Marco Pinotti is head of performance of CCC Cycling Team (world tour level) and a former professional cyclist who is a six-time Italian Time Trial national champion. In this interview he discusses what it takes to become a good cycling time trial rider at a professional, World Tour level, but also what the key focus points for amateur riders focusing solely on time trials should be.
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-What it takes to be a world class time trialist (including benchmark numbers)
-How world tour riders fit Time Trial (and Team Time Trial) training into their schedule
-How often to train on the Time Trial bike, indoor vs. outdoor training, motor pacing, key workouts and testing methods
-Aerodynamics: testing, equipment, and benchmark CdA:s
-Executing a good time trial: preparation, pacing, and what goes onto your bike computer
-Team Time Trial training and tactics
-Advice for amateurs focusing on time trials
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