LANGUAGE: English | Deutsch  ::  VISIT THE OFFICIAL PACTIMO STORE

Rally Cycling Pro Team Mechanic

Rally Cycling Pro Team Mechanic

By Tony Kelsey

I had the chance to speak with Zane Freebairn, the head mechanic for the Rally Cycling women's squad while at the Spring Training Camp in Oxnard, California. To say I was immediately struck by his affability is a complete understatement. He's actually a giant teddy bear of a man, who not only exudes an immediate likability, but a sense of professionalism and dedication that is sometimes bereft in our sport. As you watch him move about both the minor and important tasks of his job, there is little doubt this man loves what he does. And, he knows every detail will come into play, later in the day or later in the season when the women are racing for a podium. When I first arrived, Zane was getting prepared with the day; opening the bright orange Rally Cycling trailer, cranking out the awning, setting up his and his coworker's bike stands.

Read the rest of the story




Also in Rally Cycling News

The 2021 Giro d’Italia Donne
The 2021 Giro d’Italia Donne

0 Comments

The ‘Giro Rosa’, as it is known, is the longest, toughest, and most exalted women’s stage race in the world, with a heritage dating back 30 years. It is women’s cycling’s only Grand Tour.

Read More

Rosskopf Wins National Road Title
Rosskopf Wins National Road Title

0 Comments

Joey Rosskopf claimed the men’s team’s first-ever US Pro Road Race national title in Knoxville, TN on Sunday.

Read More

Zukowsky takes KOM at Suisse
Zukowsky takes KOM at Suisse

0 Comments

Nickolas Zukowsky moved into the best climber’s jersey at the Tour de Suisse following an impressive third day of racing.

Read More