About

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Hey, I’m Mitch Docker. I’m an Aussie cyclist riding for EF Education First Pro Team, heading into my 12th season pro.

A bit about the podcast..

Life in the Peloton started as a way to share my life, living as a professional bike rider overseas, with my family and friends. It soon became a show for anyone who is interested in learning about the sport of cycling and how professional athletes live.

As a keen conversationalist, I was always interested in talking with guys in the peloton about their story. From how they got into cycling, to how they manage racing and family life to what they do on their rest days. I found a lot of cycling fans were interested in this too.

Back in 2016, I decided to start recording these conversations so they could be shared and enjoyed as much as I enjoyed them.

I’ve tried to keep cycling as the commonality between all guests on the podcast, and as seasons go on, I’ve found there is much overlap between the topics of sport and life in general. I think this is what makes each guest’s story all the more interesting, speaking about cycling and letting the conversation drift to whatever topic it may lead to.

I hope everyone listening enjoys the stories told and gains an insight into our world of cycling.

If there is something you would like explored or asked, or even have a question to ask from a previous podcast, shoot me through a message, I’d love to hear from you.

Cheers, Mitch

email: contact@lifeinthepeloton.com

Twitter: @lifeinthepelo

Instagram: lifeinthepeloton

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8 thoughts on “About

  1. MD, love the poddie. Listened to all of them today bringing the family to and from the ski hill here in the States. Big OGE fan. Please make more, you’ve got a good tempo. Good luck this season. Tell Whitey to let you ride! Justin

  2. Any chance you can video the podcasts in the future and put them up on Youtube? I find podcasts good to watch because you see people’s facial expressions, which makes you feel a bit more like you’re part of the conversation.

    Thanks very much.

  3. Hi Mitch,
    We want more episodes! On TV I can see the battles between the race winners which is interesting but I find it fascinating when you give us the insite of what happens in the pack. You started something good, you have to continue. I would mention some of my favourite episodes, but they have all been great.
    I really apreciate what you have already done, but now that you have started, you can’t leave us hanging. You got to put out more. 🙂
    Take it easy!

  4. Recently found the pody and lovin’ it! I’ve found the stories really interesting and learnt heaps from them, thanks. I was wondering if you might be able to do a pody on food in the peloton – what you guys eat on race days and on training days. Also, a pody on languages in the peloton would be cool too.

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