Behind the scenes with the Specialized EWS mechanics

Behind every successful professional bike racer is a trusty and skilled wrench

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While the cameras are pointed at the athletes, the mechanics wrench away, ensuring their riders can focus on the race ahead.

While the cameras are pointed at the athletes, the mechanics wrench away, ensuring their riders can focus on the race ahead.

On race day, the athletes get all the glory, but the men and women in the pits deserve some credit, too. In a sport where winners and losers are separated by fractions of a second, their steady hands and calm demeanor can help make the difference.

To better understand a mechanic’s role in keeping the wheels turning, the Enduro World Series followed the Specialized team at Round No. 7 in Valberg, France.

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