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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RARE 1974 SUZUKI TM125 DG EXHAUST AHRMA VINTAGE MOTOCROSS TM 100 125 RM125 RM$250.00
Vintage 1980s Rossi Motorcycle Motocross MAD MAX Boots$125.00
Vintage GT Buco Motocross Helmet -Bell -Buco Size Large$350.00
Vintage Leather Kawasaki Motocross Racing Pants Motorcycle Black Size 38$150.00
1975 HONDA CR125M ELSINORE DG RACER CR125 AHRMA VINTAGE MOTOCROSS$3,499.99
VINTAGE HONDA 1979 STOCK CR 250M ELSINORE MOTOCROSS VMX AHRMA MOTO FOXBARN FIND$3,500.00
80s VINTAGE FOX IMAGE MOTOCROSS PANTS, BONES, KEVLAR,$100.00
VINTAGE HECKEL MOTOCROSS MOTORCYCLE BOOTS. !!$100.00
1980 Honda CR - Mugen ME360 pipe & silencer (center port) - Vintage motocross$550.00
Vintage Bell style team honda tribute 80's motocross helmet BMX DG FMF jt$249.99
Vintage 1960s NOS Barufaldi Viking Motocross Goggles "The REAL DEAL" AHRMA VMX$1,500.00
RARE 1974 SUZUKI TM125 WEBCO HEAD AHRMA VINTAGE MOTOCROSS TM 100 125 RM125 RM$300.00
1975 SUZUKI RM125 TANK AHRMA VINTAGE MOTOCROSS TM 100 125 RM125 RM$200.00
1974 SUZUKI TM125 TANK AHRMA VINTAGE MOTOCROSS TM 100 125 RM125 RM$350.00
Vintage vtg NOS 1975 cyclecraft goggles,scott,carrera,motocross bmx,dg,fmf$99.99
'73 CZ 400 Boyd & Stellings Engineering Vintage MX MotoCross Collectors LOOK!$8,950.00
TR RACING NOS MOTOCROSS BOOTS VINTAGE AHRMA RACING$349.99
1975 HUSQVARNA 250 wr frame AHRMA VINTAGE MOTOCROSS VMX$400.00
Maico Original NOS Tank Decals 1964 X2 Pair Left & Right AHRMA Vintage Motocross$160.00
Vintage Style V3 Motocross Pants Yamaha Suzuki MX Enduro motorcycle Reign VMX$129.95
1975 HUSQVARNA 250 cr frame AHRMA VINTAGE MOTOCROSS VMX$400.00
NOS Hondaline Honda Youth Vintage Motocross Riding Pants, AHRMA MX CR XR$149.99
'02 Kawasaki KX500 KX 500 TOTALLY RESTORED Vintage MX MotoCross Awesome!$5,950.00
VINTAGE JT RACING MOTORCYCLE MOTOCROSS PROTECTIVE VEST PROTECTOR JACKET NO SIZE$99.99
NOS New Vintage Yamaha Racing Motocross Pants AHRMA MX VMX Small German ?$99.99