The 2017 Irish National Series is here so we figured it was a good time to get to know some of the Irish riders and the machines they’ll be on …

If you want to be included, email your details to info@15.ie

Riders under 18 years of age must have parental permission.

Jay Mackness | Irish Rider Profiles

June 2017

Jay Mackness - Fifteen BMX

Name:  Jay Mackness

 

Plate Number:  #251

 

2017 Race Class:  IRL 11-12 Male / UK 11 Male

 

Home Town:  Larne

 

Cycling Club:  East Coast Raiders

 

Team:  Thrill BMX Ireland

 

Favourite place to ride / train?  Lisburn BMX and Whistler Bike Park

 

Favourite track you have raced?  Manchester Indoor

 

Favourite riders to watch (Irish or International)?  Aaron Edwards, Kyle White, Connor Fileds and Trent Jones.

 

What has been your favourite Irish event so far this year?  The 2016 All Ireland’s in Riverchapel, Co. Wexford.

 

What’s your dream bike?  Something with a carbon frame … eh dad …

 

Lights or beeps?  Lights.

 

Manual or jump?  Love to jump.

 

How many years have you been racing? 2.5 years.

 

How did the 2016 season go for you?  All Ireland 9-10 Champion and 5th in the National Series.

 

What are you plans / goals / hopes for the 2017 season?  Make the A finals in the British championships. Enjoy the European Championships in Bordeaux.

 

Do you have any long term BMX goals?  Full time pro.

 

How would you improve Irish BMX? What would you like to see in the future?  More races and more pump tracks.

Jay Mackness - Fifteen BMX
Jay Mackness - Fifteen BMX
Jay Mackness - Fifteen BMX
Jay Mackness - Fifteen BMX

BIKE CHECK:

Frame: Thrill Expert with custom paint

Forks: Answer Dagger Pro

Bars: Tangent Vortex Alloy

Stem: Tangent Split 45mm

Seat: Box Echelon

Post: Box Echelon

Clamp: Tangent Quick Release

Cranks: Promax CF-2 160mm

BIKE CHECK:

Pedals: Answer MPH Junior

Brake Leaver: Promax Click

Brake Caliper: Promax P-1

Front Hub: Answer Holeshot Expert

Rear Hub: Answer Holeshot Expert

Rims: ICE Fast Carbon

Tyres: Maxxis Torch 1 3/8’s

Plate: Maikun 3D Mini

BIKE CHECK:

Frame: Thrill Expert with custom paint

Forks: Answer Dagger Pro

Bars: Tangent Vortex Alloy

Stem: Tangent Split 45mm

Seat: Box Echelon

Post: Box Echelon

Clamp: Tangent Quick Release

Cranks: Promax CF-2 160mm

Pedals: Answer MPH Junior

Brake Leaver: Promax Click

Brake Caliper: Promax P-1

Front Hub: Answer Holeshot Expert

Rear Hub: Answer Holeshot Expert

Rims: ICE Fast Carbon

Tyres: Maxxis Torch 1 3/8’s

Plate: Maikun 3D Mini

Jay Mackness - Fifteen BMX

Photos: Bill Mackness | Fifteen BMX