neutral service

A ride with Shimano neutral service at the 2015 Tour Down Under

Unless you’re paying close attention, you’re unlikely to spot neutral service vehicles while watching bike races on TV. Their job is to stay out of the way until needed, and when they are needed their job is to get in and get out as quickly as possible. It’s a largely thankless task, but one that […]


A ride in the Shimano neutral service car

There’s plenty more to big bike races like the Santos Tour Down Under than a couple hundred bike riders making their way around the countryside. There are thousands of people behind the scenes bringing the race together and making sure everything runs smoothly. One such group at the Santos Tour Down Under is the Shimano […]