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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CZ 125 250 400 MOTOCROSS 1974 VINTAGE FUEL TANK OEM NICE !!$425.00
1975 HONDA CR125M ELSINORE DG RACER CR125 RESTORED AHRMA VINTAGE MOTOCROSS$4,999.99
Simons forks vintage mx motocross$1,500.00
Vintage Motocross Aftermarket Front Forks Fork Legs Yamaha TT XT HL 500 AHRMA MX$100.00
1970's Moto Fox Jacket - AHRMA - Vintage Motocross$119.00
Original Vintage Rocky Cycle Yamaha Motocross Racing Cover, Storage/ Shop Tarp$299.99
KTM - (Brand new) "Vintage style" Motocross Jersey (Size:XL) - supercorss$125.00
RARE VINTAGE MOTORSPORT AIR SHOCKS 15'' 1/2 elsinore MOTOCROSS CZ RM CR TT XT$498.00
Kawasaki - KX - (New - size:XL) " Vintage Style" - motocross Jersey - AHRMA$125.00
NOS Vintage Zundapp Motorcycle Dirtbike Motocross 125 Cylinder Head Rickman$499.99
1971 YAMAHA DT1MX TOP END AHRMA VINTAGE MOTOCROSS 250 DT1 360 DT2 RT1 RT2$150.00
Suzuki 1977 RM250 AHRMA Vintage mx motocross$999.95
1977-78 YAMAHA YZ125 FUEL TANK AHRMA VINTAGE MOTOCROSS$150.00
Moto X Fox team gear bag (X Large)- vintage motocross - AHRMA$345.00
Vintage Motocross Helmet$150.00
13" REAR SHOCKS GAS VINTAGE MX MOTOCROSS RACING YAMAHA HUSQVARNA FACTORY WORKS$229.00
NOS TOOTSIETOY 125 MOTOCROSS BIKE MX VINTAGE$225.00
Vintage Hondaline Leather Motocross Boots 1970s size 12 Hi Point Alpinestars$249.99
1977-78 YAMAHA YZ125 SEAT AHRMA VINTAGE MOTOCROSS$90.00
Vintage Ossa Montessa Motocross Flat Track Betor Ahrma 35mm Frontend Forks$199.99
Vintage Motocross Aftermarket Front Triple Clamps Clamp Yamaha TT XT HL 500 - MX$100.00
CZ Wassel gas fuel petrol Aluminum TANK Vintage MX MotoCross 125 250 380 400$595.00
SUZUKI RM gas fuel petrol Aluminum TANK Vintage MX MotoCross 250 370 400$495.00
HUSQVARNA 1965-71 Husky 250 Cross PIPE & SILENCER Vintage MX MotoCross Enduro$195.00
Vintage Motocross Maico Husqvarna Bultaco Round Slide 38mm Mikuni Carb NEW!$125.00