Welcome to the Team, Shawn Franz!

2015franzteam-1_HJM1737 We're real stoked to welcome Winnipeg shredder and all-around good dude Shawn Franz to the team today! Shawn's been killing it steady over the last couple years and has made a huge impression in the scene. He's currently working on his official 'Welcome to the Team' edit but for now, have a look at his freshly built Calico V2 complete with our new Apex stem, Default forks, Low Life tires and more after the jump and check out his team page here. Welcome to the family, Shawn! 2015franzbike-1_HJM1697   2015franzbike-2_HJM1698 2015franzbike-3_HJM1699 2015franzbike-4_HJM1700 2015franzbike-5_HJM1701 2015franzbike-6_HJM1702 2015franzbike-7_HJM1703 2015franzbike-9_HJM1705

Chijioke Okafo Bike Check

ChijiokeOkafo-WallrideOverRail Chijioke Okafo just slapped together a fresh new Calico V2 with another artsy paint job and it looks damn good. Check out a bunch of photos of his new whip after the jump and thanks to Trent Barker for the dope wallride snap! IMG_1947 IMG_1943 IMG_1944   Tabarnak bars, CKS forks, Network front hub and guards. IMG_1951   Connect cranks. IMG_1952   Shoelace detail is tight. IMG_1956

Chris Silva’s Fresh Borato V3

1 Chris Silva recently built up a fresh new Borato V3 and man does it look good. The raw frame, fork, and bar look tight with some subtle red and white bits. Check out a few more photos after the jump, including a close up of Silva's nuts, and shout out to Chase Davidson for the dope shots! 2 CKS forks. 3 Silva's signature nuts from Animal ready to hit the streets. 4 Connect cranks. 5   Tabarnak bars.  

Greg Henry Bike Check & Instagram Giveaway

MCNL_art_attack If you've ever seen Greg Henry out riding, odds are good that his bike is some sort of wild custom colour that was the result of a serious art attack. Greg recently did a custom job on his Borato V3 and sent over some photos of it as inspiration for the Instagram contest that we're launching today. The GH Art Attack contest is pretty straight forward, here's what you have to do... 1) Get creative and give your bike the wildest custom paint job you can think of 2) Take a photo, upload it to Instagram and tag us (@macneilbikes) and include the hashtag #MCNLARTATTACK 3) Greg Henry will the be judge for the whole contest and will choose the winner *Contest open to residents of Canada and USA only The winner will receive a brand new Borato V3 frame, GH's ride of choice at the moment. Get creative, get wild, and you could win yourself a fresh new frame! Contest closes Friday, October 24. Check out some more photos of Greg's bike after the jump and get inspired! IMG_0613 IMG_2624 IMG_4557 IMG_4442 IMG_0757

Chijioke Okafo’s Fresh Calico V2

IMG_0755 Chijioke Okafo just built up a fresh Calico V2 and whipped up a sick custom paint job for it. Check out a couple more photos with a parts list after the jump and watch out for Chi's official 'Welcome to the Team' edit, dropping soon. Both him and Jack Leonard have been putting in some serious work on it and it's gonna hit hard. Stay tuned! IMG_0758 Frame: Calico V2 Fork: CKS Bars: Tabarnak, 8.75" Stem: Top Shelf Headset: Integrated Cranks: Connect Sprocket: Lambo, 28T Pedals: Nylist Hubs: Network Hub Guards: Network Rims: Dubs Seat: Fat Captial IMG_0759

Welcome to the Team, John Alden!

john_blog_post We're pretty stoked on our team from top to bottom but when you get the chance to add another great rider and person to the roster, it's hard to say no. That being said, we're stoked to welcome Calgary's John Alden to the family. John has been killing it for a long time now and has become a solid fixture in not only the Calgary scene but in Canada as well. Watching him roast a great concrete park is something to see and his street chops are just as dialed. John just built up a fresh Borato V3 with CKS forks, 9" Tabarnak bars and some Defgrips, check out some pics of his whip below and be sure to peep his team page for some dope photos shot by his girlfriend, Kim Procyk. Expect to see more from John soon! john_bike john_bike_headtube

Jaumell Campbell Bike Check

Jaumell Campbell Macneil Spring 2014 Bike Check-3 Between dodging rain, enjoying some sunny street sessions, and copious amount of Uncle Fatih's pizza while out in Vancouver, Jaumell Campbell shot a quick bike with Repset's Cory Beal and sent it through. Check out more photos of Jaumell's Calico V2 and a parts list after the jump. Thanks to Cory for the pics! Jaumell Campbell Macneil Spring 2014 Bike Check-1 Jaumell Campbell Macneil Spring 2014 Bike Check-4 Frame: Calico V2 Fork: CKS Bar: Tabarnak Grips: Zoomer Cranks: Conjoined Stem: Top Notch V2 Headset: Integrated Front Hub: Network Rims: Dubs Pedals: Nylist Hub Guards: Network Sprocket: Lambo V2 Seat: Capital Post: Stump Jaumell Campbell Macneil Spring 2014 Bike Check-5 Jaumell Campbell Macneil Spring 2014 Bike Check-6 Jaumell Campbell Macneil Spring 2014 Bike Check-7 Jaumell Campbell Macneil Spring 2014 Bike Check-2

