In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Jacopo Mosca wins the Tour of Hainan, Joe Cooper claims final stage; Van der Poel and Cant win European CX titles; Mark Cavendish wins the Saitama Criterium; Ben Hill suffers fractured vertebrae in Tour of Hainan crash; Rider kicked off Tour of Hainan for fighting with rival team; Trek expands its Domane range with new gravel-specific builds; Jonathan Vaughters calls for franchise structure for pro cycling; Dutch cyclist forced to retire at 22 due to heart problem; Jersey revealed for Contador/Basso Continental team; Aqua Blue Sport reveals 3T Strada 1x setup for 2018; Danny MacAskill testing Santa Cruz wheels.
Drama in Hainan, European CX champs, Domane gravel builds: Daily News Digest
As reported on CyclingTips in early October, Aqua Blue sport will be riding 3T bikes in 2018, notably the single-chainring Strada.
The team has now revealed the bike for the first time, showing off a striking blue and gold design:
— Aqua Blue Sport (@AquaBlueSport) November 3, 2017
The bike will be built up with SRAM’s Force 1 single-chainring groupset, a significant departure from the double-chainring setup that has dominated road bikes for decades.
Click through to read more about the 3T Strada and its implications for road racing at CyclingTips.