Cyclo-cross and disc brakes: a test ride in Gavere

Superprestige Gavere 2013

In late November two keen 'cross racers from the CW art desk, Simon Scarsbrook and Matt Levett were invited by one of Belgium's top bike manufacturers, Ridley Bikes, to preview and test ride their 2014 range of disc-brake equipped race bikes at the Gavere cyclo-cross course, Belgium.

Calling this a test ride would be an understatement.

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