Tom Boonen 'proud to be first pro to win on disc brakes'

Belgian rider makes history in his final season

Tom Boonen has become the first rider to win a professional race on disc brakes

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Tom Boonen (Quick-Step Floors) says that he is "proud" to make history as he delivered the first professional victory for disc brake bikes in Argentina's Vuelta a San Juan.

The Belgian classics star and former world champion sprinted to victory in stage two riding a Specialized Venge ViAS Disc, beating Elia Viviani (Italy), who took the overall lead.

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