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Sarolea Set Sights On SES TT Zero Podium Finish

Sarolea are setting their sights firmly on a podium finish, in the 2017 SES TT Zero race, as they embark upon their fourth TT Races campaign.

After the disappointment of last years Mountain Course endeavours, the outfit’s Brushless DC 3 phase electric powered SP7 machine, has undergone a vast rate of development through winter.

Carrying again a Carbon Fiber Monocoque frame, Dean Harrison who leads Sarolea’s TT 2017 challenge, recently sampled the updated SP7.

Photo by Sarolea

Speaking about his thoughts, plus ambitions within the innovative electric bike class this year, the Bradford based rider stated:

“This is my fifth year at the TT and the second time I will be riding the Saroléa SP7. I love the TT and for me, it’s the main event of my season.

Every year, I learn more about the course and I think I will still be learning until the time I stop. Since last year, the team have made significant improvements to the SP7 and so I am excited to find out what they have done.

The SP7 bike is heavier than a conventional bike, so it’s going to be physically more demanding, but I am in good shape and I ready for this challenge.

My aim for this year is a podium and I cannot see any reason why that may not be possible.”

Words by Stevie Rial