Long before the race runs, podiums, and champagne showers, the hard work of a mountain bike race season begins to much less fanfare. Take for instance the Giant Factory Off-Road Team, which this year has a new partner in DVO Suspension.
Recently they two groups hit the ground running, as riders, mechanics and staff from across the globe converged on Sedona, Arizona, for a week of testing and tuning. Press play to find out what happens before the real racing begins.
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