Rising Star with Lucas Travers
Lucas Travers has been trawling the Enduro circuits of the UK from a very young age and has turned on the style with some impressive wins and performances and is a definite Rising Star of the sport so we caught up with him…
Images courtesy of Jim Forsyth Photography
Age: 13 years old
What bike do you ride? Husqvarna Tc 85 Small Wheel
How and when did you start riding? I started riding at 5 years old, my dad gave me the bug for riding and especially enduro
What was your first bike?First bike Ktm 50
What made you choose Enduro? I chose enduro because I like the technical and challenging aspect of riding a motorbike.
Where was your first race? My first race was Dawn til Dusk.
When and where was your first race win? My first race win was at an Enduroland event on my 65cc Ktm.
Which rider has influenced you the most and why? Billy Bolt because I like his style of riding.
Where’s the coolest place and track you’ve ridden? Leighton Hall with Edge Off-road.
Outside of Enduro who is your sporting hero? Lionel Messi.
What country would you like to visit that you haven’t yet and why? I would like to visit France because I would like to ride at Royal Hills.
Name one thing you don’t like and explain why? I don’t like Monday mornings after a weekend of racing because I am always tired.
What was the last thing you watched on YouTube? Dangerboy Deegan.
What’s been your biggest achievement so far? Winning my first 85cc race.
What is your most treasured possession? My motorbike.
What is currently your favourite song? Sam Fisher – The City.
If you didn’t want to be a pro enduro rider, what would you like to be? If I didn’t want to be a pro motorbiker I would want to be an electrical engineer.
Finish the sentence. “I feel good when I…….” am on the podium.