In an interview, Spinks who is based in Nakuru has this to say: “The route was technical in certain areas and very open in some areas which is something that I really enjoy.
“There were not a lot of open roads; it was all quite technical and tight.
“After the long drive over here, two days it took us to get here, it’s really a great feeling to go home knowing that we achieved something good here.
“I want to say a big thank you to my sponsor Top Fry and Menengai Oil.”
Rwanda’s 14-year old Henzel Hendrick finished sixth despite showing thrilling skills in the three laps he covered. Gerard Kalanzi sealed the finishers list in seventh.
Meanwhile, three riders could not survive the challenging race. Dave Cliff, Patrick Van Pee and Gabor Miller all registered DNFs.
For the first time in Uganda, an Enduro round was organized at Lake Mburo National park.
The new venue provided a picturesque view but mostly offered a new terrain to the competition.
The 25 kilometer course comprised steep slopes and rocky inclines.
1. Ben Spinks 3:17:18 (5laps) Kenya
2. Craig Lentz 3:04:41 (4laps)
3. Nick Dames 3:08:26 (4laps)
4. Olivier Van Pee 3:38:05 (4laps)
5. Ashi Young 3:08:12 (3laps)
6. Hendrick 3:19:00(3laps) Rwanda
7. Gerard Kalanzi 3:19:00 (2laps)
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