Photo: Thom Guibal in action!

EBC MTB brakes are amazing according to
World Cup racer Thom Guibal

UCI MTB World Cup racer Thom Guibal is experiencing an amazing season with EBC downhill racing brakes. Thom competed in the qualifying round at Mont-Sainte-Anne, Canada on 5th – 6th August 2017 and was ecstatically happy to have made the UCI MTB World Cup for the second year in a row.

Here is his race report of the event:

Photo: Thom Guibal in action!I am so happy to have been selected for this year’s World Cup set in Mont-Sainte-Anne, Canada. Last year MSA was my first World Cup ever and I’m stoked to come back here for the second time.

Training went very well, the track was very fast and incredibly rocky, it’s just all about speed and commitment. We had two sunny days on Thursday and Friday which made cycling conditions perfect.

On the qualifying day unfortunately I had a big crash and I hurt my left shoulder during morning practice and after a medical check I was OK for competing in the qualifying round in “normal” conditions.

Photo: Thom Guibal in action!My qualifying run was much too tense, I made a massive mistake on the top of the track and after that I tried to ride very fast to catch up to qualify, but sadly too much haste resulted in a crash in “les dalles”.

So no qualification for me, I have to work mentally on my approach to World Cup runs, stay as smooth as possible and manage my stress for those special races.

I’d like to thank EBC Brakes for their help, those MTB brake pads are amazing!

I’m currently 30th in the general ranking of the French cup. The happiness of this Coupe de France at home is always in the air and now I’m focusing on the weekend finals in Montgenèvre on 18th – 20th August 2017.

Photo: Thom Guibal in action!
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EBC MTB Gold Brake Pads

EBC MTB Gold Brake Pads
These Gold MTB Brake pads are made from tough sintered copper alloy that is specifically designed to last several times longer than other formula brake compounds such as organic.

The friction rating of EBC sintered gold grade MTB brake pads is much higher than anything else out there. This formula is also stronger than anything you can buy. This high quality brake pad is made in the USA and used as original equipment. These pads are great value for money and for the minimoto racer or everyday bike rider these are the wisest choice to make.

EBC MTB Red Brake Pads

EBC MTB Red Brake Pads
EBC Red MTB Brake Pads are very high in friction and are organic so can be used on all types of bike rotors. These pads are the perfect choice for downhill racing as the brake fluid lines are not as prone to swelling or softening if they become overheated anywhere near as much as if sintered pads are used.

They provide minimal heat transfer and low rotor damage on bikes that have a hydraulic system.

EBC MTB Green Brake Pads

EBC MTB Green Brake PadsEBC Green MTB Brake Pads are an organic high quality product providing a great all round replacement for all types of bikes and all styles of riding, including cross country, trekking and pleasure riding.

If in doubt, then Green MTB brake pads provide a good universal option for the rider.

They are made with magnetic stainless steel backing plates as all the other available EBC MTB pads.

EBC Replacement MTB Discs

EBC Replacement MTB Discs
EBC Replacement MTB Discs are a contoured lightweight stainless steel hardened brake disc rotor available in the industry standard size of 160mm.

They are the best replacement to have when your existing MTB disc becomes buckled or worn. Designed to fit directly onto 99% of all well-known standard six bolt hubs.

 

EBC Oversize MTB Brake Disc

EBC Oversize MTB Brake DiscEBC Oversize Mountain Bike Brake Disc conversion kits are available in two upgrade sizes – 160/165mm – 180mm medium power upgrade and 160/165mm 203mm mega power upgrade.

They also include the option of either a lightweight contoured profile or full circle profile. Mountable on most standard six bolt wheel hubs with bracket included. Made with premium quality heat treated stainless steel.

 

 

One Response to EBC MTB brakes are amazing according to World Cup racer Thom Guibal
  1. Good job Thom 💪💪Photo by @StyleM Photo – Manu Raveaud (facebook http://www.facebook.com/StyleMPhoto)


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