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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!

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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Netherlands

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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!

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@tacx

Language:

English


Episodes

Tiffany Cromwell on the Women's Tour, women's cycling and her infamous banana bread (06)

6/14/2019
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Canyon//SRAM Racing's Tiffany Cromwell joins the Tacx Turbo Talks straight after stage 4 of the OVO Energy Women's Tour. She discusses the race and its popularity with fans and riders (0:45), the development of women's cycling (4:02), getting more women on the bike through the Women's 100 (6:11), her role in the upcoming Giro Rosa and La Course (8:54), and Tokyo 2020 plus her love for Japan (11:17). She then answers the food related Tacx Turbo Talks fan question of the week (13:05), before...

Duration:00:17:46

Tejay van Garderen on Colombia, Criterium du Dauphine and the Tour de France (Ep. 05)

6/6/2019
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EF Education First's Tejay van Garderen joins the Tacx Turbo Talks for its fifth episode. Tejay raves about his recent visit to Colombia (0:47), before zooming in on the Dauphine (4:28), explaining why it fits his Tour de France preparation (6:16), how he feels coming in to the race and what opportunities lie ahead (8:57). Tejay then explains EF Education First's emphasis on (team) time trials this year (11:48), how Rigoberto Uran is the number one option for the Tour (14:02), and whether he...

Duration:00:22:17

Jay McCarthy on his and BORA-hansgrohe's Giro d'Italia 2019 (Ep. 04)

5/28/2019
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Jay McCarthy from BORA - hansgrohe joins the Tacx Turbo Talks podcast on the last rest day of the 2019 Giro d'Italia. Jay talks about the great Giro for his team so far (1:03), his rest day program (2:47), the team backing sprinter Pascal Ackermann (5:26), his role helping out on both sprint and mountain stages (7:01), being prepared for a frantic uphill start of a wet stage (8:43), the ambitions for the final week of the Giro (10:13), long term personal goals (13:14), and he answers the...

Duration:00:16:10

Bob Jungels on the Giro d'Italia 2019 (Ep. 03)

5/21/2019
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Bob Jungels joins the Tacx Turbo Talks on the first rest day of the 2019 Giro d’Italia. He talks about the long and tough start of the Giro (1:12), on finding his rhythm and climbing legs after a break from racing since Tour of Flanders (2:50), on preparing for the Giro after his cobbled classics campaign (4:59), the team's spirit after the first week of the Giro and his ambitions (7:42), the current GC standings and gaps between the contenders (10:25), and Bob answers the Tacx Turbo Talks...

Duration:00:18:01

Caleb Ewan on sprinting in the Giro d'Italia (Ep. 02)

5/15/2019
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Caleb Ewan joins the Tacx Turbo Talks from the Giro d’Italia to talk about all things sprinting. He talks about coming close to the win on stage 2 and 4 (0:50), his new sprint train and working on the lead-out train (4:02), on becoming stronger and more versatile as a rider (5:40), on having the pressure of being the main guy in a grand tour (10:04), on the upcoming days and sprint opportunities in the Giro (11:30), looking ahead to the Tour de France (14:00), and he answers the Tacx Turbo...

Duration:00:19:12

Ben O'Connor on Giro d'Italia 2019 (Ep. 01)

5/11/2019
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On the first episode of the Tacx Turbo Talks, Ben O'Connor talks about the upcoming Giro d'Italia 2019. Ben talks about his second appearance in a Grand Tour after crashing out last year's Giro (1:40), his lead up to the race (3:05), the secret to his mindset (4:55), the opportunities and his ambitions in this year's Giro (7:50), the opening time trial and his routine (12:16), the strength of his teammates (15:30), and he mentions a dark horse for everyone's Giro fantasy team (18:05).

Duration:00:20:06