'This is what he had to say recently about power meters: “We’re in this place in the sport where it’s like ‘watts, watts, watts, go up to altitude, boom, boom, boom’. But it’s like hold on, why? Tell me why. No one tells you why.”
“So many kids get burned out in this sport because you throw them into this pressure cooker of numbers that completely takes people away from the sense of actually riding a bike.”
Amen brother! Keep it coming! And he did.
“Where do you go from this wild, analytical, wattage-based sport that didn’t exist 15 years ago?” he asked. “For me it’s mindfulness, being present, actually understanding what the fuck you’re doing. You have to bring it back to a sensory experience at some point, otherwise we’re just going to be like robots.” '