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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.

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