November 17th 2013, southern France, the Sherco Factory Rally Team introduces two elite riders who along with the support staff and the Sherco Rally motorcycles will be leaving for Argentina soon in order to compete in the Dakar rally.
Joan Pedrero Garcia has joined Alain Duclos, to form the backbone of the team that will be racing in the 2014 addition of the Dakar 2014, they are resolutely determined to place in the top spots in a very demanding race.
In his second year with Sherco, Alain Duclos will be able to take advantage of the experience that he has gained and uses the talent that he possesses which is recognized by everyone who sees him race.
Joan Pedrero Garcia (who placed 5th in the last two Dakar) will bring to the team an international dimension, his speed is one of his primary attributes. His speed and the experience of Alain will give the Sherco Factory Rally Team two riders who have their skills sharpened and are ready to give the competition a quality fight.
The staff, who are always motivated, have prepared a bike worthy of their performance.
Built and developed around the 2013 model, this new SR 450 RALLY takes the new SE 450 chassis that is the future of the brand, with its 450 cm3 engine and equipped it with a specially prepared rally kit and the best Rally components: WP racing suspension, prepared by MAC and the custom-made AKRAPOVIC exhaust.
Still young, compared to the competition, the Sherco Factory Rally team is however prepared to perform at a high level!