• Bikes, Athletes, Races & Hockey(?) at the 2013 Sea Otter Classic


    Posted about 1 year ago by Elishia Matta; Photo: Caroline Buchanan

    Nearly ten thousand athletes and some fifty thousand fans make the annual pilgrimage to Monterey, California for the mountain bike season opener, the Sea Otter Classic. Now one of the world’s largest bike festivals, the Sea Otter Classic began as a modest one-day event in 1991 after a local bike shop suggested that co-founders Frank Yohannan and Lou Rudolph put on a mountain bike race. A fantastic tribute to the power of suggestion…

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