What we know today as "motocross" began in northern Britain, in the early 1920s, and was an off-road event known as "Scrambles". The first "Scramble" was ridden in 1924 in Camberley, Surrey. The dirt bikes of that period weren't very different from the road bikes, however, the intense off-road competition quickly led to technical improvements, such as the addition of suspension to the bike in the 1930s.
With the popularity of motocross on the rise world wide, it was only natural for a country versus country competition to arise. The competition would be an annual event called Motocross des Nations, with each country's team being comprised of three racers. The first race was held in 1947, and won by Great Britain. Great Britain only lost six times between 1947 and 1968, making them the obvious initial threat. Belgium became the dominating force through the 1970s, but once the United States entered the picture in 1981, no one else would take the prize again until 1994.
Now that motocross fever had spread most of the globe, and Motocross des Nations had become a yearly team tradition, a solo championship was needed. The first World Championship in motocross came in 1957, and was raced with each rider using a 500cc dirt bike. The 250cc class was added to the championship competition in 1962, making way for the two-stroke motocross bikes. It was then that the weight and easier riding ability of the two-strokes allowed companies such as Bultaco, CZ, Maico, and Husqvarna to take over the market. The 125cc World Championship class was introduced later in 1975.
In the early 1980s, Japanese bike companies began making major changes to the typical motocross bike. The bikes became water-cooled and with monoshock rear suspension, which started with Yamaha in 1975. The 1990s brought even more change when Californian environmental laws forced manufacturers to develop more environmentally friendly four-stroke bikes, yet many still prefer 2 stroke models for off road, woods style riding.
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VINTAGE SUZUKI MX PANTS WORLD CHAMPION MOTOCROSS ENDURO 70'S$100.00
1984 Yamaha YZ 490 AHRMA Vintage Motocross VMX YZ490 RUNS! Old school 2 stroke$99.00
1975 HONDA CR125M ELSINORE DG RACER CR125 RESTORED AHRMA VINTAGE MOTOCROSS$3,999.99
VINTAGE MOTOCROSS MOTORCYCLE AMHRA MAICO BELL SUPER MAGNUM HELMET ? IRON JAW$100.00
1980 Honda CR 80 OEM Engine AHRMA Vintage Motocross$325.00
1976 76 77 Yamaha vintage mx motocross yz 100 125 175 HL500 yz100 yz125 tank$295.00
1978 HONDA CR 250 ELSINORE FRAME AHRMA VINTAGE MOTOCROSS VMX PVMX$100.00
1983 HUSQVARNA 500 Cr frame AHRMA VINTAGE MOTOCROSS VMX$400.00
Vintage FOX motocross RACING BOOTS ..NEVER WORN$350.00
NOS Hondaline Honda Youth Vintage Motocross Riding Pants, AHRMA MX CR XR$149.99
yamaha yz 50 vintage motocross$500.00
vintage ahrma mx motocross kawasaki 1979 79 kx 125 250 streettracker swingarm$245.00
NOS TOOTSIETOY 125 MOTOCROSS BIKE MX VINTAGE ELSINORE$195.00
Vintage Leather Yamaha Motocross Racing Pants Enduro Motorcycle Black$225.00
vintage Suzuki jt racing motocross jersey$285.00
Vintage Motocross boots Moto X fox Mark Barnett$115.00
Vintage Alpinestars Hi-Point 70s Motocross Motorcycle boots Size 12$275.00
Vintage Motocross Motorcycle Cylinder Webco Head Yamaha YZ? Honda CR? 1973 -1977$399.99
1983 Suzuki rm 500 frame ahrma vintage motocross mx$125.00
Original BARSTOW to VEGAS TROPHY Vintage Desert Race MX MotoCross Enduro Trials$995.00
RICKMAN Fiberglass FENDERS GUARDS SEAT -ALL MODELS- Vintage MX MotoCross Enduro$395.00
Vintage Style V3 Motocross Pants Yamaha Suzuki MX Enduro motorcycle Reign VMX$129.95
HUSQVARNA 1975-77 GP HL500 FRAME SWINGARM TRIPLES RESTORED Vintage MX MotoCross$250.00
Alpinestars Hi-Point Mens AHRMA Vintage 70s Motocross Motorcycle Boots VMX VTG$275.00
Husqvarna real vintage motocross enduro riding jersey AHRMA Husky Rare$150.00