A high-alpine, all-mountain stage race such as the Mavic Trans-Provence could be considered the ultimate test of fitness, endurance and technical skills. “The Ten Essentials” doles out some light-hearted advice on how to survive a weeklong suffer-fest like the Trans-Provence with appearances from North American enduro riders Ben Cruz, Mark Weir and Adam Craig.

THE TEN ESSENTIALS from Trans-Provence on Vimeo.