Aiden Tijero


Date of Birth: 11/03/01
Education: 6th Grade
Class: 85cc
Bike Brand: KTM
Other Sports: Soccer, Snowboarding

2013 Highlights:
65cc World Champion
2013 AMA Youth Rider of the Year
Loretta Lynn’s Champion
5 National Championship Titles, 7 National Podium Finishes

1st – FIM JR Motocross World Champion 65cc
1st – 4th Loretta Lynn AMA Amateur National Motocross Champion
1st – 1st Ponca City National Champion (two titles)
1st – 2nd Mammoth Motocross National Title
1st – 2nd – 3rd Oakhill National Champion, Oakhill
2nd – 3rd – 4th Freestone National
2nd – 2nd Dodge National (85 Stock/Mod)

2013 Sponsors: KTM, Orange Brigade, Answer, Scott, RSMX, Skull Candy, Cycle Gear, Race Tech, Muscle Milk, Dunlop, FMF, Renthal, EVS, Leatt, Super Sketch, DT1, ODI, Pivot Works, Vertex, Motion Pro, Motor X, One Industries, Renegade Fuel, Cometic, Acerbis, Dubya, Nihilo, Champion Tool Box, Hinson, EBC Brakes, Alpinestars, Virus, DC Shoes

Personal: Fun, Active and Outgoing. Motocross is a lifestyle! I enjoy school and all sports especially soccer and snowboarding.

Racing Background: 2013 was very successful for me and I truly believe it was my hard work and determination that paid off. It was an honor to represent our country at the FIM JR World Championship in Czech Republic and I am very proud to have brought home the Gold in the 65 class which also helped Team USA bring home GOLD. I am also proud to say that I won the AMA National Championship at Loretta Lynn’s. Winning has not come easy for me as I have faced some major challenges at an early age but I can say I feel it has made me stronger. Even after two major hip surgeries I have pushed beyond adversity and moved my way to the top.

At the beginning of 2012, I returned from my second surgery and that year I was inside the top five with lap times consistently in the top three. I won the Hangtown Amateur National in the 65 class and finished 2nd at Mammoth with a 3rd overall. Then at the end of 2012, I had one more setback; I broke my humerus during the first day of racing at The Dodge. This was just one more challenge I had to face and I would get beyond it. Then 2013 came, Spring Nationals were here and I felt ready. I opened up my season at Oakhill and finished with a Championship, 2nd and 3rd overall. From there I went on to win five National Championships, one World Championship and seven National Podium finishes. It truly was a great year!

The overall experience has been incredible. I always give 110% because I know that’s what it takes to be one of the best riders in the country.

2014 Goals: I plan to train hard; working on corners, speed, and consistency. I hope to win more National Titles and represent USA at the FIM JR Motocross World Championship again. You will see me at the following National Races: Oak Hill, Freestone, California Classic, Mammoth, Ponca City, The Dodge, Loretta Lynn’s AMA Championship, Mini O’s.

Cycle G
ear Racing Motocross racer

  • Hometown: Ripon, California
  • Racing Series: Motocross
  • Aiden is supported by Cycle Gear Modesto



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