Ribble reshapes Ultra Tri triathlon bike for disc brakes

Ribble Ultra Tri Disc
(Image credit: Ribble)

Ribble has today unveiled a series of updates to its dedicated time trial bike, the Ultra Tri. The slick triathlon frame, with its array of clever storage and hydration solutions, is now available with disc brakes, promising more secure deceleration in wet conditions.

Ribble's engineers, designers and aerodynamicist have worked to ensure that none of the Ultra Tri’s aerodynamic attributes were lost in its transition from rim to disc brakes.

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Lance Branquinho is a Namibian born media professional, with 15-years of experience in technology and engineering journalism covering anything with wheels. Being from Namibia, he knows a good gravel road when he sees one, and he has raced some of Africa’s best-known mountain bike stage races, such as Wines2Wales and Berg&Bush.