Bike check: Andrea Garibbo’s Haibike AllMtn CF SE

A number of Italian eMTB enduro champion Andrea Garibbo secured the nationwide title once more in 2023. He crossed the road on a Haibike AllMtn CF SE, which he has additionally utilized in numerous worldwide professional occasions. We took a more in-depth have a look at Andrea’s crew bike and requested him about his settings and private tweaks.

When you’re considering this all sounds a bit acquainted, you’re proper – we took a more in-depth have a look at Andrea’s outdated race bike again in 2022, when he was driving a Haibike AllMtn SE with an 80 Nm Yamaha PW-X2 motor. Andrea has since switched to a Bosch motor, which he has been utilizing for the reason that starting of the 2023 season. Nonetheless, on his present race bike, the Haibike AllMtn CF SE, the usual Bosch Efficiency Line CX motor has been changed with a limited-edition CX Race drive, and the bike has undergone a couple of tweaks. Andrea is anticipated to race the 2024 season on a brand new Haibike HYPE 11, which comes with the Bosch CX Race motor as customary.

Andrea Garibbo | Born: 1989 | Nationality: Italian | Staff: Haibike | Peak: 1.67 m | Weight: 58 kg | Bike measurement: M

We had the chance to take a more in-depth have a look at the bike of reigning Italian eMTB champion Andrea Garibbo on the finish of the primary race day of the 2023 E-Tour du Mont Blanc.

This was the fifth version of the race, a part of the Verbier E-Bike Pageant. It’s a two-day race, with final 12 months’s route spanning 140 km, with greater than 9,000 metres of climbing and virtually 11,000 metres of descending. 23 groups competed within the males’s race, and seven within the girls’s. The riders, consisting of a mixture of present professionals, ex-pros and bold amateurs, and even reigning UCI World Champions, took on the problem in groups of two.

Andrea (proper) along with his team-mate Robert Williams, earlier than kicking off the second day of racing on the E-Tour du Mont Blanc 2023 in Verbier.

The bike: The Haibike AllMtn CF SE with Bosch Efficiency Line CX Race motor

Andrea has shortened the usual 785 mm Race Face handlebars right down to 740 mm to adapt them to his anatomy.
The Kiox 300 show was repositioned to the left facet of the handlebars…
… to make room for a GPS gadget. Andrea swapped the usual 50 mm Race Face stem for a 35 mm SWITCH mannequin.
Coronary heart transplant: The usual Bosch Efficiency Line CX motor of the Haibike AllMtn CF SE was changed with a CX Race motor for some additional oomph.
Modelled on Swiss cheese: the holes on the motor cowl are supposed to enhance air flow. Even the tiniest weight saving will be vital in a race state of affairs.
MAGURA MT7 brakes are paired with a 203 mm rotor on the entrance …
… and in addition on the rear, which is similar setup you get with the manufacturing bike.
The inventory 160 mm RockShox Lyrik Final RC2 fork was changed with a 170 mm FOX 38 Manufacturing unit fork, which is a greater match for the powerful racing situations in Verbier. For the event, Andrea arrange his fork with 100 psi and three tokens.
Andrea additionally swapped the usual RockShox shock with a FOX mannequin. The sticker on the piggy financial institution reservoir belongs to Italian suspension specialist Capaldi Suspension, who maintain Andrea’s suspension upkeep. The XLC water bottle is secured to the body with FIDLOCK’s confirmed, dependable magnetic system.
Many racers use shorter 155 mm cranks to keep away from smashing the pedals into obstacles on technical climbs. Andrea is one among them, and has swapped the inventory 165 mm cranks for a set of 155 mm cranks from Italian producer Miche.
Andrea has been utilizing Crankbrothers Mallet clipless pedals for years.
Tire combo: the Miche rims are paired with Schwalbe Magic Mary tires within the Tremendous Downhill casing and ADDIX Extremely Mushy rubber compound. You will discover extra details about the Schwalbe vary in our large tire comparability check. In Verbier, Andrea arrange his tires with 1.1 bar (16 psi) on the entrance and 1.35 bar (20 psi) on the rear.

When the paths are notably tough, Andrea additionally makes use of Technomousse tire inserts. Furthermore, on lengthy levels with loads of altitude achieve, he depends on a typical 750 Wh battery, whereas he switches to the smaller and lighter 625 Wh variant for shorter levels to save lots of weight.

A slim companion for all events

On the E-Tour du Mont Blanc, many racers had been utilizing a small backpack.
Fairly empty, really! Andrea solely carried two tire levers, a tubeless restore equipment, two zip-ties and a few electrical tape in his USWE backpack. The remainder of the instruments had been in his team-mate’s bag. On a wet day, Andrea would additionally carry a rain jacket.
Andrea secures a spare interior tube on to the body utilizing a standard software strap.
A spare chain fast hyperlink is hooked up to the brake line with electrical tape.
We cross our fingers for Andrea Garibbo and need him a succeesful 2024 season! You possibly can observe the Italian champion on his garibboandrea Instagram account.

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