Bonham began motocross racing in 1983 and started in the powersports industry in 1984.
He has worked at multiple Tucson, Arizona-based dealerships, managing accessories and service shops for 12 years and spent five years in the auto industry selling Cadillacs. Bonham owned his own shop, Supernova Cycles, for five years. He is a racer with more than 20 years of experience racing motocross in Mexico and an avid bicyclist. In his free time, Bonham enjoys spending time with his wife and three children.