Disc brakes make their time trial debut at Tirreno-Adriatico team time trial

Cannondale SuperSlice used by the Cannondale-Drapac team in Italy.

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The new Cannondale SuperSlice at Tirreno-Adriatico

(Image credit: Twitter/RideArgyle)

Cannondale-Drapac became the first team to use a disc brake bike in a time trial as the debuted the new Cannondale SuperSlice at Wednesday's Tirreno-Adriatico team time trial.

The SuperSlice is a new model from the American brand, but has many similarities with its existing Slice time trial bike such as the cut-out seat tube and upright seatpost.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.