July 23, 2021
Rouleur tech podcast: The Disc Debate
With all men's WorldTour teams bar Ineos Grenadiers now on disc brake-equipped bikes, can we finally cease arguing about stopping and which is better?
Yes, and no. Samuel Johnson, US Market Manager at Hunt, wheel suppliers to Qhubeka-Assos, joins host Dan Cavallari to explain the advantages behind discs and ability to design using wider rims, wider tyres – it’s all good. But are they heavier? And are they faster?