In five days I’ll get on my bike in Blackheath, London, and get off at the Eiffel tower (you know where). It’s been a steep, steep learning curve and a lot of very humbling hard work, but my life as a student rider is about to culminate in graduation to the next phase of my cycling career.
What did being a teacher help me figure out about how to ride an ultra endurance marathon? How are the stress management skills I learned writing my dissertation applicable to my life as an amateur cycling athlete – and vice versa?
If you’ve ever found yourself on the cusp of a big project and didn’t know how the hell to begin, click here and read on.
Wish me luck on Saturday!