In this episode of The Physical Performance Show I have a fire-side chat with superbike champion and legend Troy Bayliss (Three Times World Superbike Champion, British Superbike Champion, MotoGP Winner, & 52 World Superbike wins!)
Listen in as we delve into the following:
- What scares the fastest man on 2 wheels
- a remarkable 33% win/start ratio
- Riding the bike like a piano
- Why Troy took until age 35yrs to understand himself as an athlete
- Cornering at 65-80km/hr at the slowest
- Riding was like your in a push up position with someone sitting on your back
- Hitting a top speed of 347km/hr
- Why crashing at 80km/hr cab be better than crashing at 160km/hr
- More skin off on push bikes than motorcycles
- How troy has been hurt more riding dirt bikes in the last 4 years
- 'I was always superior but I used to leave it out there in the training'
- Racing against Max Biaggi as a rival
- Why Troy sometimes didn’t sleep well
- Marrying Kym Troy’s childhood sweetheart
- The role of Darrell Healy and the Ducati team, Troy’s team manager who through until the end of Troy’s career never took a cent as a manager
- Receiving a British Superbike invitation
- Riding against Carl Fogarty as a rival, and why Troy wanted his job
- Racing Monza 2000
- The 1st professional win at Hockenheim Germany after meeting the team 2wks before.
- Winning the first World Superbike championship title at 28yrs, in 2001 & what was going through Troy's head
- Winning at MotoGP
- Staying hungry for three World championship titles
- Making the difficult decision to retire, knowing that potentially there were another two world titles to win.
- Life after the motorbike-cycling, family, and business.
- What’s next for Troy Bayliss.
- The Troy Bayliss Classic
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