Montesa MX Jersey

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Montesa was started in 1944 by two Spanish friends – Pedro Permanyer and Francisco Xavier “Paco” Bultó. Although they initially began using engines from other manufacturers they quickly began to develop their own power units, and their bikes were developed into some of the most competitive MX bikes in Europe. This motocross jersey by Reign VMX is…

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Premier Trophy MX Helmet

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The Premier Trophy MX Helmet has all the hallmarks of a lid from the heady era of ’70s motocross racing – with the significant additional benefit of being made from modern materials to modern safety standards. The outer shell is molded from multi-axial fibres called DCA – composed of carbon, dyneema and aramid fibers, blended with…

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1983 Rose Bowl Supercross

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The 1983 Rose Bowl Supercross is a fantastic example of what MX was like back in the early to mid 1980s. Although it’s now a multi-billion dollar global industry with sponsors like Red Bull and Monster Energy pouring impossible amounts of money into its coffers, it used to be a far more modest affair. This is…

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Husqvarna 400 Cross

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The Husqvarna 400 Cross is a motorcycle made famous by both its endeavours in off-road racing throughout the late ’60s and ’70s as well as its headline appearance in the now legendary 1971 film On Any Sunday – starring Steve McQueen and Malcolm Smith riding Husqvarnas across a range of Californian terrains. The 400 Cross…

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1973 Husqvarna 250 MX

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This 1973 Husqvarna 250 MX is a fantastic example of an early-70s blue-smoker by Husqvarna, bikes like this from the Swedish company dominated the dust and mud throughout the ’60s and ’70s, they won 14 motocross world championships, 24 enduro world championships and 11 Baja 1000 victories across the 125cc, 250cc and 500cc classes. The 250cc…

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Martini Jersey

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The retro MX jersey collection over at Reign VMX is one of my favourite recent discoveries, the jersey you see pictured above is the classic Martini design worn by men like Roger DeCoster and Joel Robert in the early ’70s. Each one is made using modern micro-birdseye vented, moisture wicking fabric with period-correct foam padded elbows…

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Barstow Goggles by 100%

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The 100% brand dates back to the early 1980s world of motocross – the now timeless logo became synonymous with going fast and getting filthy, though not necessarily in that order. The team at 100% have been busy recently developing The Barstow, a newly designed pair of googles for a new age of motorsport, where…

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