Disc brakes to be allowed in all British domestic races from 2018

British Cycling say decision will allow riders to use one bike for all forms of cycling

(Image credit: Cycling Studio)

Riders will be allowed to used disc brakes at all levels of domestic racing in Britain from the start of the 2018 season.

The new ruling from British Cycling will see riders able to use disc brakes in all road races and circuit races from January 1, with the UK following in the footsteps of the USA, Canada, and Australia, where disc brakes are already permitted.

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