EBC Brakes’ Experts answer any questions in Motorcycle News Magazine

EBC Brakes’ Experts answer any questions in Motorcycle News Magazine

Our resident experts Jon Wright and Adam Freeman give you all the technical information you need about EBC Brakes’ pads and discs

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EBC Brakes technical experts Adam Freeman – Head of Projects and Engineering and Jon Wright – Motorcycle and Data Technical Manager, are sharing their specialist brake experience in recently published copies of popular Motorcycle interest publication MCN  (Motorcycle News).

EBC Motorcycle Data & Technical Manager Jon Wright is featured in the November 1st 2017 issue of MCN where he goes into depth about motorcycle discs.

Jon has worked at EBC Brakes for many years, so is the best person to contact within the company when it comes to anything motorcycle brake related. Jon has given some helpful tips and facts about motorcycle discs including information about the types of metal the discs are manufactured from.

Further information, help or advice can be gained from our friendly technical staff who can be contacted using the EBC Brakes Contact us form below:

The October  25th 2017 issue features helpful tips and facts about EBC motorcycle brake pads covering information on pad materials, such as sintered technology.

Adam has completed a four year masters degree in engineering and has also worked with his father – Andy Freeman, who founded EBC Brakes in the early 80’s in their hometown of Northampton. Adam knows all there is to know about motorcycle brakes and also writes many helpful articles on the EBC Brakes article page here:

EBC’s Range of Performance Cycle Disc Brake Components

EBC Brakes makes a range of performance aftermarket disc and pad components for cycle disc brakes. This range can be viewed below. Disc brakes on cycles are now almost essential for better braking. Compared to the older-style rim brakes made of rubber, they really are a quantum leap forward. EBC Brakes makes three friction material [...]

Which Brake Pads for Track Days and Motorcycle Racing?

Choose The Right Compound - Please Read Below There are lots of choices for race pads but the latest EBC offering is worth a try. They're called GPFAX pads and are made in the USA using either Vacuum or Dr Fritsch furnaces. In the past many riders used the regular EBC HH pads and whilst [...]

Where Can I Get Race Pads For My Motorcycle in the USA?

Where Can I Get Race Pads For My Motorcycle In The USA? EBC Brakes make the largest range of brake pads in the world and feature their GPFAX race pads for every known race motorcycle. Pick from the images and fitments below and specify your GPFAX track pads. Remember, EBC GPFAX pads are covered by [...]

Where Can I Get Race Pads For My Motorcycle in the UK?

Where Can I Get Race Pads For My Motorcycle In The UK? EBC Brakes make the largest range of brake pads in the world and feature their GPFAX race pads for every known race motorcycle. Pick from the images and fitments below and specify your GPFAX track pads. Remember, EBC GPFAX pads are covered by [...]

How To Choose The Right Brake Pads for Motorcycle Racing

How To Choose The Right Brake Pads for Motorcycle Racing There are plenty of brake pad choices out there for motorcycle racing, so here are five reasons to make the choice we recommend: Experience and Pedigree: EBC Brakes is the largest aftermarket pad manufacturer with tens of millions of pad sales over 40 years as [...]

Best High Performance Brake Pads for Motorcycles

Best High-Performance Brake Pads for Motorcycles This is today's news, not some re-cycled blog or forum post from ten years ago that is totally irrelevant today, and it comes from EBC Brakes. First, let's remind ourselves that EBC is (very probably) the largest aftermarket motorcycle pad producer in the world, having produced over 60 million [...]

Best Brake Pads for Bike Track Days

This is updated information on this topic from EBC Brakes, the largest producer of aftermarket motorcycle brakes in the industry. The graph below shows the outstanding performance of the new EBC GPFAX D-1 and D2 compounds in road racing. Using speed and braking parameters taken by data logging during the World Superbike Championship, we have [...]

Product Focus: Best High-Performance Brake Pads for Motorcycles

Want the latest news about EBC Brakes’ range of motorcycle pads? Steer yourself away from those 10-year-old forum posts and recycled third-party news stories, and check out today’s up-to-date article below, that will tell you everything you need to know… Firstly, let’s remind ourselves that EBC Brakes is (very probably) the largest aftermarket motorcycle brake [...]

Product Focus: Brake Upgrade for ‘Big Twin’ Cruiser Motorcycles

Floating Big Twin Rotors and Double-H™ Sintered Pads are the perfect match for larger motorcycles Motorcyclists enjoy nothing more than to talk about how fast their machines are, but stopping power is just as important as horsepower. Nearly all machines leave the production line with brake components that don’t match the engine’s power and performance. [...]

Are you a motorbike enthusiast? Fancy a career change?

Are you a motorbike enthusiast? Fancy a career change? As part of our continued expansion here at EBC Brakes we have an exciting vacancy for a Motorcycle Technical Advisor based at the World Headquarters in Northampton. This role requires you to help customers and colleagues by resolving technical parts enquiries and updating technical notes, therefore [...]

