DAVID Roberts has opened the throttle on his endurance bike riding career, with a convincing second place in the 2014 Yamaha Queensland Two Day Enduro Championship Series.
Roberts lifted his rank to second in the Experts All Powers class, after being tied for third going into last weekend’s final round at Mt Perry. The 22-year-old racer, born and bred in Kingaroy, said the challenge to become a champion presented two options.
“Being promoted to pro depends on my times,” Roberts said.
“If I stay in experts, then
David Roberts (Mt Perry) is a challenging property with a variety of sand, clay, hills and rocks.
next year’s strategy is I’ll resume my training and riding in the off-season, and hopefully I can take out another title.”
He will spend the off-season with one-hour motorbike rides each morning and afternoon, interspersed with cycling and gym training.
“Endurance has a nice big loop before a test; I can get warm. The rougher the track, the better I like it,” Roberts said.
“(Mt Perry) is a challenging property with a variety of sand, clay, hills and rocks.
“Kilkivan has hard-packed soil; Kyogle is a nice and wet, slippery, four-day event.”
FOCUS: David Roberts has lifted his Queensland rank to second.