Dr. Hutch: Quitting cycling is more hassle than it’s worth

After mulling over the consequences, Bernard finally decides that quitting cycling is more hassle than it’s worth

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One of the joys of cycling is the intimate relationship it gives you with the seasons.

Others may be stuck indoors, hermetically sealed off from the vicissitudes of nature. We are out there, in the world. We can see the hedgerows growing; can tell you what crop is in what field.

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Michael Hutchinson is a writer, journalist and former professional cyclist. As a rider he won multiple national titles in both Britain and Ireland and competed at the World Championships and the Commonwealth Games. He was a three-time Brompton folding-bike World Champion, and once hit 73 mph riding down a hill in Wales. His Dr Hutch columns appears in every issue of Cycling Weekly magazine