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Mechanics and support technicians are the behind the scenes forces rarely seen by supermoto racing fans. These mechanics and technicians are more than just wrench spinners. They work closely with the rider, tweaking an infinite number of details so that throttle response, power delivery, and handling are matched to the racer's needs.
In this video podcast, I spoke with David Joy, a mechanic with the Troy Lee Designs, Red Bull, Honda, Supermoto Team.