Its not often the race mechanics are in the lime-light. This month we found two print stories about race mechanics.
- talks about mechanics having two roles – providing mechanical support and the publicity caravan putting Mavic name and trademark yellow in front of millions on the roadside and on television.
- describes their equipment as older aluminum Cannondales with clip and strap pedals.
- describes what he calls pandemonium in the car with race radios, bottle handouts, cars and motos moving around, having to guess Shimano vs Campy and carbon versus alloy
- Talks about gapping wheels, though he calls it pre-setting