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 AXO Motocross Pants Size 32 NWT$110.00
1975 HONDA CR125M ELSINORE DG RACER CR125 RESTORED AHRMA VINTAGE MOTOCROSS$4,499.99
1977 OW27 125 works Yamaha top end - 1978 1979 vintage motocross YZ125 VMX$3,200.00
NOS TOOTSIETOY 125 MOTOCROSS BIKE MX VINTAGE RARE YELLOW$129.99
NOS TOOTSIETOY 125 MOTOCROSS BIKE MX VINTAGE$195.00
1974 VINTAGE ROKON RT-340 RT340 AUTOMATIC ENDURO DIRT BIKE MOTOCROSS MOTORCYCLE$3,000.00
champion,vintage motocross boots, nos, champion lindstrands, super boot,blue,red$195.00
OSSA PIONEER 250 4 SPEED MOTOR phantom stiletto ahrma vintage motocross engine$124.99
Original BARSTOW to VEGAS TROPHY Vintage Desert Race MX MotoCross Enduro Trials$1,995.00
Vintage AXO Motocross Pants size 32 NWT Royal Blue and Black$110.00
"NEW" Vintage style Fox - (Size: L) motocross Jersey + Duckbill visor -AHRMA$139.95
15.5 15 1/2" KONI Vintage SHOCK MX MotoCross Enduro Desert ahrma scrambles$249.99
NOS New Vintage Yamaha Racing Motocross Pants AHRMA MX VMX Small German ?$99.99
Vintage Motocross Motorcycle Cylinder Webco Head Yamaha YZ? Honda CR? 1973 -1977$599.99
NOS Cycle Am Jacket Yamaha Red White Blue VMX Vintage AHRMA Motocross Large$99.99
Vintage Lancer Motorcycle Motocross Racing Padded Leather Jacket and Pants$200.00
HRC petcock NOS sand cast magnesium. For 1980's HRC gas tanks. Vintage Motocross$300.00
1974 Yamaha YZ250A YZ250B NOS Crankcase set vintage motocross VMX ahrma YZ OW$800.00
Tecnosel NOS backpack 1990 - SUPER RARE vintage motocross ahrma VMX EVO$129.95
Rare Vintage Honda Racing Ricky Carmichael Motocross Jersey$119.99
1981 HONDA CR450R AHRMA NOS FRONT WHEEL VMX VINTAGE MOTOCROSS$245.00
1977 BULTACO PURSANG 250 MK10 MODEL 192 MOTOR ENGINE VINTAGE MOTOCROSS CEMOTO$499.00
KTM -Jersey (XL) + Visor + Crossbar pad - KTM495, KTM420 -Vintage Motocross$149.00
Vintage Motocross Maico Husqvarna Bultaco Round Slide 38mm Mikuni Carb NEW!$125.00
Vintage Motocross mx circuit handlebar like a debruzer mx AHRMA$100.00