New sponsor for Jari Roggeveen. He'll be aboard a Mankind from now on. Paul's Boutique put together the ride and here's the parts list of the blue Mankind Get-a-Way 20.7.
MANKIND Get-a-Way frame 20.7 blue MANKIND Fork Black MANKIND Handlebars Black MANKIND Seat and Seatpost Pivotal MANKIND Front and Rear wheel Black 9T RHD MANKIND Stem Black MANKIND Crankset 175mm 22mm Incl BB Black MANKIND Valve caps Black MANKIND PC Pedals Black Maxxis Grifter Tire 2.10 Foldable Black Kenda Innertubes 20 x 1.75 Black BSD Chain Black BSD 28 T Superlight 3D 5-Spoke sprocket Black
Tech wiz Johnny Raekes recently got the bump to the Animal pro team and we've got the scoop on his latest ride. You can always count on Johnny to be casually throwing down next level tricks. And his Fiend/Animal Bikes build is a perfect steed to get some of the wildest combos in BMX done. Johnny explains what he rides and goes pretty in depth about how he prefers his cranks to be setup for all those crankflips he's known for.
Max finally became a man and no longer has a broken leg so he built up his first 20 inch bmx bike. He's been off the bike for 6 months due to a broken leg and surgeries but now Max is ready to get back on the bike. He grew so much since he last rode and now he has upgraded to a 20inch after riding an 18 inch for so long. He is riding a Cult 2short frame with a lot of primo parts along with Cult parts. But the real question is... When will Max kiss his first girl?!?!
What does a bike need to be a good vert machine? Paul Meacher: Solid and fast!
Why this brand? Paul Meacher: I’ve ridden lots of different frames over the years but this time I thought I’d treat myself to a custom frames with the angles and features I wanted as well as brake mounted on the chainstays. A Lairdframe was the perfect choice.
Name: Shanice Silva Cruz Sponsors: Proper Bike Co, IMG distribution, Shield Protectives, Pauls Boutique BMX, KOHS, Loaded Ink Mechanic: Stuart Gibson & Albert Moonen
Since when are you a Proper Bike Co sponsored rider? Shanice Silva Cruz: I started riding for Proper mid August and am very happy with their support! I was quickly used to my new bike and within half an hour I was back to doing my regular tricks like a tailwhip to tap!
What size frame are you currently on? Shanice Silva Cruz: I am riding a 20.7” Tecmatik frame, I’m not very tall and I like the way shorter bikes spin!
Does a new bike give you some extra motivation to learn tricks? Shanice Silva Cruz: Absolutely! My riding sessions are with two other riders that I normally didn’t ride with in the past, combined with a new bike and the fact that I don’t have to be worried my bike will