Chris Froome wary of disc brakes in the peloton in 2016

The two-time Tour de France champion says it should be 'all or nothing' when it comes to riders using disc brakes in races

Chris Froome (Yuzuru SUNADA)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Team Sky's Chris Froome is concerned about safety and the use of disc brakes this 2016 season, which began on Tuesday with the Tour Down Under in Australia.

The world governing body, the UCI, in November allowed teams to use discs or calipers as they wish in the 2016 season. The rule applies to all teams, from WorldTour to continental, and all races.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.