Every now and then., you find out that a celebrity has an unexpected passion for cycling - and the latest to come to our attention is Public Enemy rapper turned reality TV star, Flavor Flav.
yesterday, the 59-year-old - borrn William Jonathan Drayton Jr. - posted pictures of his bike to Twitter.
— FLAVOR FLAV (@FlavorFlav) March 19, 2018
That prompted one follower to ask for a video of him riding it, and he duly obliged.
— FLAVOR FLAV (@FlavorFlav) March 20, 2018
Simon has been news editor at road.cc since 2009, reporting on 10 editions and counting of pro cycling’s biggest races such as the Tour de France, stories on issues including infrastructure and campaigning, and interviewing some of the biggest names in cycling. A law and languages graduate, published translator and former retail analyst, his background has proved invaluable in reporting on issues as diverse as cycling-related court cases, anti-doping investigations, and the bike industry. He splits his time between London and Cambridge, and loves taking his miniature schnauzer Elodie on adventures in the basket of her Elephant Bike.