Jens Voigt already enjoying life on civvy street

Jens Voigt embraces the life of a normal human being and logs it all on Twitter.

Jens Voigt at Grenchen Photo: Maxime Schmid
(Image credit: MAXIME SCHMID)

It may have only been 15 days since Jens Voigt retired after setting a new World Hour Record, but the 43-year-old German has taken no time settling into his new post-peloton life.

After 17 years as a professional cyclist, spending most of his life following a strict diet, training regime and travelling  the world, Voigt has fully embraced the joys that not being a professional athlete brings. And he’s been documenting it all on his popular Twitter page.

The day after the hour record and Voigt is out walking his dog Linda.

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On his way to the cycle show and he can drink whatever he wants without worrying about the affect it will have on his form.

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His diet is heading downhill, but who can blame him

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It's not all booze and poor diet, there's work to be done at home and no excuse to get out of it.

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A day out at the zoo

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Like every good cyclist, Voigt still has time to reminisce

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