What we know today as "motocross" began in northern Britain, in the early s, and was an off-road event known as "Scrambles". The first "Scramble" was ridden in 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 s.
Say you've been riding your street bike and you're really hooked. You're itching to race head to head, but as a poor, young noob with a clapped out Yamaha Seca II, road racing seems like the impossible dream. This is mainly because: 1 You need your bike to get to work or school, and 2 the safety gear alone to go road racing adds up to more than you have invested in the Seca.
A very nice condition good running Matador. Engine rebuilt, upgraded Mikuni carburetor, everything else is original. Clean title and is registered and inspected in Massachusetts.
Below you'll find 93 various vintage motocross bikes for sale, along with some other makes and models that were not necessarily designed for hard motocross or off-road use, but general on and off-road purposes although these machines were often modified and they became popular off-road competitive machines so they are included within as well. If you're selling a vintage or modern bike, be sure to check out the simple UI we've setup which enables you to easily sell your vintage, EVO, pre-modern or modern motorcycle here. In addition to the classic VMX and Evolution EVO bikes rotating through here daily, don't miss our Vintage Motocross Section where you'll find vintage pictures, VMX Days dates and info and vintage parts, as well as other resources that date the history of motocross.
This time period may not be the very beginning of the sport, but marks the period of international recognition after WWII. It ended in the mids, and is considered to many around the world as one of the greatest eras of the sport. We want to show why this is said.
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