Q & A

  1. When did you turn pro?

    2004 at 17

  2. What are the events, wins, memories that stand out most throughout your career so far?

    Finally getting the ABA Pro Cruiser title and all the BMX SX world cups. You always come home with stories from those events. And 2010 BMX Plus Rider of the year.

  3. If there’s one thing that people in the industry would recognize you by, what would that be?

    That i'm an all around rider: race, trails, park and MTB, and that I'm all about the fans.

  4. Word Association:

    • Fun= Bikes • Vision = OAKLEY • Friend = Caroline • Foe = like enemy? • Greenhouse = plants • Gas = pricey

  5. When did you first start riding?

    When I was 3 years old. I had a scooter I pushed around with the older kids that had bikes. I could never keep up and one day my dad brought home my first real set of real wheels.

  6. What drives you to be sicker than everyone else?

    Besides staying up to date with the freshest Oakley gear. I don't want to be the stiff rider that wins races. I want to look good out front with some style. I'm all about the fans

  7. If you weren’t ripping on a bike, what kind of menial task would you want to do?

    Snowboarding. Only sport without 2 wheels I enjoy to do.

  8. If you had to date one person who would it be: Pamela Anderson after Tommy Lee, Snookie from Jersey Shore or your mom in the past like Michael J. Fox from Back to the Future?

    Aeon Flux "Charlize Theron"

  9. If you had to share a bathroom with one Oakley rider, who would it NOT be and why?

    Caroline Buchanan, because she's already always in my way and using my stuff.

  10. Tell me a funny story about an Oakley rider...(We’ll never tell)

    Caroline Buchanan used to be the ugly duckling tomboy.

  11. Talent…other than doing no handed pushups:

    I've been called the song bird of my generation by people that have heard me.

  12. Your Favorite…

    Halloween, Sushi, peanut butter M&Ms, Trails, My GTI

  13. Oakleys are…

    The real OG

  14. Best song to ride to

    Kick start my heart, Motley Crue

  15. First thing you do when you get back from a trip is…

    Unload all my bags by turning them upside down in the middle of my bedroom, then lay on my own bed for a minute before I clean up the mess

  16. A lot of riders never get to go to Prom, did you go, who did you take or who would you ask if you could go today?

    I was able to go Junior year but not Senior. If I had the chance to go now I'd take my pretty lady, Caroline.

  17. What is something that you wouldn't normally tell someone about yourself?

    I'm super anal. I have about 40 pairs of shirts and my closest is color coordinated. What a loser…haha

  18. Fist pumping? Head Banging? C-Walking? Or Funky Chicken? Which one? Or all of the above?

    Call it the C-Bomb

  19. Dream vacation spot:

    Relaxing on the top of any mountain with a good view. Then riding down. I have hard times taking vacations without my bike.

  20. Would you rather get punched in the gut by Mr. T. or super roundhouse kicked in the face by Chuck Norris?

    Chuck Norris fooooll… Then I'd tweet @Chuck_Facts about it.

  21. If the most interesting man in the world wanted to take your girlfriend out would you let him?

    Hell no, He probably has more tricks and game then I do.

  22. People would be super surprised if they knew that you…

    couldn't read until about 5th grade

  23. What tricks are you working on?

    Pedaling my bmx faster than anyone else.

  24. You’ve been mistaken for…

    STEVE-O! from Jackass

  25. Food…

    Mexican or sushi until I can't move

  26. Taylor Swift or Myley Cyrus? Or if you prefer older, Megan Fox or Diane Keaton?

    Warm up with Taylor Swift end with Megan Fox

  27. Last words…

    Ride hard..

Barry Nobles

barry nobles

"Some succeed because they are destined...and some succeed because they are determined"

Date of Birth:
December 12, 1986
Good ol We-tum-pka, Alabama. Where I started riding…..
DK Bikes, Maxxis, Oakley, Fly Racing, ODI, alienation, Profile Racing, NOW Energy Bar, S&M, Answer, Rennen, Kweg co., HRP Designs
Snowboarding and riding trails. Not much of a life out side of 2 wheels.

Career Highlights

    • Amateur World Title - Perth Australia - 2003
    • 2010 ABA Pro Cruiser Title
    • 2010 BMX Plus Rider of the Year