Giant Propel Disc 2018: aero road bike receives a major disc brake overhaul

The 2018 Giant Propel Disc boasts new tubing profiles, integrated aero cockpit and wheel system and disc brakes, and the brand claims it's lighter, stiffer and even faster than ever.

We first caught sight of the the the pre-production Giant Propel Disc at this year's Tour De France, under eventual Green Jersey winner and Australian sprinter Michael Matthews. Having been three years in the making and much anticipated, the 2018  Giant Propel Disc is finally launched.

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Hannah Bussey

Hannah is Cycling Weekly’s longest-serving tech writer, having started with the magazine back in 2011. She has covered all things technical for both print and digital over multiple seasons representing CW at spring Classics, and Grand Tours and all races in between.

Hannah was a successful road and track racer herself, competing in UCI races all over Europe as well as in China, Pakistan and New Zealand.

For fun, she's ridden LEJOG unaided, a lap of Majorca in a day, won a 24-hour mountain bike race and tackled famous mountain passes in the French Alps, Pyrenees, Dolomites and Himalayas. 

She lives just outside the Peak District National Park near Manchester UK with her partner, daughter and a small but beautifully formed bike collection.