Rim Brakes Vs Disc Brakes: Which Really Are Better?
Published on June 5th 2022
Rim brakes versus disc brakes. It’s the eternal debate that rages in the comments of every GCN Tech video! So we've decided it’s now time to do some science and work out which actually are best. Ollie tests two Pinarello superbikes in a series of challenges to see which brakes are faster and more effective. Cue angry comments in 3, 2, 1…!! 0:00 Intro 1:28 Emergency Stop Test 3:36 Descending Test 6:44 Wet Weather Test 8:30 Summary Useful Links: Adventure Documentaries, Exclusive Shows & Live Racing on GCN+: https://gcn.eu/plus Download the GCN App for free: https://gcn.eu/app Visit the GCN Shop: https://gcn.eu/NewGCNKit Join us at the Global Bike Festival: https://gcn.eu/global-bike-festival Join the GCN Club: https://www.gcnclub.com/ What do you make of the results? Do you even care? Are you team rim or team disc? Let us know in the comments below! 💬 If you liked this video, be sure to give it a thumbs up 👍 and share it with your friends! Watch more on GCN Tech... 📹 The Rim Brake Bikes You Can Still Buy In 2022! 👉 https://youtu.be/cmh-TW4iBDs 📹 Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist 👉 https://gcntech.co/EditorsChoice 📹 Watch the latest GCN Tech Show 👉 https://gcntech.co/GCNTechShow 🎵 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound 🎵 Cut the Mustard - Tigerblood Jewel Cx2 Brainwash - Dissidence Headphones (Instrumental Version) - Ooyy Hiccups (Instrumental Version) - Ooyy I Used to Be Free (Ooyy Remix) (Instrumental Version) - Ooyy Il Sole Splende - Sum Wave Inure - Heyson Probiotic. - Timothy Infinite Querido - Bonsaye Spiked Cider - Dylan Sitts Tiger Beat - Tigerblood Jewel True Form - Raccy #gcntech #gcn #cycling #roadbike #bike #roadcycling #biketech #science 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. Thanks to our sponsors: Castelli Clothing: https://gcn.eu/Castelli Giro Helmets: https://gcn.eu/Giro Pinarello Bikes: https://gcn.eu/Pinarello Zipp Wheels: https://gcn.eu/Zipp Topeak Tools: http://gcn.eu/Topeak Canyon Bikes: http://gcn.eu/-Canyon Pirelli Tyres: https://gcn.eu/Pirelli Orbea Bikes: http://gcn.eu/Orbea Vision Wheels: http://gcn.eu/Vision Wahoo Fitness: http://gcn.eu/Wahoo-Fitness Park Tool: http://gcn.eu/-parktool Elite Bottles: https://gcn.eu/EliteBottles Whoop Fitness: https://gcn.eu/Whoop Komoot: https://gcn.eu/komoot Selle Italia: https://gcn.eu/SelleItalia SIS: https://gcn.eu/ScienceInSport Zwift: https://gcn.eu/Zwift Shimano Wheels: https://gcn.eu/Shimano Shadow Stand: https://gcn.eu/ShadowStand DMT Shoes: https://gcn.eu/DMT Muc-Off: https://gcn.eu/MucOff Watch our sister channels: Global Cycling Network - https://www.youtube.com/gcn GCN Racing - https://www.youtube.com/gcnracing Global Triathlon Network - https://www.youtube.com/gtn GCN Italia - https://www.youtube.com/gcnitalia GCN en Espanol - https://www.youtube.com/gcnenespanol GCN auf Deutsch - https://www.youtube.com/gcnaufdeutsch GCN en Francais - https://www.youtube.com/gcnenfrancais GCN Japan - https://www.youtube.com/gcnjapan GCN Training - https://www.youtube.com/gcntraining Global Mountain Bike Network - https://youtube.com/gmbn GMBN Tech - https://www.youtube.com/gmbntech Electric Mountain Bike Network - https://www.youtube.com/emb