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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RED WING VINTAGE TONY DISTEFANO SHOCKS AHRMA MOTOCROSS VERY RARE$450.00
1975 HONDA CR125M ELSINORE DG RACER CR125 AHRMA VINTAGE MOTOCROSS$3,499.99
1973 -1976 Vintage Honda Elsinore CR125M CR250M Racing Stand Motocross VMX AHRMA$200.00
Honda cr250r 1989 Vintage Motocross Motocycle$2,350.00
1980 Honda CR - Mugen ME360 pipe & silencer (center port) - Vintage motocross$520.00
TORSTEN HALLMAN Vintage Motocross Motorcycle Boots VMX AHRMA$200.00
NOS Hondaline Honda Youth Vintage Motocross Riding Pants, AHRMA MX CR XR$119.99
Vintage Bell style team honda tribute 80's motocross helmet BMX DG FMF jt$249.99
1978 -1980 Vintage Honda Elsinore CR125M CR250M Racing Stand Motocross VMX AHRMA$200.00
Vintage vtg NOS 1975 cyclecraft goggles,scott,carrera,motocross bmx,dg,fmf$99.99
TR RACING NOS MOTOCROSS BOOTS VINTAGE AHRMA RACING$324.99
ALPINESTARS NOS MOTOCROSS BOOTS VINTAGE MADE IN ITALY AHRMA RACING$295.00
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
Vintage HONDA CR80 CR 80 Dirtbike Motocross$1,500.00
1989 Honda Xr250 Xr 250 Dirt Bike Enduro Dirtbike Motocross Vintage Trail$1,600.00
VINTAGE HI POINT MOTOCROSS PANTS AHRMA RARE$124.99
New 2018 Bell Moto-3 Adult XL Red AHRMA Honda Maico MX Helmet Vintage Motocross$209.99
Vintage FOX motocross RACING BOOTS ..NEVER WORN$300.00
Renthal NOS handebars purple cr kx yz rm 125 250 500 ahrma evo vintage motocross$299.00
1975 HUSQVARNA 250 cr frame AHRMA VINTAGE MOTOCROSS VMX$360.00
Vintage RARE Bell Mag 4 Motocross Honda Motorcycle Helmet USA Red/bl Large 71/2”$500.00
1972 Yamaha CT1-175 Project Bike Motorcycle Vintage Motocross Dirt Bike Ahrma$550.00
1970-71 Yamaha RT1M Carburetor Vintage Motocross Carb RT1 RT1MX 360 Throttle MX$149.99
Vintage Style V3 Motocross Pants Honda CZ MX Enduro Trials motorcycle Reign VMX$129.95