Jacomus-rides-Gen said:Quality disk brakes absolutely rule - Hope hydros are sooooo good. I say this often but I cannot wait for manufacturers to get their fingers out and put hydraulic disks on roadbikes.
Good quality cable disks are also very good, and I would still prefer them to v-brakes.
bonj said:isn't the reason road bikes don't have disk brakes because disk brakes are heavier? do you ever find yourself needing disk brakes on a road bike? (or wishing you did have them?)
If you're just commuting, disc brakes are an unnecessary, heavier, more expensive and fiddlier alternative.