In episode 128 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer has a conversation with Troy Herfoss - Multiple Australian Superbike Champion.
Troy Herfoss is a Multiple Australian Super Bike Champion and is also an Australian Dirt Track, Super Moto and Super Sport Champion. He is also a Moto XGames Silver Medalist. Not only is Troy superfast on two mechanical wheels but he is also a very talented Road Cyclist and on today's episode Troy recounts the story of leading into the ultimate stages of the Australian Road Cycling Championships as an unsponsored Solo Rider, it's a terrific story.
Troy also gives us a cornering Masterclass on how to ride a bicycle into and out of corners fast and safely. It's a whole lot of fun in today's episode which includes the highs, lows and learnings with Troy Herfoss, Australian Superbike Champion.
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"Be great at one thing, not at many." - Best Advice
"Nothing around you matters and the adrenaline is flowing!" - Being in the zone
"Put your feet above your head and switch your brain off." - Best Recovery Tip
"Finish the Race!" - Mantra
"Preparation and bike position is key for cornering."
"Little movements make a big difference on the bike."
"I just wanted to show everyone how fast I could go."
"You have got to obsessed with what you are doing."
"Superbike racing is about being mentally focused"
"Like a dog with a bone – never give up!"
1:30 Introduction to Troy Herfoss
6:00 A week in Troy’s world
11:00 Attacking at the top of the climb
16:50 Cornering tips on the bicycle
27:00 Growing up and riding dirt bikes
37:00 Test Driving the Super Bike
38:40 2019 Goals
42:50 Fitness on the Super Bike
44:50 Performance Round
50:20 Worst Injury
56:30 Best Advice
58:30 Racing duathlons with Swift
1:01:50 Physical Challenge – Pick your local climb on the bicycle and give it a PB
1:06:27 - Finish
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