Dakar 2017 preview: Everything you need to know about Sherco TVS' debut Dakar plans

People die on the Dakar. It seems a bit of a dark place to start this story, but it is vital that you understand how profoundly hard the world’s most famous rally-raid really is. As Sherco boss Mark Teissier puts it, “There are many series where 15 one-day races complete the season. The Dakar is one 15-day race!”

Talking to the riders as well as the team rapidly underlines the same theme again and again. Racing and rallying have always been about skill and speed. The Dakar adds many, many more dimensions to that. Mark’s son...

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Updated Date: Dec 09, 2016 14:51:41 IST