In today’s Daily News Digest: Chris Froome will start season at Ruta del Sol; Cavendish primed for season start, is weighing up motorbike racing post-career; Beyond Belgium: A look at the internationalisation of cyclocross; Romain Bardet out of season opener with arm injury; Nairo Quintana’s calm start at Oro y Paz; Bikes of the Bunch: Conor McGregor’s FiftyOne; Cycling Australia’s new CEO; AfterShokz Trekz headphone review; Sprinters to clash in Dubai’s sands; Leprechauns storm (dance on) cyclocross worlds podium.
Chris Froome will race Ruta del Sol; cyclocross beyond Belgium: Daily News Digest
CyclingTips’ Bikes of the Bunch series has long shown some of the nicest custom bikes in the world, often accompanied by a story of how the passionate owner long-dreamed of such a ride and lost sleep over countless minor details that went into its creation. This isn’t that. Instead, tech writer Dave Rome shares a look at a bike custom built in Ireland that’s soon to become the property and training tool of current UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) lightweight champion Conor McGregor.
Yes, that Conor McGregor.
Click the link to check out McGregor’s bike.