Pro's bikes get final tweaks before Challenge Mallorca (gallery)

Photos from the pits as mechanics work hard to assemble bikes for the Challenge Mallorca. Photos by Andy Jones

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Many professional cycling teams will use the Challenge Mallorca (January 29-February 1) as a pre-season warm-up, fitting in the racing around training camps.

Part of that process is assembling the rider's new bikes for the 2015 season, and an army of mechanics work all day and often all night to get bikes ready and tweaked as the riders' like them.

Cycling Weekly photographer Andy Jones perused the pits to bring you this gallery.

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A Lotto-Soudal mechanic works to get André Greipel's Ridley bike built up

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Checking the Campagnolo gears

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No electronic gears for Greipel on this bike - he uses a mechanical set-up

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Special frame graphics for 'Gorilla' Greipel

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View of the cockpit of Greipel's bike before the bar tape is added

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The all-important weigh-in gets an audience: André Greipel's bike tipped the scales at 7.25kg. Note the bar tape in the bottle cage

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Movistar mechanic at work cleaning a chain on one of the team's Canyon bikes

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New Bontrager Speed Stop brakes on the Polish ActiveJet team's Trek bikes.

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MTN-Qhubeka mechanic assembles some cabling

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Gluing on the tubs and pumping up in the MTN-Qhubeka van

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Applying tub glue to rims

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Steep stem position gives ultra-low riding position on Andreas Stauff's Cervelo S5 bike

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No shortage of tools, as you'd expect

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A quick road test to make sure everything is working