Kilometre 0 – Disc brakes
The introduction of disc brakes to bikes in the professional peloton looks set to happen but the transition has not been smooth.
With safety concerns paramount, there is some resistance from riders that the increased stopping power, particularly in the wet, is not worth the risks.
In this episode, Lionel Birnie and Caley Fretz of VeloNews speak to riders, mechanics and those in charge of testing the technology for their verdict on disc brakes.
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