EWS Adds Crans-Montana Round to its 2021 Race Calendar

Jan 29, 2021
by Ed Spratt  

The EWS has added an extra round to its 2021 calendar as they head to Crans-Montana for the first time.

After announcing their largest calendar to date in December last year, the EWS has already expanded their racing plans for 2021 with a new venue in Switzerland. The Crans-Montana round will be hosted by the EWS from Septemeber 9 to 12. This event will include EWS, EWS-E, EWS80 and EWs100 races.

With the addition of the Crans-Montana round the 2021 EWS schedule now features ten rounds alongside four EWS-E races and the Trophy of Nations team event will be returning after being put on hold last year.

bigquotesWe’re very excited to be heading to Crans-Montana for the first time.

The variety of trails amongst the stunning scenery of the Swiss Alps will offer riders an incredible setting for racing, and is a welcome addition to this packed calendar. The last half of the 2021 calendar is going to offer an intense, stacked five weeks of racing and we’re looking forward to watching it unfold.
Chris Ball,

2021 EWS Calendar:

Rounds 1 & 2: Val Di Fassa, Italy // 23 - 27 June
Rounds 3 & 4: La Thuile, Italy // 8 - 11 July
Round 5: Whistler, Canada // 14 - 15 August
Rounds 6 & 7: Loudenvielle, France // 2 - 5 September
Round 8: Crans-Montana, Switzerland // 9 - 12 September
Round 9: Pietra Ligure, Italy // 18 - 19 September
Round 10: Tweed Valley, Scotland // 2 - 3 October

2021 EWS-E Calendar:

Round 1: Valberg, France // 19 - 20 June
Round 2: Crans-Montana, Switzerland // 11 - 12 September
Round 3: Finale Ligure, Italy // 24 - 26 September
Round 4: Tweed Valley, Scotland // 30 September

You can find out more about the latest addition to the 2021 EWS series here.


  • 60 3
 I will live in Montana. And I will marry a round American woman and raise rabbits, and she will cook them for me. And I will have a pickup truck... maybe even a "recreational vehicle."
  • 9 1
 Ok, so you will move to Switzerland to marry a round American woman? What a crazy plan Wink
  • 6 0
 Moving to Montana soon. Gonna be a dental floss tycoon.
  • 1 0
 He means Hannah.
  • 5 0
 I should have liked to have seen... Montana ...
  • 2 0
 And you will do this, while on the hunt for red October.
  • 3 0
 Are you Russian?
  • 1 0
you forgot cowboy hat,boots and chainsaw
  • 1 0
 @lkubica: Can't argue with a guy who survives a couple rounds with dinosaurs!
  • 2 0
 A classic!
  • 3 0
 Anyone who misses this reference, needs to do their homework, stat.



It is absolutely worth the watch. One of my favorite Sean Connery films of all time.
  • 19 3
 That’s not Montana!!!!
  • 6 0
 that singer you mean?does she even drift bro?
  • 8 0
 this is some got'd dang click bait!
(shoots pistols in to the sky)
  • 3 1
 Thought this was real Montana for a minute. Too bad.
  • 1 0
 It's also not Crans Montana, Valais. The video is mostly from somewhere in Wallis...
  • 8 0
 Cris Ball really knows how to make Ews better and better! This is hopefully gonna be an awesome season.
  • 9 1
 He should change the name to EES! - European Enduro Series! I kid, I kid.... Challenging times for world travel. Hell, challenging times for everyone for everything! Nice to see we will have a race schedule to follow and be distract us from the doldrums of every day living.
  • 7 1
 EWS sure likes to use locations with confusing names - Crans-Montana (not in Montana), Petzen Jamnica (not in Jamaica)
  • 2 0
 Loved the dh track there, think they’ve been building a lot since I’ve been there though! Was only one real track and a flow trail. Btw great affordable campsite there and the pizza is outstanding
  • 2 1
 We always talk about the old days (our parents and grandparents days) being the best of times. Now we can say the (past) must always be greater than the future
  • 2 0
 I thought if they were too as anything to the calendar it would have been a double-header at Whistler
  • 1 0
 two or tree trails in the video are from jeitzine to erschtmatt, NOT montana! i hope they use only the bikepark in montana for the ews, not the gold trails around!!
  • 2 0
 This is so great, esp after so long of races getting cancelled!
  • 2 0
 surprising, no bicycle race in Finale
  • 1 0
 Don't toy with us there's only ONE MONTANA where you can buy ROADSIDE PIES and AMMUNITION at the same time
  • 1 0
 Come train before the race Wink I'll sow ya the trails in Valais and Crans-Montana ! www.bikevs.ch
  • 1 0
 I guess Remi is going to look forward to that Big Grin
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 In other news, Corona cancels the Crans-Montana EWS.
  • 2 2
 Is all this travel CO2 compensated??
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