The EWS Final in Finale begins tomorrow, six entirely new stages with new trails never ridden by mountain-bikers await the eager racers. The course is varied, making up two days of pure racing, with a 95 km course, split in between 50 km on Saturday and 45 km on Sunday and a total of 2300 m of descent without any mechanical uplift, it is going to test riders to the limit.

WTB Enduro Team rider Gary Forrest took a GoPro down the six stages while practicing, sharing the footage with you to show you what awaits the racers on race day. To check out Gary’s bike, check it out here.

WTB Enduro Team Rider Gary Forrest shared his practice videos with us.
WTB Enduro Team Rider Gary Forrest shared his practice videos with us.

SP1 Pianarella Trail.

A 2,5 km long trail for the Special Stage which will alternate flowing sections with techy passages on rocks and in switchbacks, before the second transfer to Feglino.

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SP2 Neanderthal Trail.

This SP, which passes throughout areas inhabited by prehistoric man, will present a first pedalled section, followed by a rocky bit and by a toboggan run which means pure fun. After SP2 the riders will be back to the paddock area for the time control.

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SP3 Megalithic.

This SP, will start again from San Bernardino with its sections of trail inherited from prehistory. The SP swaps between pedalled sections and technical parts that are exposed, reaching the village of Calvisio Vecchio.

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The SP is one of the most panoramic trails of the entire Finale area, with steep sections that seem to drop into the sea. The long day of Saturday will end at about 6pm

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SP5 Cravarezza

An old trail, ridden for the first time something like fifteen years ago, when Freeride was still at its beginning here at Finale. A series of corners and compressions, a real paradise for riders.

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SP6 Super Groppo

the longest SP in the history of Finale Enduro will start. Six different types of woods, from cedar trees to beeches, will offer different terrain to the bikers. Endless and fast changes of rhythm will challenge them, they will start to feel the five Special Stages in their legs.

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