Caleb Ewan’s Ridley Noah Fast Disc 2020 Bike Size

The trend among the World Tour peloton is most teams will race the full season on disc brake bikes, leaving the good old rim brakes.

Caleb Ewan is racing on disc brakes type Ridley Noah Fast size XS (51cm) for the 2020 season. It is the same size as last year except for the fork rake.

The talented Australian sprinter I’d 165cm tall and has the less drag when sprinting against current world tour sprinters thank to his small size but also sprinting position.

The disc brake version is approximately 500gr heavier than the rim brake version due to the extra weight of the disc rotors and brake calipers.

The frame features Ridley’s “F-Tubing” which are teardrop shaped main tubes to optimize aerodynamics.

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Roglic Bianchi Oltre XR4 2019

Primoz Roglic is having a fantastic racing season 2019 among his Team Jumbo-Visma and on his Bianchi bike.

Each rider of the team has a total of four Bianchi bikes among which is the Oltre XR4 available in Disc brakes and rim brakes version.

The team seems to prefer the rim brakes for most races, the disc version being used on rainy days.

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Egan Bernal’s Pinarello F12 Sizing

Egan Bernal name has hit general public awareness on Tour de France 2019. The Colombian climber is also an excellent downhiller.

Egan is 174cm tall and is racing the Tour de France 2019 on a Pinarello Dogma F12 size 530mm (C-C).

The Italian bike company has put a lot of work on making this frame the most Aerodynamic as possible claiming a 5% Aero gain over previous model. All cables are internally routed.

The Ineos team use the rim brake version instead of the disc brake as the wheel changing time during race is still of the advantage of the rim brake wheels. Read more