Chris Froome Isn't Sold On Disc Brakes

Chris Froome isn't sold on disc brakes

Will Strickson 8 Feb 2021 In a review of his new Factor bike, Froome says he thinks 'the technology isn't quite where it needs to be yet for road cycling' Chris Froome has said he 'isn't 100% sold' on disc brakes in an honest review of his new Factor Ostro Vam bike. The Israel Start-Up Nation rider has only recently starting riding with disc brakes with his former team Ineos Grenadiers being the last bastion of rim brakes on the WorldTour ( although Fausto Pinarello suggested that they may take the leap in 2022 ). In the video, Froome takes us through the key features of the Ostro Vam before turning to the disc brakes. 'I'm not 100% sold on them yet myself,' he explains in the video, below. 'I've been using them for the last couple of months, performance-wise they're great: always stop when I need to stop, dry, ...

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