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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TORSTEN HALLMAN Vintage Motocross Motorcycle Boots VMX AHRMA$250.00
Rare Vintage Grant BMX Motocross helmet universal size$169.00
Jt Racing USA Vintage Motocross ALS HOODIE XL Adult Model$135.00
1983 Suzuki Rm500 swingarm powdercoated ahrma vintage motocross$100.00
FOX Vintage Motocross Air Shocks Shox 17.75 Honda CR250R Elsinore 1978 1979 1980$699.99
1974 Yamaha YZ125 VMX Vintage Motocross Bike (AHRMA Legal)$1,500.00
1974 -1977 YAMAHA YZ 125 OEM CDI MAGNETO ASSY 401-85500-11-00 VINTAGE MOTOCROSS$149.99
1980 Honda CR - Mugen ME360 pipe & silencer (center port) - Vintage motocross$675.00
Vintage Alpinestars Hi-Point Motorcycle Motocross Boots SIZE 12$245.00
Husqvarna real vintage motocross enduro riding jersey AHRMA Husky Rare$149.99
'86 Kawasaki KX500 KX 500 Unrestored ALL ORIGINAL & NICE! Vintage MX MotoCross$5,750.00
NOS Hondaline Honda Youth Vintage Motocross Riding Pants, AHRMA MX CR XR$149.99
Vintage Motocross Boots BLACK YELLOW LEATHER buckles worn distressed$99.99
'73 CHAPARRAL BE80F Fuji Mini Enduro Vintage MX MotoCross All Original w/TITLE$1,290.00
1970-73 CZ 125 250 380 Moto Cross FRAME & SWING ARM Vintage MX MotoCross Desert$495.00
JT Racing Vintage Motocross Boots Men's Size 9$299.99
2018 Bell Moto-3 Adult Large Red AHRMA Honda Maico MX Helmet Vintage Motocross$209.99
1984 Yamaha YZ 490 AHRMA Vintage Motocross VMX YZ490 RUNS! Old school 2 stroke$1,250.00
KAWASAKI OEM 1984 '85 KX 125 Fuel Gas Petrol TANK Vintage MX MotoCross POLISHED$265.00
Vintage FOX motocross RACING BOOTS ..NEVER WORN$300.00
Vintage Style V3 Motocross Pants Yamaha Suzuki MX Enduro motorcycle Reign VMX$129.95
Vintage Motocross Motorcycle Cylinder Webco Head Yamaha YZ? Honda CR? 1973 -1977$399.99
PAIR PROGRESSIVE SHOCKS 13.0" Vintage MX MotoCross Desert Enduro S&W Boge$225.00
Vintage RARE Bell Moto 4 Motocross Motorcycle Helmet USA Red Blue Med 7 1/4”$400.00
2018 Bell Moto-3 Adult Large White AHRMA Husqvarna MX Helmet Vintage Motocross$209.99