At long last, Campagnolo has revealed what will be its first-ever road disc brakes — but the Italian manufacturer still isn’t giving any details about them.
With well-established disc options from Shimano, SRAM and several others, we’ve been expecting something from Campagnolo for some time. Since the UCI decreed that disc-braked machines could be used in any professional road races in 2016, we assumed it was only a matter of time before the three WorldTour teams Campagnolo equips would be able to join the party.
After two days of product presentations and test rides on a recent press trip in the mountains of Gran Canaria, our time was almost up, with no mention of the elephant in the room. Then, finally, what we’d hoped to see was unveiled, as a trio of bikes was wheeled out onto the stage.
This Sarto displays the flat-mount hydraulic setup
Aiming to represent the professional teams who already have the products in their possession, Campagnolo displayed a Lotto-Soudal Ridley Fenix SL Disc, an Astana Specialized S-Works Tarmac Disc and a Campagnolo-liveried Sarto that stood in for a Movistar Canyon.
Cautious field testing
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