|196||DOB: March 4, 1961 in Downey, California, USA.|
|early years||Juarez started riding on BMX's in the early 1970s. His mother noticed him always working on his bike and thus dubbed him "Tinker."|
|1975||Turned pro BMX. Tinker Juarez is racing BMX for Kawasaki.|
|1978||Summer, 1978. Paramount, Lakewood and other Southern California parks begin reserving sessions or whole days exclusively for BMX. Tinker Juarez, a top bicycle motocross circuit racer, makes the cross-over better than most, innovating amazing freestyle moves on the vert. (Skateboarder magazine february 1980)|
|1980||Cover: BMX Action april 1980.
Interview: Skateboarder april 1980.
|1983||Interview in BMX Action january 1983.|
|1986||He made the transition to mountain biking in 1986 when he bought a Roland bike.|
My background was BMX and I did it for more than 15 years. Then I got into mountain biking and started in '86.
|1994||1st place @ 1994 NORBA champ|
Silver Medal @ World Cross-Country Championships
3rd place @ 1994 World Cup Overall