Saroléa chases podium in the TT Zero with its electric Superbike

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Saroléa are delighted to announce that, once again, they will be  at this year’s Isle of Man TT races contesting the TT Zero with their exotic SP7 carbon racebike. This will be the fourth time that Saroléa have taken part in this prestigious event and the team aims to build on their previous experience and produce  their best result to date.

 

 

Since last year’s TT, the SP7 has evolved considerably and a great deal of innovation has taken place. Much work has been done on the dyno bench and the bike has been subjected to a rigorous testing  programme – on and off track. This year’s preparation has been more intensive than ever before and Saroléa will be going to the  TT confident that the work they have been carried out will reap dividends.

 

 

As last year, Yorkshireman Dean Harrison will be at the controls of the  SP7 around the demanding TT course. Dean is an experienced road-racer and has put in many laps of the famous TT course. His circuit  knowledge will be a vital element as the team chase their first IOM podium. 

 

 

Dean Harrison 

 

« 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. »

 

 

 

To commemorate this year’s IOM TT, Saroléa are offering fans and supporters the possibility to purchase a limited edition illustrated print. Each print will be numbered and available for sale at the TT and from their webshop.

 

 

 

 

 

Isle of Man TT Zero schedule

 

 

Qualifying 

Thursday June 1st, Friday June 2nd, Saturday June 3rd, Monday June 5 

 

Race day 

Wednesday June 7th

 

 

 

 

2017 Saroléa SP7 Specifications 

 

 

 

  • Frame Full carbon fiber monocoque built in-house

  • Engine Brushless DC 3-phase electric motor, built in-house

  • Battery Lithium-ion

  • Output voltage 370V or more

  • Charge system Quick charge capabilities

  • Transmission Chain, single speed

  • Front brake Beringer 4-pistons Radial Aerotec©

  • Rear brake Beringer 2-pistons Radial Aerotec©

  • Front tyre Bridgestone Battlax RS10 120/70 ZR17

  • Rear tyre Bridgestone Battlax RS10 195/55 ZR17

  • Front wheel OZ Racing, Piega R forged aluminium 3.50” x 17”

  • Rear wheel OZ Racing, Piega R forged aluminium 6.50” x 17”

  • Front suspension Öhlins Ø 43 mm Superbike Telegabel FGR 300

  • Rear suspension Öhlins monoshock TTX

  • Swing arm Carbon fiber, built in-house

 

For more information, please write us at media@sarolea.com

Bjorn Robbens | +32 (0) 477-585-208
Greg Hauret-Clos | +32 (0) 486-642-220

 

 

 

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