Video: Mechanics on last minute Giro d'Italia bike checks

Being a mechanic for a professional cycling team often involves long days and early mornings to ensure the riders' bikes are in optimal condition for racing. Cyclingnews spoke to Cannondale-Garmin mechanic Geoff Brown and Trek Factory Racing's Rober Gonzalez about the work required on the bikes after a stage and on the morning of a stage at the Giro d'Italia.

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