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Welcome to the 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!
 
Dan Jones returns to host a brand new podcast brought to you by GreenEdge Cycling. While the world is on lockdown, Jonesy will be chatting to various Mitchelton-SCOTT riders from both the men's and women's teams to find out how they're dealing with life indoors, what they miss most about racing and a lot more. Listeners will also have a chance to put their questions to the riders in the Shimano 'Ask Anything' segment of the show.
 
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This week on Talking Luft I’ve got Kiwi Mitchelton-Scott rider, Sam Bewley. Sam’s a good mate of mine from our Greenedge days and is great for a laugh. We had fun chatting LUFT, training sessions, favourite races and of course coffee and beer. Plus Sam tells a hilarious Grand tour story for my new question ‘War stories from out on the road’. I hope…
 
I had him on the pod last week, my Sports Director on EF Education First and ex-pro, who raced for 15 years in the No Helmet/LUFT era, Juanma Garate. This week we’re Talking Luft. It’s our laid back chat, talking caps, racing no helmets until the sprint and Juanma gives me some tips on cooking up his favourite Basque dishes. If you haven’t had a li…
 
Simon Clarke of EF Pro Cycling joins the Turbo Talks to preview the 2020 UCI Road World Championships in Imola, Italy. He talks about recovering from a big crash in Tirreno-Adriatico (0:57), World Championships tips from Cadel Evans (4:54), his thoughts on the course and the impact of weather conditions (7:17), the strength of the Australian team a…
 
Richie Porte joins the show to talk about his 3rd overall at the TDF and coping with missing the birth of his Daughter. Is 1969 the greatest year of all time? George takes us through the disappointment of getting so close to winning the TDF and his post tour blues while Bewls gives an hilarious insight into the moon landing.…
 
This bonus episode of the Turbo Talks is the audio version of the Never Stop Cycling | Virtual Recon with Sam Bewley of Mitchelton-SCOTT. Sam rides up La Planche des Belles Filles on his Tacx indoor trainer while sharing his insights about the finishing climb of the individual time trial of stage 20 of the Tour de France.You can watch the virtual r…
 
Allan Davis, or Alby as he’s known, is an Australian sprinter who raced in the era of LUFT, riding for the most iconic teams of the time such as Mapei, ONCE-Eroski and Quickstep. And I’m officially jealous of his kit collection. I sat down with Alby, and we chat about cap style back in those days, when caps were a legitimate option to race in. We t…
 
Lachy Morton, you’re sure to have heard his name. He’s a teammate of mine on EF Education First and is the alternate racing king. I’ve had him on the podcast in the past, and I’ve finally got him back on talking some LUFT. We dive straight into cap style, which, of course, includes some gravel riding cap chat. I hear about his favourite training se…
 
Dylan van Baarle of INEOS Grenadiers joins the Turbo Talks ahead of the 2020 Tour de France. He talks about the unusual lead up to the event and if a line up without Froome and Thomas affects the team and its tactics (1:42), and his role on the team and his ambitions as a rider (7:47). He then shares how the pandemic has changed the Tour experience…
 
An episode not to be missed as we announce a huge giveaway that could have you drinking straight from the coconut on a sandy beach! Spish pops in to clear up the dead dog story, the boys preview the TDF and Bewl's first crack at it. 2011 turns out to be a ripper year and Madonna splits the votes in 'Legend or Bell End'…
 
Talking Luft is back after my first week back racing in Italy. It seemed only fitting to have my Italian teammate, and true Tuscan, Alberto Bettiol on the pod. If you haven’t checked out my On-road diary from that week over on The Cycling Podcast, you’ve gotta have a listen! I chat with almost everyone on the team, from riders to staff, to give you…
 
Another episode jam packed with all sorts. George gives us the run down on his win in Italy and some stories from the road in Lombardia. We touch on some horrible recent crashes in the peloton, run through how 2005 was a cracker for us all and some how end up talking about the Human race and Lions in the Legend or Bell End segment.…
 
He’s a crowd favourite, and rightfully so. Mike Woods, or Woodsie, is a Canadian team mate of mine. He’s easy to chat to and always has a great story to tell. I’ve had him on the pod a couple of times before; post his epic La Vuelta stage win in 2018 and in the Giro that same year. So it was only right that I got him on to talk some LUFT! This time…
 
Toms Skujinš of Trek - Segafredo joins the Turbo Talks to talk about the restart of the cycling season. He shares what he has been up to during quarantine (1:54), talks about their final training camp ahead of the restart (4:03), his upcoming racing program and season goals (7:15), a preview and his affection for the Strade Bianche (13:17), and he …
 
Another jam packed episode of excellent research. Luke Rowe joins us to discuss Froome's departure, we also talk with him about on the bike biff's. Jonsey is called out over his fake Twitter followers and Tiger Woods features heavily in the 'Legend or Bell End' segment.
 
I had him on The Cycling Podcast last week, my old rider agent, Paul De Geyter, talking all things contract negotiation and managing some of the rider greats. Be sure to head over and listen to that one! He’s a great personality and this week I’ve got him Talking Luft, in a fun 10 min chat hearing his take on cycling style and racing from the point…
 
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), a…
 
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…
 
It’s another episode of my mini series of laid-back chats, Talking Luft, with Jens Keukeleire. I find out how Jensie wears his casquette, and that he’d go a Pantani Bandana if he could. Plus his Belgian training routes, weird breakfasts and Quarantine revelations. If you haven’t already, head over to The Cycling Podcast to listen to my hour long ep…
 
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…
 
In this episode the boys work out how to address a Covid conversation, they touch on what's happening in the States and dissect the Lance Armstrong documentary. George and Bewl's name their Tour Of Southland dream teams after popular demand and is Shane Warne a Legend or a Bell End?
 
It’s episode 6 of my mini series, Talking Luft, where I chat with my guests about cycling style, culture, training and things outside of racing. Today, following on from my special Giro d’Italia episode over on The Cycling Podcast last week, I’m chatting with Matt White or Whitey – ex pro and current Sports Director for Mitchelton-Scott. Whitey is …
 
This week it's a sports directors special as Jonesy chats to head DS Matt White and Belgian Laurenzo Lapage. The guys discuss what makes a DS, the new race calendar, The Last Dance documentary and remember some old Backstage Pass stories. We also take a look back at their favourite wins in the team car, answer some fan questions and round it off wi…
 
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 c…
 
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