At the Spring Classics the day after a race is calm for riders. They sleep in, have breakfast and then head out for a recovery ride. Eat lunch, have a massage and their day is done. For the Garmin-Sharp team staff however, the day is anything but leisurely. That’s when all the team’s support materials [...]
When you build as many bikes as the Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda mechanics do you get pretty good at it. Here mechanic Geoff Brown makes quick work of what is often troublesome for the average person – the art handlebar wrapping.
Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda mechanic Geoff Brown talks about the differences of wrenching at a team camp compared to the regular season.
They are some of the hardest working staff on any cycling team. Mechanic Alex Banyay tells us about wrenching for the argyle armada.
Of all the races Garmin-Cervélo mechanics support during pro cycling’s 10-month racing season, Paris-Roubaix and the Tour of Flanders are the most intense. We hung around the team trucks this week to see just what goes into wrenching for the Classics. According to Garmin-Cervélo head mechanic Geoff Brown, Roubaix is the most challenging because the [...]
Will Frischkorn and mechanic Geoff Brown put together one of the new Lemond Fitness Revolution trainers ahead of the Tour de France. And Will (briefly) contemplates a comeback. [youtube width="630" height="378"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTfw3ceO4yA[/youtube] More photos of mechanics and soigneurs:
The Team Garmin-Transitions mechanics and soigneurs have been hard at work preparing all of the equipment needed for the three week race, and then packing it all for the long transfer to the start in Rotterdam. [youtube width="630" height="378"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Ib6-HcMpT8[/youtube] More photos of mechanics and soigneurs:
Will Frischkorn checks in from the Garmin-Transitions service course as the team prepares for the upcoming Tour de France. It’s been a crazy week here at the Girona service course. With the Tour one week away, and everybody heading north to Rotterdam in the next couple of days, this past week has been crunch time. [...]