Disc v rim brakes - the aerodynamic battle (video)

Specialized test the aerodynamic qualities of both disc and rim brakes to see which perform best in the wind tunnel

Rim brakes or disc brakes. It’s the age-old question that divides opinion in the cycling world. Most bike manufacturers would test the relative braking capacities of the two systems, but not Specialized.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.