Bold action needed from UCI over disc brakes, says Astana boss

Giuseppe Martinelli calls on the UCI to provide leadership over disc brake debate

The UCI needs to act strongly over recent disc brake controversies and their use, says Astana team manager Giuseppe Martinelli.

His comment comes a day after Marcel Kittel (Quick Step Floors), who was riding a disc-equipped bike, crashed with Owain Doull (Sky). Doull said that Kittel's rotor cut through his left shoe and foot, and after the peloton's reaction, Kittel decided to switch back to caliper brakes today.

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