Disc brakes are set to become a common sight in the peloton, with a UCI trial to continue through the 2016 season at all professional levels.
Having already been trialed at the back end of the 2015 campaign, it seems there is no halting the disc brake revolution – and, as you’d expect, bike brands have been quick to embrace discs, too.
While the first disc-equipped road bikes were largely endurance/sportive machines, there’s now a wide range of options available, from out-and-out race weapons you’ll see raced at WorldTour level next season, to bikes designed for cruising in comfort.
Whatever you’re after, there’s plenty of choice when it comes to disc road bikes for 2016, to suit all riding styles and budgets. Where should you be looking? Here’s our pick of 18 the best disc brake road bikes for 2016.