Photos by Sven Martin

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Devinci Global Racing is entering the 2013 gravity arena with a lineup best described as “stacked”. The talent pool includes Steve Smith, Nick Beer, Mark Wallace and Gianluca Vernassa. With less than a week before the first UCI World Cup of the season Devinci wanted to share some of the pre-season preparation and testing the team did while in Canada.

With the majority of the Devinci Global Racing team and staff in Vancouver preparing for the season, Steve Smith invited everyone over to his place on Vancouver Island and hit the trails on Mt. Prevost. The guys spent a week breaking in new bikes and enjoying some of Vancouver Island's finest.

"Steve had always said the riding was great at his place,” said Beer. “It was great to ride with Steve and Mark on their local trails and I am jealous I don't have them at home."

Here is the story of their visit and stoke for the upcoming season. Watch for the team this weekend in Fort William, Scotland and the following weekend in Val Di Sole, Italy.