I lost the joy in cycling - here's why I broke up with my coach

For my sake, and my dogs', I decided to call time on coached training

Cycling writer Adam Jones stood in a conservatory door with cycling clothing on
(Image credit: Adam Jones)

This article is part of a series called ‘A love letter to…’, where Cycling Weekly writers pour praise on their favourite cycling items and share the personal connection they have with them. In this case, it is a break-up letter, addressed to the author's coach. 

I think we both knew what was coming. I know people say "if it ain’t on Strava, it didn’t happen", but you - seeing the reality of my Training Peaks account - knew full well that it really, really wasn’t happening. The increasingly missed training sessions were the beginning of the end. 

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