Silverback Racing proudly signs Luke Moir for the 2019/2020 race seasons.

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Silverback Racing proudly signs Luke Moir for the 2019/2020 race seasons.

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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

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