Fern GS Chacha Dakar Bicycle

Needless to say, you need to pick a bicycle based upon the terrains that you’re tackling and if you’re steering away from the asphalt in search of adventure, this superb looking Fern GS Chacha Dakar Bicycle is the steed for you. It has been built with uncompromising terrains and conditions in mind and uses the highest quality components throughout its build to ensure its unparalleled performance on any terrain.

The Fern GS Chacha Dakar Bicycle is a no nonsense beast that has been built from the ground up for those with a love of off-road adventuring and you’ll be blown away by what this bike can achieved compared to the competition. There are some bikes that quake in the face of adverse terrains but not the Chacha Dakar Bicycle which, as the name suggests, has been designed with desert conditions in mind.

Classic Design

This brilliant looking 26″ Chacha Dakar Bike from Fern has been designed correspondingly to the iconic BMW R 80 GS raced by Gaston Rahier 1983 in the famous Paris-Dakar desert rally and, as a result, offers a truly breathtaking performance on off-road terrains. Fern stumbled over this absolutely stunning motorbike that served as the muse for this bicycle while they were attending the german framebuilders meeting in the Neckarsulmer motorcycle museum in the beginning of 2019.

The Fern GS Chacha Dakar Bicycle has a wonderfully pleasing, brutal aesthetic that speaks to its desert disposition. The motorbike on which this bicycle is based was a very fast and reliable enduro machine, where you can go anywhere you wanted – on or off-road. The Chacha Dakar Bicycle is a true performance travel companion, which is incredibly lightweight machine but robust enough to go on even the hardest trips, combining nothing but the best from the worlds of touring, gravel and racing bicycles.

This majestic looking machine comes with a full custom made rack set up, rear wings and mini rack for light stuff sacks, a porteur rack and even an additional 2-in1 platform rack, which also accepts lowrider panniers for longer trips. Every eventuality has been thought of when designing this fantastic looking machine and Fern have really excelled themselves in creating this bicycle which is based on an iconic motorbike from the Paris Dakar Rally.

Built To Last

There are all sorts of features included with this Fern GS Chacha Dakar Bicycle which have been implemented with longevity in mind. It delivers a fast and smooth ride courtesy of the Rene Herse 26″ x 2.3″ Rat Trap Pass tires, mounted to Ryde CSS coated rims for exceptional braking performance, covered up with beautiful Gilles Berthoud fenders and flap. Crisp shifting with a Gevanalle powered 1×11 Shimano drivetrain, turned by a vintage square taper Dura Ace crankset help ensure its off-road performance.

The frontlight and energy supply comes from the SON hub dynamo and Edelux 2, which has been combined with a rear rack mounted supernova E3 taillight. The ESI wrapped handlebar is tightly clamped by our infamous custom made Fern Slingshot Stem. All of this has been finished to perfection with the Velociao GS paint job and matching bags from Gramm Tourpacking.

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