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Mitch Docker – Retirement and Life Outside the Peloton

“I have three kids now and I want them to grow up in Australia, around their grandparents – and I want to have a cold beer with my dad now and again.”

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I owe this interview to my dog, Seoras.

On the weekends I take him for big walks and have started listening to podcasts as we enjoy the Fife Coastal Path and the mighty River Forth.

My favourite listen is, ‘Life in the Peloton’ hosted by the man with the mullet, ‘tache and natty choice in head wear – Mitch Docker.

I go way back with Mitch, to June 2010 when I interviewed him after his stage win in the UCI 2.1 Delta Zeeland Tour in the Netherlands.

He was a Skil Shimano man back then but moved on to GreenEDGE in 2012; with his final team being EF who he was with from 2018 until he closed out his career at the end of last year, in Paris-Roubaix.

I thought I should catch up with Mitch and