Wednesday, February 15, 2012



1959, CZ 175 moto-cross at Sarka

Zedenek Polanka on a CZ 175cc at the Sarka Moto-cross of 1959. Polanka’s bike is a modified 175 ISDT. Czech moto-cross meets of this time period traditionally featured 175, 250, and 500cc classes. The corresponding brands ridden in these classes were CZ, Jawa, and ESO respectively.

1962, CZ 250 moto-cross at Czech GP

By 1962 the CZ moto-cross had been developed to the point where it was capable of winning at the world championship level. The photo shows Vlastimil Valek at the Czech grand prix, which he won that year. Valek finished 4th in the 1962 250cc title chase... Read more