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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*KONI POPPY SHOCKS * for Maico husqvarna AHRMA VINTAGE MOTOCROSS$290.00
KTM420/KTM495 - air box - AHRMA - vintage motocross$105.00
Vintage motocross fox shocks$275.00
MOTO-X FOX TANK COVER VINTAGE MOTOCROSS RACING MX PRO CIRCUIT SUZUKI HONDA JT DG$100.00
72 HUSQVARNA HUSKY 400CR 250CR 450 FRAME MJ series vintage motocross ahrma vmx$125.00
VTG YAMAHA 77 1977 YZ 80 YZ80 MX AHRMA MOTOCROSS ENGINE MOTOR$170.00
13" REAR SHOCKS GAS VINTAGE MX MOTOCROSS RACING YAMAHA HUSQVARNA FACTORY WORKS$229.00
1981 MAICO OHLINS SHOCKS BRAND NEW VINTAGE MOTOCROSS AHRMA SALE PRICE LOWERED$1,050.00
Vintage NOS SCOTT Face Mask Motocross BMX Ski Orig. Package 1970's Plastic$149.00
Moto X Fox team gear bag (X Large)- vintage motocross - AHRMA$365.00
Vintage Husqvarna Husky Aluminum Rear Fender Mudguard Sportsman Motocross AHRMA$99.99
Vintage Motocross Metzeler Hi Point 4.50-18 Tire Husqvarna Elsinore Maico Penton$399.99
32mm Mikuni Carb Round Slide RIGHT Idle Vintage Motocross Dirt Bike / ATV NEW!$105.00
1977 HUSQVARNA HUSKY FORKS 8" TRAVEL 250 360 AUTO NICE ahrma vintage motocross$200.00
2 Trelleborg Vintage motocross motorcycle tires 21" NOS and used Husqvarna MX$100.00
72 HUSQVARNA HUSKY 400 250 250CR 400CR FRAME MJ05911 vintage motocross ahrma vmx$125.00
Vintage Ossa Montessa Motocross Flat Track Betor Ahrma 35mm Frontend Forks$199.99
Vintage NOS Tommaselli Motocross Dirt Bike Handlebars Bars AHRMA$99.99
Husqvarna '75 '76 250 360 CR GP FRAME complete Vintage MX MotoCross POWDERCOATED$150.00
Vintage Motocross Maico Husqvarna Bultaco Round Slide 38mm Mikuni Carb NEW!$125.00
PAIR GIRLING HUSKY 12.0" Vintage Husqvarna MX MotoCross Desert Enduro S&W Boge$375.00
Vintage Hondaline Motocross Boots$200.00
Vintage Motocross Good Year Eagle 4.00-18 Tire Husqvarna Elsinore Maico Penton$124.99
Husqvarna Husky 38mm Mikuni Carb AND Intake Boot Vintage Motocross NEW!$155.00
Cycle Am Pants Yamaha 32 VMX AHRMA Vintage Motocross Bob Hurricane Hannah Glover$99.99