Lachlan Morton is a WorldTour professional but has become one of the best-known off-road riders thanks to his spearheading of EF Pro Cycling’s ‘Alternative’ race programme, which has seen him race Dirty Kanza, GB Duro, and the Three Peaks.
Last year, Procycling spoke to Morton for the ‘Experience’ section of the magazine, and the Australian recounted how he lost his way in the sport before rediscovering and reinventing his passion for cycling. After hitting “rock bottom”, Morton saw there was more to cycling than winning, and has since carved out a niche combining high-performance with pure adventure.
This article first appeared in Procycling magazine issue 253, March 2019
I look back to 2013 when I joined the WorldTour, and as a person I was very imbalanced. I was young, I had one thing that I thought mattered in my life – bike racing – and when I subsequently realised