In the pits with Team Sky and Giant-Alpecin – video

Find out more about the life of a World Tour mechanic


On the road for 200 days a year, washing bikes, tightening bolts, replacing components, changing tyres and wrapping bar tape – it’s a tough life for some of the hardest workers in the world of professional cycling.

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BikeRadar caught up with the mechanics of Team Sky and Giant-Alpecin at the Tour of Dubai. Check out the video below to find out more about what these unsung heroes of the peloton get up to during a stage race.

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Video: In The Pits With Team Sky and Giant-Alpecin’s Mechanics

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