Chris Froome’s latest disc brake troubles: have we got the solution?

More than a year on, Froome’s still yet to find a disc brake setup he's happy with

Chris Froome disc brakes
(Image credit: Getty Images / Dario Belingheri)

If you’ve ridden disc brakes in the wet, you’ll be familiar with the irritating ‘gr-tsing, gr-tsing’ sound of grit rubbing between the rotors and the pads.

The racket and its repetition is only half of what makes the noise so painful – in the back of your mind worries start to percolate of just how quickly those parts are now wearing down and how many watts it’s likely to be draining. 

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