I heard this guy on Radio 4 a few weeks back. Then he popped up on On-One:
Something behind the motivation for his changed outlook rang slightly true. Tired of 'pummelling himself into the ground' and following his training partner's back wheel, he's taken a different approach to cycling, exemplified by his book.
15 mile road rides to be taken all day on, featuring cake and beer.
I'm often torn between the pointless need/want to smash myself to pieces and a hankering to pootle and just take it easy. Yet the former pretty much always wins out.
So hey, anyone else out there feel something along similar lines..?
(Or is that getting too sharey-sharey, group huggy for STW? )