The new Ford Rakun leaves fully equipped by J.Juan

The new Ford Rakun leaves fully equipped by J.Juan

J.Juan brakes the new Ford electric motorcycle.

The Barcelona company’s brake systems and hydraulic hoses are those fitted to the new vehicle of Ford Otosan, the largest producer of commercial vehicles in Europe. The bike is being produced in Eskişehi (Turkey)

The new urban mobility vehicle, called Rakun, which has a model with double rear wheel, has a range of more than 100 kilometres and a battery that fully recharges in 4.5 hours.

For the Rakun Pro2, a two-wheeled vehicle, J.Juan has manufactured a Ø25 mm double-piston front caliper, actuated by a Ø12 mm hand master cylinder, and a lightweight Ø30 mm single-piston floating rear brake, actuated by a in the left hand master cylinder of Ø14 mm. The front and rear brakes have the advantage of having J.Juan Hydraulic hoses and an excellent CBS.

The load model, Rakun Pro 3, has two rear wheels, which provides more load capacity and supports its good stability in the anti-tilting parking clamp activated by cable from the left hand on a 5mm disc. The entire system has been created and produced by the company of the double jack. The rest of the configuration of this three-wheeled vehicle is identical to the 2-wheeled model except for the rear calipers, which are two, one for each wheel, with 1 lightened Ø 25 piston. Like its sister Pro2, it has the J.Juan hydraulic hose system and the normative CBS.

J.Juan is the world leader in the manufacture of meshed hydraulic tubes and the second European manufacturer of motorcycle brakes. It is a company founded in 1965 in Barcelona (Spain) and employs 640 workers. The company is part of the Brembo Group, a world leader in brake technology, founded in 1961 in Bergamo (Italy), with more than 12,000 employees in 15 countries and on 3 continents, with 29 production and business locations. Brembo owns prestigious brands such as AP, AP Racing, Breco, Bybre, J.Juan, Marchesini and SBS Friction.

Rea wins his sixth consecutive world championship in SBK. All with J.Juan

Rea wins his sixth consecutive world championship in SBK. All with J.Juan

Estoril was the end of the Superbike season, which is an atypical season because has seen its racing schedule reduced. Despite the reduction of races, the season has maintained excitement for each and every one of the three events held each weekend.

In Estoril, Jonathan Rea, who equips his bike with a J.Juan hydraulic systems, was break historical records again. He reached the test as the top candidate for the title, leading the overall classic with 340 points compared to 281 of the next closest rider (Scott Redding).  He has 4 points left in the three races in Estoril to rise to his sixth consecutive world title.

And it happen in the first “set ball”.

But, there’s more. In Estoril he achieve his 100 SBK victories. This season alone he was 12 victories with 5 won by Scott Reeding. Five other drivers (Chaz Davies, Michael Van der Mark, Alex Lowes, Toprak Razgatlioglu and Michael Ruben Rinaldi) have each have a single victoryduring 2020.

Remy Gardner wins second place in Moto2 with J.Juan’s rear brake

Remy Gardner wins second place in Moto2 with J.Juan’s rear brake

Remy Gardner, the Australian rider of the Onexox TKKR SaG team, achieved a spectacular second place in motorbike2 on the Le Mans circuit in France and he did it using the high-competition rear system manufactured by J.Juan.

Gardner is a driver with a very brave and risky driving style that bets on the brakes of the double jack company for the past two seasons. This season he has already achieved a double pole position, several first lines of departure, a third place of Aragon (2020) and now a second place in Le Mans, in a test won by Sam Lowes of the Estrella Galicia team Marc VDS.

Finally, Gardner has maintained his progression in the races held at Motorland, conquering fifth place (October 10) and fourth place (October 18), respectively, starting from the first starting line. Will Ricardo Tormo win at the circuit?

Remy Gardner’s screening this season has been very positive to the point that he has already signed up for next season with the KTM Red Bull Ajo team.

Braktec dominates one more year in the world trial

Braktec dominates one more year in the world trial

For another year, and in 9 seasons since 2012, Braktec has been the brake system that has won the Trial World Cup. Again, Toni Bou and Adam Raga have played a short but intense championship that, although it has seen its competition venues reduced, has had the novelty of playing two events every weekend.

Both drivers have starred in a very intense sporting rivalry this season with alternation at the top of the podium, which led to a final date with the two swords at the top.

As he has subscribed in recent years, Toni Bou prevailed over Adam Raga and won his 12th world trial, a figure that matches the World Cups he also holds in the indoor event.

Both drivers, like the rest of the participants of the elite of the competition, equip their bikes with the Braktec brakes produced by J.Juan for the past several seasons. This year, both have taken advantage of the latest technology from the Barcelonese manufacturer and have equipped their state-of-the-art CNC caliper, called Gold.

Not only has Braktec shone in the top men’s category, but also in the women’s competition where Enma Bristow has won her sixth consecutive world cup, and where Sandra Gomez and Berta Abellán have also excelled.