Fox Racing Shox
|Traded as||NASDAQ: FOXF|
S&P 600 Component
|Revenue||$403 million (2016)|
Number of employees
In 1974, Bob Fox ran a small business distributing suspension components for motocross bikes with his brother Geoff. In 1977, the company split into what became Fox Racing and Fox Head, Inc. under Geoff Fox, and Bob Fox's Fox Racing Shox parts production company, Fox Factory. A holding company, Fox Factory Holding, was established in 1978. Fox Factory produces suspension components for motorcycles, automobiles, all-terrain vehicles, snowmobiles, and mountain bikes.
In March 2014, Fox acquired Sport Truck USA for about $44 million to further build its off-road vehicle product line. Sport Truck USA primarily designs, markets and distributes high-quality, aftermarket suspension equipment for truck vehicles.
In December 2014, Fox acquired the cycling brand and assets of Race Face and Easton for approximately $30 million.
Mountain Bike Suspensions
In 2016, sales of mountain bike related equipment (primarily suspension products) accounted for 56% of the company's total revenue.
As of 2016, all available in 26", 27.5", & 29" wheel sizes (except where noted) and tapered steerer tubes, with straight 1-1/8" tubes on select models. Talas springs are externally adjustable down by 20-30mm.
(stanchion size in mm, air spring type, travel range in mm)
- 32 Float 100-150
- 32 Talas 120-150
(1-1/8" steerer available)
- 34 Float 120-150
- 34 Talas 140-150
(27.5"+ replaces 26" wheel option)
- 36 Float 140-180
- 36 Talas 150-180
(1-1/8" steerer available)
- 32 831 100 (discontinued)
(26" wheel only, 1-1/8" steerer available)
- 40 Float 203, for wheels: 27.5”, 29” ( 1-1/8" steerer available)
- 40 Van (coil spring)(discontinued)
- Float [DPS]
- Float X
- Float DPX2
- Float X2
- Float DHX2
In 2014 Fox introduced the Performance Series line of Off-Road shocks and rebranded their existing shocks as Factory Series. The differences between the two lines of shocks are extensive, nearly every part has been redesigned.
Air Bump Product Lines:
- 2.0 Factory Series Pinch Mount Air Bump
- 2.5 Factory Series Stud Mount Air Bump
- 2.5 Factory Series Pinch Mount Air Bump
Air Shock Product Lines:
- 2.0 Factory Series Air Shock
- 2.5 Factory Series Air Shock
Bypass Product Lines:
- 2.0 Factory Series Bypass
- 2.5 Factory Series Bypass
- 3.0 Factory Series Bypass
- 3.5 Factory Series Bypass
- 4.0 Factory Series Bypass
- 4.4 Factory Series Bypass
Coilover Product Lines:
- 2.0 Factory Series Coilover
- 2.5 Factory Series Coilover
- 2.5 Performance Series Coilover
- 3.0 Factory Series Coilover
Smoothie Product Lines:
- 2.0 Factory Series Smoothie
- 2.5 Factory Series Smoothie
- 2.5 Performance Series Smoothie
- 3.0 Factory Series Smoothie
- "The History of Fox Air Shotcks" (PDF). Moto Cross History Museum. p. 2. Retrieved May 20, 2018.
- "Fox Racing Shox - Management". www.ridefox.com. Fox Factory. Retrieved 6 September 2017.
- "Fox Factory Holding Corp. - 2016 Annual Report". SEC Edgar. SEC.gov.
- Fox Racing  Fox Racing Shocks - Redefining Limits retrieved 10/2/2013
- Fox raises $128M in public debut, ends day up 24%
- Reid, Don (21 March 2014). "Sport Truck USA sells for $44 million". Coldwater Daily Reporter. GateHouse Media LLC. Retrieved 6 September 2017.
- "Fox Acquires Race Face and Easton Cycling". PinkBike. PinkBike.com. 5 December 2014. Retrieved 6 September 2017.
- "Fox 2.5 Performance Series vs Factory Series | AccuTune". AccuTune Off-Road. Retrieved 2015-10-21.
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