Just a few short months ago, the cycling world was abuzz waiting to see who would come on board as the sponsor replacement of juggernaut Team SKY. With its new sponsor, INEOS, we were greeted with the same team, but the riders were draped in red and black livery instead of the blue and black we were so accustomed to, and a brand new machine between their legs, a Pinarello Dogma F12. Never one to take equipment choices lightly, Dave Brailsford and company were happy to continue with Pinarello and if you're looking to pull the trigger and build up the latest, most advanced Dogma to ever come out of Treviso and value powerful disc brakes, this Dogma F12 Disk Road Frameset is the one you'll want. Those who follow road cycling closely know that Team INEOS is fanatical about selecting products that achieve marginal gains and help its riders perform best during competition. You might have also noticed that, up until this point, most of its riders have chosen rim brakes over disc. Keep in mind that these riders get paid to race for a living and Froome, Bernal, Thomas, et al make it their jobs to maintain single-digit fat percentages and light it up on the climbs, so every gram saved, and fast wheel changes during the heat of battle, matter. That being said, we have seen some of its team riders embracing discs and with only a 20-gram weight penalty between it and the rim version and a night and day difference in power, modulation, and control, along with an aero benefit, we'll gladly choose the disc version every time. We truly believe in 2 to 3 years' time, the disc versus rim debate will be a moot point and the entire peloton will be scrubbing speed on dedicated rotors. Pinarello wasn't always on board with discs, however, and many of its previous versions were simply repurposed rim brake models that had previsions for calipers added to the frame and fork, not optimal if you want to maximize weight savings, responsiveness, and ride comfort. With the F12 Disk, it's des...
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