Calvin's Corner

Mechanical musing and industry insights from Park Tool Director of Education Calvin Jones.

1 post found in February, 2006.

  • A Visit with Julien DeVries, Chief of Mechanics for the Discovery Channel Cycling Team

    The 2006 Discovery Channel Professional Cycling Team gathered recently for their annual training camp and I was honored and excited to be a part of it. This year's camp took place in Solvang, California from January 14th to 27th. This is the time when the riders and staff begin preparation for the coming season. The rolling hills of California's central coast provide a great place for the riders to establish a base fitness level, as the mechanics and support staff are learning about the new equipment and the needs of the new team members. Since Park Tool is the official tool and maintenance equipment supplier for The Team, I was there to visit the mechanics, learn of their needs for the coming year, and show off this year's new tools.

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