Electric pace and lengthy naps help EF's Lachlan Morton capture the lead at the GBduro

Electric pace and lengthy naps help EF's Lachlan Morton capture the lead at the GBduro

Joseph Delves 24 Jun 2019 Stage 1 goes to the Education First pro after 633 kilometres and 10,900 metres of climbing In his attempt to win the inaugural GBduro race, Education First ’s Lachlan Morton has forsaken conventional wisdom. Instead of taking it slow and steady, the pro roadie blasted through the first 633 kilometre stage, building enough of a buffer to allow himself a sizable nap. Racing continuously for the first 32 hours and climbing 10,900 metres, Morton was able to treat himself to a lengthy 14 hours off the bike before setting off on Stage 2. View this post on Instagram Mad adventures to shoot @theracingcollective #gbduro19 today... this guy is on fire! @lachlanmorton time for some sleep! A post shared by Dan Monaghan - Cadence Images (@cadence_images) on Jun 23, 2019 at 1:37pm PDT Described by its organisers as 'a 2,000km self-supported bikepacking enduro from Land's End ...

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