Alex Limberg

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Alex Limberg SA BMX Racing Rider Profile

Personal Details


  • Full Name: Alex Limberg 
  • Nick Name: Rubbish 

  • Date of Birth: 27 November 1996

  • Height (cm):  161

  • Home Town: Cape Town

  • Profession: Student

Racing Details


  • Race or Career no: 208 
  • Province: Gauteng 

  • Club: Alrode BMX Club 

  • Team:  Team Headstart

  • Years Riding: 10

  • Racing Class: Elite / Junior Men

More about Rubbish (Alex) 


GENERAL INTERESTS

  • Favorite Food: Spaghetti
  • Favorite Song / Artists: Mixology  
  • Favorite Super Hero: Spiderman 
  • Favorite BMX Tracks: Copenhagen, Alrode, Kempton Park - lots of airtime!

Sponsors: 

Achievements: 

  • Received Protea Colours 2012. 
  • Selected for TEAM South frica World Championships 2014
  • Selected as part of the youth team that will be participating in the 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOGs) in Nanjing, China 2014.

International Events Attended:

  • 2014 - UCI BMX World Championships, Rotterdam, Denmark
  • 2013 - UCI BMX World Championships, Birmingham, England
  • 2012 - UCI BMX World Championships, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 2010 - UCI BMX World Championships, PMB, SA

Best all time Races: 2011 Grand National Champion U15 Expert, 2011 SA Champion U15 Expert, 2012 All African Champion U16 Expert

Favorite BMX Tracks: Copenhagen, Alrode BMX Track, Kempton Park BMX Track - lots of airtime!

Most memorable race: 2012 Grand Nationals at Kempton park. Making the Elite A-Main at the grand National Championships with a fractured radius and soft tissue damage in both wrists.

What I least like about BMX Racing: Having to stop riding and rest.

Regularly visited websites: bmxsa jrbicycles

Why I enjoy Racing BMX: I race bmx because its an extreme sport and keeps the blood pumping and recently bought a downhill bike with hope to start racing downhill.

How I got started Racing BMX: My father works around the corner from the Germiston BMX track and one day decided to take me to the track with my mountain bike and never stopped since then.

What do you do when you are not riding: I hang out with my friends.

Suggestions for anyone starting Racing BMX: Do it for the fun , there is nothing that excites quiet like BMX. Make your bike your best friend, it will see you through all your highs and lows.

Gallery


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Bike Setup


 Frame:  Crupi
 Forks:   Sinz Elite Carbon
 Headset:   Crupi 
 Stem:  Crupi
 Headset Spacers:  Crupi 
 Handle Bars:  Crupi Pro
 Grips  ODI Ruffian
 Brake Lever:  Answer 
 Brake Cable:  Shimano
 Rear Brake:  Answer
 Seatpost Clamp:  Rhythm
 Cranks:   Rhythm
 Chainring:  Rhythm
 Bottom Bracket:  Rhythm
 Chain:  KMC
 Pedals:  Time ROC-X
 Rimm's:  Rhythm
 Hubs:   Rhythm
 Tires:  Maxis DTH
 Tubes:  Kenda
 Chain Tensioner:  Crupi

 

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