Factory Mountain Bike Team

blake carney



Blake was not always a MTB racer. His roots lie with the BMX racing scene at Sycamore BMX in Simi Valley, CA. He got into MTB racing as a team and now he tears it up as a pro 4x, dual slalom, and downhill racer. Blake also graduated college from Cal Lutheran this summer.


About Blake

Full Name: Blake Carney
Career #: 795
Age: 22
Class: Elite 4x/DH MTB Racer

Height: 6’
Favorite thing about Supercross: The Passion for bikes and all the smiles
Years Riding: 17 years
Pets: 2 dogs
Pet Peeves: Unmatched socks
Home Town: Camarillo, Ca
Favorite Track: Bellflower BMX track
What do you do when you’re not riding: Studying/learning
Your Hero: Eric Carter
Favorite Music: Country
Favorite Food: Pancakes
Favorite Drink: Chocolate Milk
Guilty Pleasure: Pancakes and Chocolate Milk
Favorite Race: Crankworx in Whistler, B.C.
Best thing about BMX: The friends and competition
Worst thing about BMX:
Favorite Magazine: Decline Magazine
5 Websites you visit every day: Decline magazine, Vital MTB, Facebook, Craigslist, and
Dream Car: 1985 Toyota Land Cruiser
Dream Vacation: Whistler, B.C. for a few weeks
Riding Crew: Me, Drew-bacca, Carlos, and Stickman

Bonus Questions –

On an African Safari, which animal would you smuggle back and why? I would smuggle back a ?
Water Balloons or Water Guns? Water guns, water balloons break after you hit your target half the time. Once I have you in my sight, you are a goner.
If a Wood Chuck could chuck wood, how many days would it take him? The average Wood Chuck could chuck wood at a rate of 5 logs of wood chucked per minute for 3.4325 hours.

Bike Inspection

Frame: Supercross Shine
Fork: Fox 831
Headset: Supercross Tapered headset
Stem: Pro Ahead 50 mm stem
Bars: Pro Atherton 50mm rise bars
Grips: ODI SDG lock-ons
Brake Lever: Shimano XTR
Brake Cable: Shimano XTR
Brake Caliper: Shimano XTR
Seatpost Clamp: Speedline
Seatpost: Pro Tharsis
Saddle: Pro Atherton Seat
Crankset: Profile
BB Kit: Profile
Chainring: Gamut
Chain: Shimano
Rear Hub: Profile Elite
Front Hub: Profile Elite
Spokes: non specific
Nipples: non specific
Front Rim: Halo 4xr
Rear Rim: Halo 4xr
Front Tire: Maxxis Ardent
Rear Tire: Maxxis Ikon
Deraileur: Shimano ZEE
Extras: Gamut Chain Guide
Custom Mods: