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The Kuberg Racing Team

Kuberg Racing is proud to introduce our talented team of professional motocross racers. These young riders are pioneers in the world of motocross racing, battling the 50cc class bikes with electric power and innovation.

Paul Opolka

MX Rider

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Age 7
Team MOX-Racing Team
Experience 1 year
City Großostheim
Favourite bike Cross X-Force
Specialization MX Races

Paul Opolka was the very first rider in Germany to be licensed to compete on an electric bike. His passion for motocross started early at the age of 2. Growing up about a mile away from a motocross track, Paul spent every spare minute there watching the action. At age 5, he got his first MX bike and learned to ride before moving on to the Kuberg X-Force Pro50 the following year.

His hero is German supercross champion, Ken Roczen, who grew up near to his grandparents’ house. Whenever Paul visits them, he takes the opportunity to train on Roczen’s motocross track in Apolda. Paul’s dream is it to meet Roczen in person and to show him his electric bike.

Paul is looking to shake up the German racing scene this year on his Kuberg X-Force Pro50.

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Logan Bennett

MX Rider

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Age 9
Experience 3.5 years
City Poole Dorset
Favourite rider Ama Supercross Champion Ryan Dungey
Hobbies MX, MXGP on the Xbox, Skateboarding

Logan Bennett has been riding for 3 ½ years and is a great example of what hard work can achieve. He starting racing back in 2014 on a Yamaha PW50, finishing his first season 26th overall.

In 2015, Logan took what he learnt from his first year of racing, adapted to a bigger KTM SX50, and secured several top 6 finishes at Ringwood and Poole & Parkstone Motocross Clubs.

Since then, Logan’s maturity on the track continues to grow. His ever-growing trophy cabinet includes a 2nd overall finish at Ringwood Motocross Club’s Auto Youth Challenge this year.

He is determined to put the Kuberg X-Force Pro50 on the podium as he races the 8kw bike at various events across the UK. He says of the X-Force Pro50, “It’s really fast and I love it. It’s better than my KTM.”

Leon Thomas

MX Rider

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Age 6
Experience 2 Years
City Yeomill
Favourite rider World Enduro Champion Steve Holcomb
Hobbies MX, Watching and Reading About 2-Wheeled Sports

Although Leon is only 6 years old, he’s already been racing for 2 years. At age 5, he won his first Cornish Oset Cup. He has held the title since, competing on the Kuberg Trial E Hero to capture his second championship.

In 2017, Leon had some terrific results, finishing 4th in the Youth D South West Trials Championship and finished runner-up in the Welsh Championship. He’s been competing on tough courses that even adults struggle with. He plans on competing in more Youth D rounds in 2018.

Leon also competed at the GP World Trials held in Tong, where he came in 3rd place. Young Thomas has his sights set on the prize in 2018, as he looks forward to setting the world on fire with his new Kuberg Trial E Hero.

Leon has exceeded all expectations after being part of the Elec-trick Blitz Motocross coaching scheme. In September 2017, Leon competed in his first ever motocross race on the Kuberg X-Force Pro50 and cracked the Top Ten with his 10th place finish.

With a stacked calendar in 2018, Leon will be competing in select regional motocross races alongside his main focus in the trials competitions.

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Kieran Maunder

MX Rider

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Age 8
Experience 2 Seasons | Enduroland Race XC
City Portsmouth
Favourite rider Graham Jarvis & Jeffery Herlings
Hobbies Enduro & Motocross, Playing Xbox, Reading

Kieran started riding very early in life. He had his own YCF-50 by the age of 4. After practising for a couple of years, a friend encouraged him to start racing Enduros. In April of 2016, Kieran participated in his first race at the age of 6. He reached the second round of the Enduroland Race XC Series, finishing 5th overall.

In his first season, he scored a 3rd place victory and finished 5th overall in the Auto Class. In the 2017 Enduroland Championship, he went one better by finishing 4th overall in the Championship, plus a career best 2nd place finish during the fourth round.

Kieran is looking forward to 2018, where he will be the first ever youth rider to compete in Enduro and Enduro Cross Events on the Kuberg X-Force PRO 50. Kieran plans on putting his Kuberg on the top step of the podium during the Putoline Enduroland XC Youth Auto Championship.

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Samuel Greene

MX Rider

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Age 7
Experience 4 Years
City Ramsau
Specialization Enduro / Cross
Favourite bike X-Force Pro 50

Samuel Greene has been crazy about bikes ever since he was a baby. He got his first running bike at just 1 ½ years old and his first electric bike before the age of 3. At the age of 4, he got his first Kuberg E-Trail bike. He loves to ride together with his mother and father. Samuel is currently racing on X-Force Pro 50 and is looking forward to scoring some victories in this year’s Junior Enduro Cup.

Here are a few of his accomplishments:

  • 2014: Youngest Participant at Hillclimb Race
  • 2014: 2nd Place at Skijöring Race
  • 2015: 2nd Place at Skijöring Race
  • 2016: Youngest Participant at Local Endure Race
  • 2017: 1st Participant at ADAC Cross Training with Electric Bike (KUBERG X-Force 50)
  • 2017: 5th Place at Hillclimb Race (KUBERG X-Force 50)

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Dexter Prowse

MX Rider

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Age 6
Experience 1 Year
City Portsmouth
Favourite rider Max Anstie & Shaun Simpson
Hobbies Cycling, MX, Football

Dexter Prowse first started riding an MX bike at the age of 3. Dexter was granted an early MCF license at age 5 by submitting video footage of his riding skills to the federation. His first race was at the Wiltshire Cusses Gorse MX where he finished all three races while barely able to touch the ground.

Not liking the weight and noise of his first gas bike, he traded it for an electric Kuberg bike and hasn’t looked back ever since. After seeing Dexter test the X-Force Pro 50, his father stated, "I was blown away with the bikes and just how much torque they produce. The X-Force Pro50 is something else and I’m looking forward to see Dexter develop with the team in 2018."

Dexter plans to continue to compete on his Kuberg for all rounds of the Portsmouth & Ringwood Youth Auto Motocross Championship in 2018, as well as other selected national rounds.

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