History made at the Tour de France -- German sprinter Marcel Kittel wins stage on bike with disc brakes

Disc brakes Tour de France history made stage win KittelChris Graythen/Getty ImagesGermany’s Marcel Kittel won stage two of the Tour de France on a bike with disc brakes.

LIEGE, BELGIUM — History was made at the Tour de France on Sunday when Germany’s Marcel Kittel won stage two on a bike with disc brakes.

It’s the first time a rider has ever done that in the world’s most prestigious bike race.

Here’s a picture of Kittel kissing his bike after the stage:

VeloNews tech editor Dan Cavallari tweeted a photo of Kittel’s bike that he had taken before the stage:

Business Insider profiled Kittel last year. Read that here.

Check back for updates.

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