39 episodes

Welcome to the Tacx Turbo Talks! In this series of short but powerful podcasts we connect you to our WorldTour partner teams during the cycling season. You get a nice and unique ‘view’ behind the scenes during the big races and Grand Tours. There will be a new podcast every week with different topics like race tactics, insight information, how to climb, sprint, and warm-up, how to win or defend a Grand Tour jersey and much more. Have fun listening!

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Welcome to the Tacx Turbo Talks! In this series of short but powerful podcasts we connect you to our WorldTour partner teams during the cycling season. You get a nice and unique ‘view’ behind the scenes during the big races and Grand Tours. There will be a new podcast every week with different topics like race tactics, insight information, how to climb, sprint, and warm-up, how to win or defend a Grand Tour jersey and much more. Have fun listening!

    Ella Harris on the virtual Tour de France and the 2020 season (Ep. 38)

    Ella Harris on the virtual Tour de France and the 2020 season (Ep. 38)

    Ella Harris of CANYON//SRAM Racing joins the Turbo Talks podcast. She talks about racing at 1am in the morning (1:23), dreaming of reaching the highest level in cycling (2:20), turning pro as a Zwift Academy winner (7:31), a strong but strange start of the 2020 season (9:58), racing the virtual Tour de France (13:44), returning to Europe (19:53), and her development as a rider (21:55).

    • 29 min
    Aike Visbeek on developing young riders, indoor training, and the SEG Performance Challenge (Ep. 37)

    Aike Visbeek on developing young riders, indoor training, and the SEG Performance Challenge (Ep. 37)

    Aike Visbeek, Academy Director of SEG Racing Academy, is our guest on this episode of the Turbo Talks. He talks about helping talented riders become professional cyclists through the academy (1:27), how he started coaching and the satisfaction it brings (4:09), the importance of young riders' willingness to develop at SEG (8:36), their shift to SEG eRacing Academy during the pandemic (13:05), and why riding indoors is here to stay (16:13). He then outlines the SEG Performance Challenge that SEG and Tacx run together which gives young riders a chance to be discovered and invited to a SEG training camp (21:10).

    For more information about the SEG Performance Challenge visit http://tacx.com/segchallenge

    • 33 min
    Adam Hansen on The Last Dance, 3D printing, and gains on and off the bike (Ep. 36)

    Adam Hansen on The Last Dance, 3D printing, and gains on and off the bike (Ep. 36)

    Adam Hansen of Lotto Soudal is the latest guest on the Turbo Talks. He shares how life in lockdown was quite enjoyable for him (1:33), his love for Michael Jordan's 'The Last Dance' documentary (5:38), his testing and training approach during lockdown (13:01), 3D printing activities (23:40), where future gains are to be made in cycling (30:41), and he looks ahead to the shortened 2020 race season (49:34).

    • 56 min
    Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio talks all things Zwift (Ep. 35)

    Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio talks all things Zwift (Ep. 35)

    Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio of CCC-Liv joins the Turbo Talks podcast for a Zwift special. She talks about how the lockdown made her embrace indoor training on Zwift (1:43), how she adapted to training on the Tacx (6:57), the opportunities Zwift provides for teams, riders, and women's cycling (11:07), what Zwift actually is and how it can satisfy every cyclist's needs (18:35), and how indoor training lead to a new QOM after lockdown (23:07). She then shares more Zwift Tour for All insights, and tips & tricks (28:49), before telling how she plans to implement indoor training in her program and whether we may see it affect race results in the future (34:44).

    • 42 min
    Peter Schep on his role at EF Pro Cycling, coaching during Covid-19, and his free training plan

    Peter Schep on his role at EF Pro Cycling, coaching during Covid-19, and his free training plan

    Peter Schep, Head of Performance of EF Pro Cycling, shares his wisdom on this episode of the Tacx Turbo Talks. He talks about his first steps in coaching (2:39), his role at EF Pro Cycling (5:25), coaching riders during the Coronavirus (12:32), his advice and 3-week training plan for amateur cyclists (25:04), and he tackles a common misconception about training in the fan question of the week (36:10).

    • 42 min
    Gino Mäder on the Digital Swiss 5, role models, career ambitions, and more (Ep. 33)

    Gino Mäder on the Digital Swiss 5, role models, career ambitions, and more (Ep. 33)

    Gino Mäder of NTT Pro Cycling joins the Tacx Turbo Talks podcast. He talks about riding The Digital Swiss 5 from home (0:59), learning from his teammates at NTT Pro Cycling and other role models (9:42), adapting to the World Tour and wanting to prove himself in 2020 (16:22). He then answers a colleague's Tacx Turbo Talks fan question of the week (22:49), before opening up on the meaning of bicycles in the life of himself and others (24:56).

    • 32 min

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