Vintage MX Bikes Category

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1976 CCM 600MX

Apr 18, 2014Comments off17 Views

Built from the collapse of BSA's competition department

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DR. D FLATOUT ON A ’83 YZ100 AT THE M...

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1963 YAMAHA 250 ASC...

Mar 06, 2014Comments off5 Views

By Tom White Southern California’s Ascot Park was the hotbed of flat-track racing in the western United States in the 1960s and 1970s. AMA rules

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WHEN GIANTS ROAMED THE EARTH: THE THREE MOS...

Feb 12, 2014Comments off3 Views

  By Terry Good When Edison Dye and Torsten Hallman first introduced motocross to the U.S. in 1966, one of the most interesting and important

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1962 BSA 500 CATALI...

Feb 01, 2014Comments off4 Views

By Tom White The BSA Catalina Scrambler was the perfect machine for a rider like AMA Motorcycle Hall of Famer Chuck ?Feets? Minert. Minert excelled

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1973 PUCH 125GS

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  By Tom White The Austrian company, Puch, was founded as a bicycle manufacturer in 1903 by Johann Puch. By 1952, the company was building

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1962 PARILLA WILDCA...

Jan 26, 2014Comments off4 Views

By Tom White Most serious Italian motorcycle collectors concede that the Parilla is a cult collector bike. The Wildcat is a ?high-cam,? 250cc dirt bike

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1966 WHITE TORNADO ...

Jan 02, 2014Comments off3 Views

By Tom White The White Motorcycle company didn?t stay in business very long, nor did they sell very many motorcycles back in the ?60s. Based

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1973 HONDA CR250M E...

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By Tom White Announced in October of 1972 and on sale in the USA in March of 1973, the Elsinore was preceded by minimal hype

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1969 HUSQVARNA 400 ...

Dec 10, 2013Comments off3 Views

  By Tom White This is the bike that made Bengt Aberg famous, or was it the other way around? Aberg raced the 400 Cross

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1952 FB MONDIAL 200

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By Tom White The FB Mondial Motociclistica was founded by Count Giuseppe Boselli in 1948 in Arcore, Italy. Prior to WWII, FB Mondial manufactured motorized

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1968 SUZUKI TM250

Nov 14, 2013Comments off3 Views

By Tom White Suzuki's first venture into motocross started in 1964 with an experimental twin-cylinder, road-race-inspired works machine that appeared at several 250 GPs. Suzuki

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1960 HUSQVARNA 175 ...

Oct 22, 2013Comments off5 Views

By Tom White When Husqvarna introduced the 175cc Silverpilen in 1955, Swedish young men were drawn to this lightweight and racy-looking machine. The black and

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1971 VAN TECH HARLE...

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  Bill Van Tichelt was a mechanical engineer, and Bill's father was a toolmaker. Bill's passion was karting, and, in 1961, he designed a reed-valve

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1973 MAICO 400

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By Tom White German Wilhelm Maisch started making motorcycles in 1935 under the name Maico. Unfortunately, the company was soon swept into World War II

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1974 MONTESA 250VR ...

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By Tom White Montesa was formed in 1944 by Pedro Permanyer and Francisco Bulto (who later formed Bultaco). They built their first batch of machines

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1975 HARLEY-DAVIDSO...

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By Tom White Harley-Davidson's first entree into motocross was a byproduct of the marriage of Harley, Aermacchi and AFM. When parent company AFM asked Harley

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1971 RICKMAN MICRO-...

Aug 01, 2013Comments off4 Views

By Tom White In the 1960s and 1970s, Webco was a leading supplier of the trickest aftermarket parts to enhance the performance of anything from