#2 WP XCO Series Results: Luke Strikes Again

Silverback Junior rider, Luke Moir claimed another win at the second round of the Western Province XCO Series which took place at Rhebokskloof Wine Estate, Paarl.

Luke had a blistering first lap setting the fastest lap time and opening a significant gap on the chasing pack.  For the remaining laps, Luke set his focus on the Elite men’s field.

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Luke Moir Leading the Junior Group on his Stratos CF SBC

They had started one minute prior to the Junior men; he worked his way through the majority of the field to within 25 seconds of the leading Elite.

Taking a dominant win in the Junior men, Luke is pleased with the progress made in his fitness, speed, and nutrition.

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Luke Chases the Elite Men

Luke looks to maintain this form whilst in a space of unknown as to when the next race (locally and internationally) maybe with the global pandemic of COVID-19 putting a holt on all traveling and sporting events gatherings till further notice.

Post the first Junior World Series race which was held earlier this year, Luke applied his learnings implementing a few minor changes in both nutrition building up to race day as well as race strategy itself.

Photo Credit: ChrisHitchcock.co.za

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Silverback Stratos Rider, Gerhardt Struwig had a solid start and a flying 1st lap at the Gauteng XCO Cup#2 Thaba Trails in the junior category.

His Silverback Stratos CF 1 did a great job until an unfortunate slashed front tire ended his race in lap 5.

Gerhardt he will recover from the setback. Well Done!

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