In 2001 Sherco bought HRD, a prestigious French firm dedicated exclusively to the production of high-quality enduro bikes, with the aim of expanding its activities in this market.
To ensure this new production activity would not interfere with the trials bike divisions already excellent results, a new factory was created in the town of Nimes in France southern region of Languedoc, close to Italy, which is the country that is the principal supplier of materials and components for the enduro bikes.
Directed by Didier Tirard, these new facilities cover an area of 3,000 m2, and have a team dedicated exclusively to improving the enduro and supermoto model bikes.
The current offering is for eighteen models in the enduro and supermoto configuration with the following displacements: 50cc, 250cc, 300cc 2-stroke and 125cc, 250cc, 300cc, 450cc, 510cc 4-stroke.
Sherco Caldes continues to dedicate its activities completely to trials bikes. Located inCaldes de Montbui, some 30 km north of Barcelona in Spain. It is no coincidence that its facilities are at the very heart of the world of trials biking.
Three of the manufacturers who have dominated trials biking for over a decade are to be found in Catalonia: Bultaco, Montesa and Ossa, they represent the area’s extraordinary position in the sport; an area which has also produced some the sport’s most illustrious champions.
For this reason, the majority of Sherco’s external suppliers are also to be found in the surrounding area, among whom we would obviously have to include PXC, Sherco Trial’s competition and prototype department, which is based in Torelló (Barcelona).
Sherco Caldes covers an area of 2,500 m2, with a team under the charge of the Production Manager, Victor Colomer. It currently manufactures a range of models of trials bikes with the following capacities: 80cc, 125cc, 200cc, 250cc, 290cc, 305cc 2-stroke.