Amos Franke Bike Check

IMG_0870 Our dude Amos Franke has been killin' it out in Vancouver lately and we hooked up with him recently to do a quick bike check. Check out his Calico V2 below and watch out for some wild clips of him in 'Any Means Necessary,' coming soon! Wallride photo by Brandon Van Dulken. imagejpeg_2[1] Frame: Calico V2 Fork: CKS Bar: Tabarnak, 8.75" Cranks: Connect Stem: Top Shelf Headset: Integrated Wheels: Network hubs on Dub rims Pegs: Fashionably Light Hub Guards: Network Sprocket: Lambo V2 Seat: Northern Embassy X MacNeil Pivotal Post: Stump

Welcome to the Team, Greg Henry!

IMG_9903 copy We're real stoked to announce that BMXFU OG and all around best dude ever, Greg Henry, is now a part of the team! Greg's been a friend of everyone's for a long time now and is a perfect fit with the rest of the team. He's working on a full 'Welcome to the Team' edit right now but for the time being you can check out his team page here and a few shots of his freshly built Calico V2 after the jump. Thanks to Lee Dennis for all of the photos. IMG_9966 IMG_9963 Frame: Calico V2 Fork: CKS Bars: Tabarnak, 9" Cranks: Connect Pedals: Nylist Hubs: Network front and rear Hub Guards: Network Rims: Dubs Seat Post: Stump IMG_9974 IMG_9984 IMG_9985 IMG_9986

Jeff Kocsis’ Borato V3

1 Jeff Kocsis has been tripping around the Middle East for the last bit and between riding sessions, checking out pyramids, and cruising on camels, he sent over a few photos of his Borato V3 with prototype Diller forks he built up before leaving. Check out some more photos and a parts list after the jump and expect to see some rad stuff from Jeff's trip real soon! 2 Frame: Borato v3, 20.5" Fork: Diller prototype Bars: Tabarnak Sprocket: Animal Wheels: Primary hubs w/Dub rims Tires: Animal GLH rear and MTT front Stem: Animal MR Cranks: Animal Pedals: Animal Hamilton Grips: Animal Edwin Pegs: Animal OG longs (when they're on) 3 Jeff's lovin' the rusted out look of his prototype Diller forks. 4 5 6  

Jack Leonard’s New Borato V3

2014-02-25 20.11.38 Jack Leonard just put together a new raw Borato V3 and sent over some pics of it chillin' in the London, Ontario snow. Hit the link to check out a few more shots of it with a parts list, that chrome fork on the raw kit is tight! 2014-02-25 20.11.55 Frame: Borato V3, 20.5" Forks: CKS Bars: Tabarnak, 8.75" Stem: Top Shelf Grips: Defgrips Front Hub: Network w/straight axle Rear Hub: Network switch drive cassette w/straight axle Rims: Dubs Sprocket: Lambo V2, 28T Cranks: Connect Pedals: Nylist Seat: SL Post: Stump Pegs: Fashionably Light 2014-02-25 20.12.05

Greg Flag’s New Diller Build

photo Greg Flag just built up a prototype Diller frame in trans red and it looks slick! He's been getting some riding in thanks to the balmy weather in Vancouver where, according to Greg, it's 'pretty much been spring since fall.' Check out another pick of his new whip after the jump with a parts list and be sure to watch out for the entire Dillon Lloyd 'Diller' signature line to drop soon!  1 Frame - Dillon Lloyd 'Diller' signature Fork - CKS Bars - Tabarnak Stem - Top Shelf Cranks - Connect Seat - Fat Cap Wheels - Dubs rims on Network hubs Tires - Duo Stunners Grips - Duo Bohan Pedals - Duo Resilite Guards - Network Chain - KMC heavy Sprocket - The Make Ring of Fire Pegs - Fashionably Light

Sam Lowe’s Borato V3

sam_whip Sam Lowe recently built up this new Borato V3 frame with some CKS forks and other goods to start the new year off right. Stay tuned for some more Sam-related news in the near future!

Jeff Kocsis’ V3 Borato

1 Jeff Kocsis got back from a trip to Japan with Animal recently and just built up a new Borato V3 with a set of Blazer forks, Tabarnak bars, and Dubs rims. He's also been doing some indoor shredding now that the snow and cold is blowing through Jersey. Check out some more photos of his bike and another riding photo after the jump and be sure to check out the photo galleries from the Animal in Japan tour for more Jeff action here. 6 3 2 4 5