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 1970's JT racing mx motocross racing/riding gloves AHRMA yellow$200.00
Vintage Motocross Fox Racing Honda MX Motocross Pants, AHRMA CR125 CR250$140.00
13" REAR SHOCKS GAS VINTAGE MX MOTOCROSS RACING YAMAHA HUSQVARNA FACTORY WORKS$229.00
Scott USA Goggles Faceguard Face Mask vintage 80s Motocross MX AHRMA Supercross$199.00
PAIR- 13" Koni SHOCKS Vintage MX MotoCross Desert Enduro NEW NOS$425.00
NOS New Vintage Yamaha Racing Motocross Pants AHRMA MX VMX Small German ?$99.99
Dimond's Honda Motocross MX Jersey Circa 1974 Vintage Elsinore AHRMA$175.00
Replica cover zuendapp zundapp Zündapp GS125 Vintage motocross Enduro AHRMA 125$215.00
Vintage MX Motocross 1976 Honda Elsinore CR125m Carburator CR125 Carb Keihin OEM$110.00
vintage motocross helmet mx cafe racer bell moto$160.00
YAMAHA VINTAGE 1974 250MX, AHRMA, VINTAGE MOTOCROSS$129.99
MAICO gas fuel petrol MC OEM Orig. TANK Vintage MX MotoCross 125 250 400 440 501$245.00
1985 HUSQVARNA HUSKY 250 500 CR FRAME vintage motocross ahrma vmx$125.00
VINTAGE FOX AIR SHOX SHOCK HONDA CR ELSINORE BULTACO FMF MACIO MOTOCROSS AHRMA$800.00
VINTAGE FOX AIR SHOX SHOCK HONDA CR ELSINORE AHRMA FMF MACIO MOTOCROSS AHRMA$800.00
YZ 250 G H Models- NEW CNC Billet Ignition/Stator Cover-Vintage Yamaha Motocross$99.00
Sachs shocks Hercules AHRMA Vintage Enduro Motocross Penton Zundapp 125 250 175$725.00
1985 HUSQVARNA HUSKY 250 500 CR FRAME vintage motocross ahrma vmx$90.00
TEAM HRC HONDA RACING EZRA LUSK FOX CHEST PROTECTOR VINTAGE MOTOCROSS MX JT DG$225.00
NOS Cycle Am Jacket Yamaha Red White Blue VMX Vintage AHRMA Motocross Large$99.99
1974 yamaha mx 125 Gas Tank 1975 Mx Vintage motocross$175.00
NOS Vintage Honda Riding Gear Pants Motocross X Size24$99.99
CZ FALTA gas fuel petrol Aluminum TANK Vintage MX MotoCross 125 250 380 400$595.00
HANNAH RACING PRODUCTS HRP AUTOGRAPHED Vintage Yamaha motocross jersey sizeXL$100.00
VINTAGE IRON INTERNATIONAL LEATHER MOTOCROSS PANTS size 36 excellent shape$125.00