WFSGI on Recent Accidents In Pro Racing Allegedly Linked to Disc Brakes

OSTERMUNDIGEN, Switzerland - In the past 10 months the World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI), representing the bicycle industry, has been withholding public statements to the various comments on disc brakes by riders. Seeing the current accusations, after the road race accident with the involvement of Owain Doull and Marcel Kittel at stage 1 of Abu Dhabi Tour, the Federation has released the following clarifying statement.
WFSGI investigated Paris-Roubaix 2016 accident as well as the one with Owain Doull at Abu Dhabi 2017.