Yanick-the-Mechanic is known as one of the most skilled mechanics on the XC circuit. As the main wrench for Olympic Champion Nino Schurter, he not only services the bikes of the fastest mountain biker on the planet, but that of the fastest team on the planet. As a chief mechanic of SCOTT-SRAM MTB Racing, home of Nino, Olympic Champion Jenny Rissveds, Cape Epic Champion Matthias Stirnemann and others, Yanick is in charge of no less than 55 high end SCOTT bikes. Servicing Mountain Bikes, Cross Bikes and Road Bikes at the highest level is Yanick’s daily business. Check out and learn how to make your bike a better ride with our “How To” Series.
Have you ever dreamt of building your own bike? For many mountain bikers, building a bike seems to be an undoable project. But putting together a full suspension frame actually isn’t that tricky. Check out how Yanick-the-Mechanic puts together Nino Schurter’s custom World Champion Spark RC 900 World Cup.