Lachlan Morton doing Lachlan Morton things

This guy is a legend. Riding more than the tour solo and unsupported. I would not be upset if this became a thing every year.

https://alttour.ef.com/

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I bet he beats the peloton there

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If disaster doesn’t strike almost guaranteed. Absolutely massive effort though.

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He’s just eating rice the whole time I bet.

Love this guy , another planet of fitness

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EF does a really good job on the media side, so really looking forward to Lachlan pulling this off and the documentary.

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He’s my favorite pro to follow. If he does it, I’ll watch. He’s the good kind of crazy.

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Super nice / humble guy as well. You see him and Alex Howes often riding together outside of Boulder in the off season.

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If someone shot a series where they paired up Morton & Jeremiah Bishop they could pretty much just take my checkbook.

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He does some cool stuff but I’d like to see him mixing it up in the mountains on a Tour stage.

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They really do stand out as nice, down to earth guys

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Does anyone know if he has permission to ride the stages at the same time as the peloton? Presumably they would need to overlap at some point.

Sometimes I like to use Lachlan Morton videos to guilt-trip myself when I’m not feeling the weekend long ride.

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He should be able to just pop off, watch them ride by, and then jump back in. The roads aren’t closed all day (my understanding).

I have a WWLD decal on my top tube.

What Would Lachy Do - Probably ride all the way to Texas, but you just need to go like 20 more miles and you can do this :muscle::muscle:

:sunglasses:

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Why would he be able to beat the peloton? Just less soft-peddling easy sections?

He’s not stopping. They are riding 6 hours a day, he’s riding 16ish hours per day.

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oooh ok that makes sense

Ok, I love what he does, but why is he not riding the tour?

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Lachy is good, and has done well at smaller tours, but I don’t think he fits in with what EF needs on their roster for the tour. He’s better at ultra endurance / climbing, and EF already has some strong climbers.

TBH, it’s brilliant, as he’s made a great name for himself and gets great media exposure for himself, EF, and their sponsors. I think Lachlan on a personal level loves riding bikes more than he does the WT rat race. You get the impression with some WT riders that the bike is just a vehicle to compete on, but they aren’t necessarily bike lovers.

And don’t get me wrong, Lachy is bad fast, maybe not TDF elite fast, but incredibly fast nonetheless.

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