by Old Bone Machine
A chance meeting can set you on a new and fulfilling course in life, it can galvanise energies to enable one to realise a dream.
The image below shows pro rider David Millar with a young Mark Cavendish.
Yet childhood heroes will sometimes disappoint. As adults we realise and understand how we are all flawed. Some though rise above past mistakes and continue to inspire. Millar once a dope cheat is now a strong and sincere anti-doping voice within the peloton.
The image above shows Millar and Cavendish on the podium of the 2013 British Road Championships. Cavendish with an inspired ride, secured his first champions jersey, Millar a past winner came third.