TVS, the Indian motorcycle maker, and its French partner, Sherco, announced their plans for the 2017 Dakar in Nimes, France, today. The team will enter the 2017 Dakar as TVS Sherco Factory Rally and will field three 450cc motorcycles specially prepared for the Dakar.
The riders will be Juan Pedrero Garcia, who recently won the Baja World Series for Sherco, and newcomer Adrian Metge. The third motorcycle will be ridden by TVS Racing's star rider, Aravind KP. This is the third year in which TVS will participate in the Dakar.