This is Home

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This is Home takes us back to the roots of Shimano athletes Tom Van Steenbergen, Thomas Genon, Richie Rude and Brett Rheeder - back to where their true passion for riding bikes was born - at home. Each of these riders has competed on the world's highest stages, in the most exotic places around the world, but there's something about home that can't be replaced or forgotten. 

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For the Thomas Genon, the 2015 FMB Overall Champion, home is somewhere he can feel good and ride everyday. Being from Belgium, the weather is always a challenge for Thomas. As a result he spends most of his time on the road, although something about Belgium will always feel like home for Tommy. 

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Inside the life of the Enduro World Series Champion

“Home to me is everything familiar; where I know every street, every trail, every store and all my family is there. Its where I can just relax and focus on training and not worry about what hotel we are going to next” 

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Welcome to the Rheeder Compound

"My home has always been in Ontario. I wanted to tell the story of where I live and where I come from, my whole family lives within 50km of each other in Southern Ontario. My cousins let me use their farm land to build the course. We hoped the dirt was going to be good, but as soon as we dug into the ground we knew it was gold and the best part is it’s only 4kms from my house."