2023 Ironman World Championship Nice Bike: Magnus Ditlev’s Scott Plasma 6

Twenty-five year-old Dane Magnus Ditlev heads into this weekend’s Ironman World Championships in Nice as the highest-ranked athlete on the PTO list at number two—only behind Norway’s Kristian Blummenfelt, who won’t be racing. Ditlev has had a steep trajectory after a breakthrough 2022, where he won Challenge Roth and Ironman Cozumel and finished in the top ten in Kona (only after a penalty on the bike). This year he’s been even more on fire with a world-best 7:24:40 en route to a repeat victory at Challenge Roth and a third-place finish at the PTO European Open. Though he DNF’d at the PTO U.S. Open in August, one thing is always for certain: Ditlev will have one of the fastest—if not the fastest—bike splits on the day.

Below we look at the Dane’s super-clean, unique setup as he prepares for another fast ride in Nice.

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