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Wondering if any of you road riders are running disks? I know its big in the mtb world but havent seen a whole lot of road guys running them. Why not?
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Discs on a road bike are kind of overkill for the tires. You have less than a square-inch(rough guess) of contact patch with the road. Anything stronger than the typicaly "sissy" brakes of a road bike, and you'll just lock the brakes up and slide. You're better off with more of a anti-lock brake system.
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