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Homer




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PostPosted: Wed Oct 18, 2017 1:35 pm    Post subject: Disk brakes - Are they allowed? Reply with quote

As the title really. Just curious to know if disc brakes are allowed when competing in triathlon / Ironman races, or if it's down to each individual race? Contemplating a new bike.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 18, 2017 1:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

They are allowed in all non-drafting events in Tri/Du and cross events i.e. not permitted in draft-legal events.

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https://www.britishtriathlon.org/britain/documents/events/competition-rules/british-triathlon-competition-rules-2017.pdf
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 18, 2017 2:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Jorgan wrote:
They are allowed in all non-drafting events in Tri/Du and cross events i.e. not permitted in draft-legal events.

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https://www.britishtriathlon.org/britain/documents/events/competition-rules/british-triathlon-competition-rules-2017.pdf


Thank you Jorgan. Very helpful.
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