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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HUSQVARNA VINTAGE 1972 250CR, MOTOCROSS, AHRMA RACER, DIRT BIKE, ENDURO.$199.99
NOS*- Maico Rear brake backing plate.for AHRMA vintage motocross$100.00
Vintage Style V3 Motocross Pants Yamaha Suzuki MX Enduro motorcycle Reign VMX$129.95
1981 Maico front brake plate for AHRMA vintage motocross$100.00
Carrera 98 Goggles Vintage Motocross Ahrma MX Maico Bultaco Ossa Ski$199.99
VINTAGE AHRMA VMX MOTOCROSS HONDA ELSINORE CR BIKE STAND 1973 TO 1980 125 250$100.00
Vintage motocross fox shocks$275.00
Vintage Motocross 87' CR125R NOS oem Retro restoration starter Kit$350.00
Vintage Motocross Good Year Eagle 4.00-18 Tire Husqvarna Elsinore Maico Penton$124.99
Vintage NOS SCOTT Face Mask Motocross BMX Ski Orig. Package 1970's Plastic$149.00
Vintage NOS Sachs SA 340 R Engine Rokon RT Motocross Snowmobile$1,599.99
Husqvarna Motocross Panta...NOS Vintage ....SIze 40 XL$99.00
EARLY 70'S HUSQVARNA HUSKY 1972 450CR 250WR 400CR FORKS ahrma vintage motocross$175.00
Moto X Fox team gear bag (Large)- vintage motocross - AHRMA$349.00
72 HUSQVARNA HUSKY 400CR 250CR 450 FRAME MJ series vintage motocross ahrma vmx$125.00
72 HUSQVARNA HUSKY 400 250 250CR 400CR FRAME MJ05911 vintage motocross ahrma vmx$125.00
NOS Vintage Answer Racing MX Motocross Handlebars Honda Red CR Models 02-1052$99.99
Vintage Style Motocross Pants MX Enduro Honda motorcycle ISDT ISDE Reign VMX$149.95
Vintage Motocross Maico Husqvarna Bultaco Round Slide 38mm Mikuni Carb NEW!$125.00
Vintage 1980s CYCLE-AM KAWASAKI Motocross Vented Jersey NOS Sealed in Package$150.00
CZ 1974 RARE one year only OEM TANK fuel gas petrol Vintage MX MotoCross Enduro$395.00
Vintage NOS Tommaselli Motocross Dirt Bike Handlebars Bars AHRMA$99.99
VTG YAMAHA 77 1977 YZ 80 YZ80 MX AHRMA MOTOCROSS ENGINE MOTOR$170.00
NOS Vintage MX Motocross Pirelli Tire 4.50-18 Husqvarna Bultaco Maico Penton$99.99
1988 BELL MOTO 4 Vintage Motocross Racing Helmet Rare Rick Johnson Style size 7$249.00