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Making Olympic champion Julien Absalon's mountain bike


It costs the same as a small car and can take 18 months to design but the mountain bike that Olympic champion Julien Absalon rides represents the cutting edge of cycling technology.

The BBC's Kieran Fox went to northern Spain to meet the people from Team Absalon to find out whether it is man or machine that delivers Olympic gold.


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