21 Questions with Scott "T Bone " Jones of Noise Cycles


If you ever had the chance to spend some time with Scott “ T Bones” Jones, you come to realize that he’s a man of few words. He prefers to let his custom motorcycles speak for him and boy do they!  Scott spends hours, sometimes days customizing a part to take his motorcycles to the next level. His building process is part mathematician and part madman as seen on his latest build, Sneak Attack. The craftsmanship was over the top, which helped him attain the Born Free 5 Best of Show award and the trip to Yokohama from Mooneyes. Business is booming at Noise Cycles but for Scott, family time is where it's at.



Name: Scott Jones


Age: 38


Business: Noise Cycles


Location: Santa Ana, Ca


Riding buddies: Wil Thomas, Shawn Scott, oh who am I kidding. I don't ride. Lame


First time on two wheels? 3yrs old strapped to my dad


When did you first get introduced to motorcycles? Prob 2yrs old climbing around on dads CB 750



Who were your influences growing up? Jeff Ward, Indian Larry, Dale Earnhardt, Rick Flare, Jackie Robinson and Michael Jackson


First hand built Motorcycle? Triumph t120


We all started somewhere, what were some of your first jobs in the industry? Chica Custom Cycles was my first, then kill city with Steg Von Heinz wow



When did you open Noise Cycles? Noise started in 2007 as a blog slash handle bar factory. But as a legit full time business, I opened my shop 1-1-2012


Do you have employees? Did, Just me now


Current builds? 3 generator shovels, yamaha sr , Evo , BSA ......


What do you think when you see people sporting Noise Cycle apparel? I'm very blessed that I have fans that spend their hard earned money on my apparel 



Most people dream about being an Invite Builder for Born Free. Do you feel it has helped your business and brand move forward? It has definitely opened a few doors. 


How long did it take you to build your Bike? Lil over 2 months. But if you added up the hours , no telling



I was set up by you at Born Free and your booth was busy all day long. What does it mean to you when people take the time to give you accolades and dig you work? The same thing it just did to me reading the question. Goosebumps !! It's super weird to tell you the truth cause its hard for me to believe what they're crazy asses are saying. 


Winning the Mooneyes Golden Ticket to Japan has given you the opportunity to visit Japan for the second year in a row. How important is that to you? It's mind blowing . Japan is my favorite place in the world. Last year was my first year visiting and I was out of control. It helps me to continue to push my limits. Can't wait for this year



Tool do you wish you had but don’t? Oh geez . I could use so many. Stomp shear would be nice


Tool you have but wished you didn’t? Skill saw


Heaven on Earth? Not here.... Earth is wack , heaven will be great


Proudest Moment? My 2 boys being born and ill pre add my Lil girl too Due in a couple weeks



Deepest Secret? I played hacky sac for a entire summer 1993 


Biggest regret? I don't have any. I have done a lot of horrible things in my life , but I've also used those things to move forward and become a better person . 


Reason for being? raise 3 kids to be great humans and keep the wife happy


If you lost your right arm? High five with the left



Thanks to the man up stairs, my beautiful wife and kids, my parents that have never have given up on me, our friends and all the supporters out there that have purchased things 


Be sure to check out Scott's website, blog and give him a follow on Facebook and Instagram

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Commented on 8-26-2013 At 10:18 am

Rick Flair!

Commented on 8-26-2013 At 11:01 am

To be the man, you got to beat the man!! Big ups Scott!!

Commented on 8-26-2013 At 12:58 pm

True class all the way !

Commented on 8-26-2013 At 12:58 pm

True class all the way !

Commented on 8-26-2013 At 01:11 pm

Any guy who builds this sick of bikes and still puts family first is #1 in my books.

Commented on 8-26-2013 At 02:23 pm

T-bone rules. So does Rick Flair!

Commented on 8-26-2013 At 02:52 pm

he rules and is the 3rd best builder in the world in my opinion.

Commented on 8-26-2013 At 05:19 pm

A class act all the way!!!

Commented on 8-26-2013 At 07:08 pm

T-bone gets an A+

Commented on 8-26-2013 At 07:33 pm

Stand up guy and kick ass builder!

Commented on 8-26-2013 At 08:03 pm

Very inspiring guy! I also run a small shop full time and Have a beautiful wife and two kids that are my everything. I love seeing guys like this make it, That gives me hope. Keep it up your work is top notch!

Commented on 8-27-2013 At 07:39 am

hats off to him, seems like a great guy. I rock his gear proud...sxe for life!

Commented on 8-27-2013 At 08:55 am

Way to go Scott! Super proud of you man! Thanks for all the inspiration.

Commented on 8-27-2013 At 02:38 pm

Thanks everyone !

Commented on 8-27-2013 At 08:10 pm

so flipping talented, humble, great article keep up the awesome work!!!!

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