Vitus Pro Cycling show off their 2019 team bike

Disc brakes and Prime carbon clinchers for the UK-based UCI Continental team

The new Vitus team bike (Andy Jones)

The Vitus ZX-1 is, as you’d expect Vitus’s top of the range machine and was launched in 2018. Vitus says that it’s aero inspired, with race winning geometry but also the comfort for all day riding.

It’s also disc brake only. According to Vitus Road Product Manager, Jodie Shann: “We are fully behind the performance benefits disc brakes bring to road cycling, so much so that when we introduced our flagship ZX-1 race bike in 2018 we released this as a disc only platform.

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Paul Norman

Paul started writing for Cycling Weekly in 2015, covering cycling tech, new bikes and product testing. Since then, he’s reviewed hundreds of bikes and thousands of other pieces of cycling equipment for the magazine and the Cycling Weekly website.

He’s been cycling for a lot longer than that though and his travels by bike have taken him all around Europe and to California. He’s been riding gravel since before gravel bikes existed too, riding a cyclocross bike through the Chilterns and along the South Downs.