoUSA Makes Noise For Marco, #makenoiseformarco, Marco Simoncelli

2012 250 Motocross Shootout Preview

Thursday, November 3, 2011
2012 250 Motocross Shootout Preview
For the past two days the MotoUSA MX testing crew has been hard at work turning laps at Piru Motocross Park for our 2012 250 Motocross Shootout. We started the first day with a fully prepped t...
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Post Tags: 2012 250 Motocross Shootout Preview, 250 Shootout, 2012 Yamaha YZ250F, 2012 Honda CRF250, 2012 Suzuki RM-Z250, 2012 Kawasaki KX250F,2012 KTM 250 SX-F

2012 Yamaha R1 Preview

Wednesday, October 19, 2011
2012 Yamaha R1 Preview
Over the past two days the media got to take our first rides on the 2012 Yamaha R1. Although the changes are few, one is quite significant. Yamaha has added traction control to the already user fri...
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Post Tags: 2012 Yamaha R1 Preview, 2012 R1, Yamaha R1, Traction Control R1

James Stewart POV Video

Friday, October 14, 2011
James Stewart POV Video
James Stewart released on on-board video of him ripping on his training Supercross track yesterday. The riding is impressive, but what is notable is the color of the front fender. It is still ...
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Post Tags: James Stewart, POV, GoPro, Yamaha, Suzuki

Ducati Superquadro Engine Video

Monday, October 10, 2011
Ducati Superquadro Engine Video
Ducati has released a video highlighting the technical details of the Superquadro engine that powers the 1199 Panigale Superbike. It is obvious the Ducati project managers are very proud ...
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Post Tags: Ducati 1199 Panigale, Superquadro Engine, Ducati 1199,

2012 Ducati Streetfighter 848 Preview

Tuesday, September 27, 2011
2012 Ducati Streetfighter 848 Preview
Greetings from Italy, MotoUSA faithful. I just finished up riding the latest offering from Ducati, the 2012 Streetfighter 848, near the company’s home base in Bologna, Italy. Our day consiste...
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Post Tags: 2012 Ducati Streetfighter 848 Preview, 2012 Ducati Streetfighter 848. 2012 Streetfighter 848, Street Fighter 848, Ferrari, Ducati, Auto Dromo di Modena

GoPro Video of Twitch's X Games Crash

Wednesday, August 17, 2011
GoPro had a serious presence at X Games 17 to capture just about everything that went down in and around the Staples Center. Everywhere you looked there was guys running around with GoPros attach...
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Post Tags: Jeremy Stenberg, Twitch, X Games 17, Speed and Style

Drake McElroy Travels the World on Fuel TV

Monday, August 8, 2011
Fuel TV has been stepping up with some great shows and AMA Motocross Racing coverage as of late, and I am excited to see that the channel is growing after a bit of stagnation in content in the...
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Post Tags: Drake's Passage, Drake McElroy, Fuel TV, FMX

2012 Beta 350RR Preview

Thursday, August 4, 2011
2012 Beta 350RR Preview
Yesterday we got to throw a leg over the 2012 Beta 350RR and came away with some very surprising results. For 2012 the 350RR received some significant updates that include a new 48mm Sachs TFX Fork...
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Post Tags: 2012 Beta 350RR, Beta Motorcycles,