The early history of Fox Racing and Fox Racing Shox were intertwined. Fox Racing Shox is a brand of offroad racing suspension components founded by Geoff Fox’s brother, Bob Fox. Fox Racing Shox were distributed by Moto-X Fox and Bob’s company was originally under the corporate umbrella of Moto-X Fox. In 1978 Bob’s division split out as a separate company called Fox Factory Inc.
Fox Head, Inc. headquarters are in Irvine, California, with additional offices in Morgan Hill, California, Barcelona Spain and Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Fox built its business by developing clothing for motocross. Through sponsoring and working closely with riders such as Ricky Carmichael, James Stewart, Damon Bradshaw, Rick Johnson, Mark Barnett, Doug Henry, Jeremy McGrath and Steve Lamson, the company has researched and developed race clothing that provides riders with protection, performance and freedom of movement. They also used to make and develop racing engines for Yamaha