HE DAKAR IS THE world’s toughest commute.”
I’m sure Markus Braunsperger has many quotable-quotes in his armoury but this has to be his absolute favourite, a line I remember hearing… oh, I don’t know… at least a dozen times. But it’s a good line. And it sits well with the world’s press at the world’s biggest motorcycle show, the EICMA at Milan, as he introduces Hero MotoSport’s 2018 Dakar machine. Oh, the machine developed by Speedbrain in Munich is a beast and those LED lights make it look positively alien.