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 Scott Plastic Motocross Boots$203.50
VTG 1980s O'NEAL USA MSR JERSEY SHIRT MOTOCROSS SUPERCROSS YAMAHA YZ SIZE XL$100.00
Vintage CZ Motocross Aluminum Motorcycle Coffin Cell Gas Tank Fuel Tank$175.00
Honda cr250r 1989 Vintage Motocross Motorcycle$1,959.00
1978 -1980 Vintage Honda Elsinore CR125M CR250M Racing Stand Motocross VMX AHRMA$200.00
1973 -1976 Vintage Honda Elsinore CR125M CR250M Racing Stand Motocross VMX AHRMA$200.00
Vintage Bell style team honda tribute 80's motocross helmet BMX DG FMF jt$299.99
1978 Honda XR75 Trail Bike 75cc Vintage MX Rare Motocross 4 Stroke Jeff Ward$1,700.00
Moto 4 Peak Visor WHITE - NOS - rare color - Bell Helmet ahrma vintage motocross$125.00
'73 CZ 250 Nice Vintage MX MotoCross Running CORE REBUILDER for Restoration$2,995.00
DG HONDA ELSINORE 1980-81 CR80 CR80R SWINGARM KIT VINTAGE MOTOCROSS MX MINICYCLE$989.95
'73 CZ 400 Boyd & Stellings Engineering Vintage MX MotoCross Collectors LOOK!$8,950.00
1980s TEAM HUSQVARNA JACKET GLOVES HELMET PANTS JERSEY Lot Vintage MX MotoCross$995.00
Vintage electro style team honda tribute 70's motocross helmet BMX DG FMF jt$299.99
NOS Cycle Am Pants Yamaha Red White Blue VMX AHRMA Vintage Motocross 28$99.99
Vintage vtg NOS 1975 cyclecraft goggles,scott,carrera,motocross bmx,dg,fmf$99.99
Rare Vintage Fox Honda Motocross Jersey$209.99
VINTAGE FOX IMAGE MOTOCROSS JERSEY$99.99
1970-73 CZ 125 250 380 Moto Cross FRAME & SWING ARM Vintage MX MotoCross Desert$495.00
Vintage 13" Koni MX Shocks, Poppy Elephant bodies, S&W springs, Moto-Cross$495.00
Goodyear motocross tire vintage NOS$95.00
VINTAGE HI POINT MOTOCROSS PANTS AHRMA RARE$99.99
Vintage RARE Bell Mag 4 Motocross Honda Motorcycle Helmet USA Red/bl Large 71/2”$500.00
ALPINESTARS NOS MOTOCROSS BOOTS VINTAGE MADE IN ITALY AHRMA RACING$269.99