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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1971 AJS 250 STORME...

Mar 06, 2013Comments off1133 Views

By Tom White AJS is an acronym for Albert John Stevens, one of four sons that started producing AJS motorcycles in 1910. The Stevens brothers?

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1974 YAMAHA YZ250A

Feb 27, 2013Comments off1098 Views

By Tom White The Yamaha DT-1 Enduro, introduced in 1968, was neither a very good street bike nor a good enduro bike, yet it was

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1967 GREEVES CHALLE...

Feb 20, 2013Comments off652 Views

By Tom White Bert Greeves began making motorcycles in 1951 and produced his first racing motorcycle in 1954. Total production output in 1954 was 14

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1976 YAMAHA TT500

Feb 14, 2013Comments off1666 Views

By Tom White By the mid-?70s, Yamaha was responding to market forces that indicated that the days of ?polluting two-strokes? were limited. Yamaha decided to

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1969 GREEVES GRIFFO...

Feb 08, 2013Comments off202 Views

  By Tom White What happened in 1969 might have seemed inconsequential for other manufacturers, but when Greeves dropped their own trademark frame in favor

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1971 DKW 125

Feb 02, 2013Comments off1179 Views

By Tom White The German-built Sachs/DKW 125 was one of the first popular purpose-built 125 motocross bikes in America. When motocross exploded in the U.S.

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1976 AMMEX 250MX

Jan 23, 2013Comments off613 Views

By Tom White Gary Jones won four consecutive 250 National Championships while racing for Yamaha, Honda and Can-Am. When he suffered a leg injury at

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1985 YAMAHA YZ490

Jan 16, 2013Comments off1284 Views

By Tom White The 1985 AMA 500cc National Championship would be the sixth and final championship for Broc Glover. Broc's career included a remarkable 50

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: COTTON COBRA 250

Jan 09, 2013Comments off652 Views

By Tom White ?Wastelands Become Cotton Fields? was just one of the catchy captions that the U.S. importer?Pabatco of Athena, Oregon?used to promote the English-built

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1971 HODAKA 100 SUP...

Dec 25, 2012Comments off1513 Views

By Tom White Introduced in America in 1964 by the worldwide distributor Pabatco (Pacific Basin Trading Co.), the Hodaka Ace 90 was an immediate success.

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1965 BSA BANTAM

Dec 19, 2012Comments off578 Views

By Tom White When BSA (Birmingham Small Arms) introduced the ?Made for USA? 1964 Trail Bronc, the ads professed the Bronc was ?Ideal for those

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1966 HUSQVARNA 360 ...

Dec 12, 2012Comments off484 Views

By Tom White Two-strokes made their first impact in the 250 class, where the woefully underpowered four-strokes quickly succumbed to the light weight and snappy

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1972 CZ400

Dec 05, 2012Comments off1013 Views

By Tom White Manufactured in Czechoslovakia (the first CZ bike was made in 1932), the 1971-1972 yellow tankers were very similar to other CZ's of

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1968 RICKMAN METISS...

Nov 20, 2012Comments off783 Views

By Tom White Modern racers take the selection of race-ready motocross bikes for granted. This wasn't always so! In the early days of motocross, there

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1974 HUSKY 250CR

Nov 14, 2012Comments off1031 Views

By Tom White 1973 would prove to be a landmark year in the development of the motocross motorcycle. Most significant was the introduction of Honda's

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1973 KAWASAKI F11M ...

Nov 14, 2012Comments off736 Views

By Tom White By 1973, the Japanese manufacturers realized that warmed-over trail bikes wouldn?t cut it in the growing American motocross market. Though Kawasaki had

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1969 HUSQVARNA 250 ...

Sep 25, 2012Comments off441 Views

By Tom White Torsten Hallman won four 250cc World Championships on Husqvarnas and played a huge part in the growth of motocross in America. At

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CLASSIC MOTOCROSS IRON: 1972 YAMAHA DT2MX 2...

Sep 25, 2012Comments off676 Views

By Tom White Up until 1972, Yamaha's AT1s (125s), DT1s (250s) and RT1s (360s) were little more than stripped street bikes?enhanced with GYT (Genuine Yamaha