Disc brakes, 1x and Irn Bru: Cyclist chats to Chris King

Joe Robinson 20 Apr 2018 Cyclist sat down with the master of components to talk about what's new in road cycling and whether it's here to stay In a quiet sun-kissed corner of Bloomsbury, London, Cyclist sat down for a chat with one of the industy's most coveted names, Chris King. The Portland-based component king is in the UK for the annual Bespoked bike show in Bristol this weekend, where a collection of the world's best hand-built cycling products from independent manufacturers will be on display. What was initially set to be a five-minute chat turned into 45 minutes, as King gave his take on some of road cycling's hottest topics, including disc brakes and 1x, while also learning what Irn Bru is. Cyclist: So you are in the UK for the Bespoked Show this weekend. Are you excited to see anything in particular? Chris King: Honestly, I have been ...

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