The first round of the Enduro World Series 2014 will take place this weekend around the volcano of Nevados de Chillan, Chile. Over two exciting days the world’s best mountain bikers will compete in this exceptional location in South America.

3 exciting stages on day one.
3 exciting stages on day one.

Today the race organizers have announced the course for the race. From the steaming vents and high altitude of the volcanic cone to the dense, rich forests of the valley floor, this is not going to disappoint!

Until thursday it is prohibited to train of any these tracks. Violations will result in a disqualification.
Stages of day two. Notice: Practice on these tracks is prohibited until Thursday. Violations will result in a disqualification.
Get the chance to win a Bliss protection package during the Enduro World Series Round #1.
Get the chance to win a Bliss protection package in the Enduro World Series Round #1.

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Training starts on Thursday. Racing Saturday and Sunday.

It begins!

Words: EWS/Robin Schmitt Photos: / Gary Perkin/Santa Cruz Bicycles.

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About the author

Robin Schmitt

Robin is one of the two founders of 41 Publishing, a visionary and go-getter. While he now enjoys every second on the bike – whenever his busy schedule allows – he used to race against the clock at enduro events and a few Downhill World Cups. Besides that, Robin practises kung fu and Zen meditation, plays the cello or with his dog (which actually belongs to his girlfriend), travels abroad and still reviews numerous bikes himself. Progressive ideas, new projects and major challenges – Robin loves exploring undiscovered potential and getting to the bottom of new trends.