Riders react to UCI's disc brake suspension

Many of the riders who took to Twitter supported the UCI's decision to suspend disc brake testing, with others calling for discs to be better shielded

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Love them or hate them, disc brakes will not be seen in the professional peloton for the foreseeable future after the UCI suspended the testing of the devices.

The suspension comes amid safety fears after Movistar rider Fran Ventoso claimed his gruesome injuries suffered at Paris-Roubaix were the result of his leg touching a moving disc.

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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.