An Introductory
to The History of Motocross

Below you'll find some interesting points surrounding the history of motocross, including links to additional pictures and info that should provide you with a full understanding of how motocross has evolved, as well as how the machines evolved, including who the people and brands are that made the sport what it is today.

You didn't think motocross bikes always had 11+ inches of suspension travel did you?
  • Early 70's Motocross
  • Retro VMX Racing
  • Evolution Motocross
  • Modern Motocross
Vintage Picture from an Early Motocross Start
Competitor in a Modern VMX Race
Picture of an Evolution Class Rider
Picture of a Modern Class Motocross Racer

Motocross as it's now called has long been presumed by many to have originated in France, although this is not accurate as motocross was a sport that was originally derived from observed trials which were held in northern England and which riders were subjected to terrain that tested the rider's, abilities to cover the course prescribed, as well as this was a true test of a motorcycle's performance.

To Learn More About the History of Motocross,
Be Sure to Visit the Motocross America Exhibit Below

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Picture of A 1967 Husqvarna  HUSKY 250

1967 Husqvarna HUSKY 250
Cheyenne, Wyoming

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Picture of A 2017 Honda  CRF450R

2017 Honda CRF450R
Boise, Idaho

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Picture of A 1983 Yamaha YZ490

1983 Yamaha YZ490
Phelan, California

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Picture of A 1924 Vintage  980CC<br>ZENITH SU

1924 Vintage 980CC
ZENITH SU
Cheyenne, Wyoming

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