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Old 04-13-2017, 09:52 PM
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It's official: Disc brake guards are happening

Just saw this on CyclingNews and thought I'd share it here...
http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/its-...are-happening/
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Old 04-13-2017, 10:21 PM
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Wow , those are ugly
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Old 04-13-2017, 10:24 PM
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It's like a plastic spoke protector disc, but even more distracting
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Old 04-14-2017, 05:55 AM
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I think they use them on the supercross motorbikes, on the front. Not sure if mandatory, though, and a lot less "bump passing" than in supercross..
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Old 04-14-2017, 06:19 AM
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I think they should add integrated blinky lights....
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Old 04-14-2017, 06:53 AM
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Just don't put disc brakes on road bikes, problem solved.
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Old 04-14-2017, 07:13 AM
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Just don't put disc brakes on road bikes, problem solved.
tee hee..the guys at the coffee shop on that beautiful sunday morning 20 miler gots ta have them..duh...
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Old 04-14-2017, 07:21 AM
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Old 04-14-2017, 08:38 AM
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imagine all of the whiny pros who will be tattling on those who do not have these protectors. Clever of Tune to jump on the idea.


I think I read the Mike Synard (sic) said that in two years all road bikes will have discs and the entire pro cycling world will be on them. Rather a bold prediction, but hey he makes the decisions on what to sell for his brand so I guess he does have some clout.
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Old 04-14-2017, 09:21 AM
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Just let me know when we get to electronic braking and that's when I'll draw the line.
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Old 04-14-2017, 09:30 AM
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Just one more thing to slow down wheel changes.
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Old 04-14-2017, 09:36 AM
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Old 04-14-2017, 12:07 PM
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Wow, that's ugly. I mean, beaten with an ugly stick ugly.



Although, it looks like it might be an effective deli meat slicer/extruder while bike's in the workstand. So there's that.
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Old 04-14-2017, 12:16 PM
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oh jeeze. If this ends up being adopted, it will be as clear as day that the bicycle manufacturers don't actually believe in discs because they are a better product, they simply believe in selling n+1, and will do whatever they can to justify that purchase.
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Old 04-14-2017, 12:22 PM
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Can I file that off?





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