Eurobike 2016 Trends: Grand Tour Ready Disc Brake Bikes

Published on September 1st 2016


Disc brakes are on aero frames, lightweight race wheels and new groupsets at Eurobike. We had to stop and look at Greg van Avermaet's gold bike, too... Subscribe to GCN: Get exclusive GCN gear in the GCN store! Sign up to the GCN newsletter: Even though disc brakes are yet to make a return to the pro peloton, many manufacturers have made the step up and made their top of the range race gear all about discs. SRAM have created the Red eTap HRD groupset. Canyon have the Ultimate AND the Aeroad Disc, BMC have the Road Machine disc and, Reynolds have made some of their top of the range wheels disc only. In with all of that, we've got plenty of other really cool stuff from our first day at the show. Like, comment and SHARE! Watch more on GCN... Our Eurobike playlist ▶︎ First Look at SRAM Red eTap HRD ▶︎ Best of tech playlist ▶︎ Buy NEW GCN cycling kit, casual wear and accessories in the GCN Shop: Photos: © Bettiniphoto / & ©Tim De Waele /