How Do Disc Brakes Work? | What Makes Your Bike Stop

Published on May 30th 2020

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Disc brakes. Over the last few years, they've taken the road cycling world by storm; dividing opinions, radically changing bike design, but most importantly: slowing us down. Conor, with his typically Irish internet connection, sat down with some engineers to discuss just how disc brakes work and whether or not you need them on your road bike. Check out the GCN App: https://gcn.eu/app Subscribe: http://gcntech.co/subscribetogcntech The GCN Shop: https://gcntech.co/sR #Cycling #GCN #GCNTech #RoadBike What do you think? Are you riding disc brakes already? Would you buy a disc brake road bike? Let us know in the comments below 👇 If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link - https://gcntech.co/sQ Watch more on GCN Tech... 📹 NEW Cannondale Topstone Carbon Lefty: https://gcntech.co/sM Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: Believe Me When I Say It - Matt Large Beauti Ful - Smartface Chameleon Sunday - Arc De Soleil Photos: © Velo Collection (TDW) / Getty Images & © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/ Brought to you by the world’s biggest cycling channel, the Global Cycling Network (GCN), GCN Tech is the only channel you need for all things bike tech – past, present and future. Simply put, we’re obsessed with tech: we seek out and showcase the best in bikes, components, tech, accessories, upgrades and more from races and events, tech shows and product launches across the globe to bring you the best in road bike technology. We’ve also got great maintenance videos to help you get the most from your bike; pro-bike tours from all the biggest races; special features and the weekly GCN Tech Show. We also take a deeper look into the future of cycling, apps, smart tech and virtual riding. Join us on the channel and the GCN App to submit your content, vote on the latest tech and keep abreast of exciting new trends. GCN Japan: https://gcn.eu/subscribe-gcn-japan GCN Italia: https://gcn.eu/GCN-Italia Suscribirse a GCN en Español: http://gcn.eu/Suscribirse Facebook - http://gcntech.co/gcntechfb Instagram - http://gcntech.co/gcntechinsta Twitter - http://gcntech.co/gcntechtwee