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Last November, Kirt Voreis posted a video to Instagram showing he and his trusted video guy, Doug, working to make a bike video. The problem? Kirt didn't have a frame. He had parts, but no frame. Making a bike video with only bike parts was, well, difficult. It's pretty hard to roost some trail without a fully built bike.

"Before meeting Oscar, the only image I had of him was his terrible crash in Lourdes (in 2014) towards the end of the track, which earned him a helicopter ride and a few grams of scrap metal in his wrist. After a 2014 season on the sidelines, he was back in 2015 in COMMENCAL colours."

The 2016 Enduro World Series drew to a close in its traditional home of Finale Ligure - and the Bluegrass Finale Enduro powered by SRAM will go down in the history books for a myriad of reasons.

There have only ever been three Enduro World Champions in the Men’s category Two of those were riding for the Yeti / Fox Shox Factory Race Team. With Richie Rude the reigning champion and current series leader, we look at the team and what makes it so special.

There are a lot of good times for riders on the Enduro World Series circuit but there are also pressures. What is that drives the riders towards this extraordinary way of life and to challenge themselves so much. And once they are there, how do they deal with the challenge. We caught up with the Canyon Factory Enduro Team to find out the answers on the mental side of the sport.

We tend to associate Rémy Metailler with Whistler Bike Park too often. When Remy suggested we go to Hafjell in Norway to discover the famous park, we jumped at the chance.