Luke Moir (16), a highly talented racer ﬁnished oﬀ the 2018 race season strong with remarkable results in XC, Enduro and even CX. He has a fun, smooth, ﬂowing and conﬁdent riding style.
“We are really excited to have Luke continue his career with Silverback, his commitment and development as racer is noteworthy and we are looking forward to what the future hold.” – Silverback Racing Team Manager Marthinus Kruger.
“Silverback’s growth as a brand ﬁts in with Luke’s development as a rider, as he grows and get’s faster we are able to produce the right equipment for him, a classic example is the Silverback Superspeed SBC Luke has been racing on this year” adds Marthinus
Moir currently holds 4 prestigious SA National Champion titles in XCE, XCO, XCM and even Enduro in the very competitive Youth Men’s race category. In 2019 Luke will be aiming for podiums in this category both locally and Internationally. Mark Moir (Luke’s dad) added: “We are super excited with the partnership, it takes the pressure oﬀ us ﬁnancially and allows Luke and I to focus on training and racing. Luke has set some big goals for the next two years and it’s crucial that we have secured the right equipment to meet the demands of racing at this level”.
Internationally Luke competed in the ‘International d’Italia Series’ and took 1st place on Stage 1, as well as an overall 7th place at the Proﬃx Swiss Cup.Luke, sporting baggies, is a regular on the podium, and in 2018 also produced 1st Place at the Spur Schools MTB series, 1st Place at the STBB4Good race and a 2nd overall at the highly regarded Ezelenduro.
“I ﬁnd being less serious takes a lot of pressure oﬀ and makes the race more enjoyable and I tend to ride faster ”. Luke Moir will be a test pilot for product development at Silverback Bikes testing out prototypes, giving valuable feedback.
“I have had some insight to the new bikes getting produced by Silverback and cannot wait to ride them”, says Luke.
Luke’s also supported by South Industries, VYE, Leatt, Maxxis, Squirt Lube and Uitsig Bike Park.
This dynamic young rider, will be setting the race scene on ﬁre and will be easy to spot on-course and on-podium in his new Silverback Racing lime & black kit. You can follow Luke on Instagram @luke.moir or Luke Moir on Facebook
Source: Silverback Bikes