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GPFAX Sintered Road Race Brake Pads

EBC GPFAX Sintered Road Race Brake Pads
The GPFAX Formula Sintered Race pads are a direct replacement of the GPFA series. This formula is even higher in friction and created specifically to be used only on asphalt surfaces such as those found in race track conditions. Because of the super performance that they provide, these brake pads are a growing favourite choice of superbike racers.

Another benefit of the GPFAX sintered material is that it now has even better heat cycling ability allowing the brake pads to be raced, cooled, then raced again.

EBC Brakes EPFA Sintered Fast Street and Trackday Pads

EBC EPFA Sintered Fast Street and Trackday Pads
EPFA Sintered Fast Street and Trackday Pads, also known as EPFA brake pads, are the racers choice for superbike racing and are excellent for street use too! These brake pads are fantastic for motorcycle racing as the compound they are made from has extra friction stabilizing additives that totally improve the ‘heat cycling’ braking effect.

EBC Brakes Double-H™ Sintered Superbike Brake Pads

EBC Double-H™ Sintered Superbike Brake PadsEBC Double-H™ pads are the top choice street legal brake pads you can buy for the best grip.

Made from sintered copper alloy, these brake pads benefit from the highest friction HH rating for maximum stopping power. EBC Double-H™ Superbike pads give perfect braking under all riding conditions, be it wet, dry, hot or cold. Unique stainless steel radiator plates are fitted when required to reduce heat transfer into the hydraulics of the motorbike. The double segment vented design is totally unique and keeps the pads cooler and prevents pad drag and overheat or fade.

EBC Brakes Organic Motorcycle Brake Pads

EBC Organic Motorcycle Brake Pads
EBC Organic motorcycle brake pads are Europe’s first and only ECE R90 approved brake pad. Manufactured at EFI in Bristol, these brake pads perform as well as any sintered pads, as proved by R90 compliance. This ‘aramid’ series has now been renamed Non-Asbestos Organic or NAO and is created from aramid fibre in conjunction with other high tech modern fibres. If you want a value for money all round brake pad replacement then the NAO series is the perfect choice for all levels of motorcycle and is very popular with many riders who prefer the “feel” of organic pads.

EBC Brakes Floating MC Discs/Rotors

EBC Floating MC Discs/RotorsEBC floating MC rotors or X & XC brake disc rotors as they are sometimes known, are ultra lightweight, best selling and best performance discs available for all modern racing sport bikes.

The rotors benefit from the EBC Brakes unique and patented S-Drive button system that features square sided rivets captured in square drive pockets on the hub and rotor. These are in place to allow the outer rotor blade to expand and contract freely under the heat of braking without suffering rivet lock.

EBC Brakes Vee-Rotors™ – Front

EBC Brakes Vee-Rotors™ – FrontThe fully floating EBC Vee-Rotors™ are designed in line with ongoing trends for motorcycle riders who want to customise their bikes rather than just replace the parts. These lightweight rotors are available in standard black but also come in a range of stunning colour options.

They also feature patented SD system hardware and are fully stainless steel heat treated and tempered back to the optimum hardness to give the optimum performance. The Vee-Rotor™ is also available for rear use.

EBC Brakes Colour Options for Vee-Rotors™

EBC Brakes Vee-Rotors™ – FrontWith centre hubs available in four different colours, yellow, green, blue or red, these Vee-Rotors are available by special order and also feature the patented SD system hardware like the standard black ones.

These lightweight colourful rotors feature all the same benefits of the black Vee-Rotor™ including the SD button system and are fully stainless steel heat treated for optimum performance.

EBC Brakes Vee-Rotors™ – Rear

EBC Brakes Vee-Rotors™ – FrontEBC rear Vee-Rotors™ have been designed to compliment the front floating Vee-Rotor™ range. Made in Britain from stainless steel and heat treated, these brake disc rotors are available for most popular makes and models of motorbike.

They benefit from the lightest weight rotor profile in a matching design to the black Vee-Rotor™ or Colour Options Vee-Rotors™.

Stainless Steel Rear Brake Discs / Rotors

EBC Brakes Vee-Rotors™ – Front
EBC MD Stainless Steel rear brake rotors are ideal for motocross race use as they are manufactured using stainless steel and feature a hole pattern construction that aids their lightweight nature. Added to this the brake disc rotors are also zinc plated to avoid corrosion making them durable in all sorts of racing terrain such as that of mud or dry stony conditions.

EBC Brakes High Performance Brake Lines

EBC Bluestuf NDX Brake Pads

EBC Brakes’ range of UK manufactured high performance braided steel brake lines are 100% pressure tested, guaranteed to be leak free and give a firmer, more responsive feel compared to rubber lines.

All of our brake lines not only meet our own stringent standards but they are also approved by TÜV, DOT, ADR and ISO.

All of our brake line kits are a direct replacement of the original manufacturers lines therefore they fit first time, every time – no need for adjusting angles or using universal fittings that do not fit.

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