'I’ve been competing for air time on the family WhatsApp': Katie Archibald column

'What’s a win at the Poland GP when your brother is on the podium at the World Champs?'

Katie Archibald

I’m writing in the foyer of a hotel in Poland, listening to classical music. I don’t have a particular taste for classical but I can’t convince my brain not to focus on others’ conversations when I’m in a public space, so I play something instrumental in my headphones to counteract it. The less enchanting, the better, lest I become interested in the music. I have this column because I can ride a bike fast, not for my cultural takes, and I think that’s something you should have figured out by yourself before now.

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