Swapfiets x TJV Q&A

We caught up with Team Jumbo-Visma to chat about what drives them, inspires them and get the inside scoop on some of their favourite cycling routes. Read on! 👉

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Q: Cycling at world-class level is extremely challenging. Who inspires you to keep moving when the going gets tough?

Wout & Steven: My family.

Robert: My family. Daisy and the kids, Anne & Bram are always there to support me and love to come watch the race when possible or join me for a trip abroad.

Tony: I don't need anybody to inspire me. It's just in my nature to give my best once I start something.

Sepp: My parents and girlfriend inspire me to keep going because they always support and believe in me.

Mike: My girlfriend and my family.

Q: As world-class athletes, your team has cycled some of the best roads in the world. What’s your dream cycling route?

Wout: Paris Roubaix of course.

Robert: One day I would like to cycle through Japan from South to North. And Patagonia. And the Pacific NorthWest. And Maybe Australia again. Many dreams still... 😜

Tony: I love the roads in Mallorca next to the ocean the most. I still haven’t managed to make one full lap around the island, so that's still a goal! 😉

Sepp: My dream cycling route is something adventurous in a new place!

Mike: The cobbles from Paris Roubaix.

Steven: Anywhere in The Dolomites.

Q: What's your favourite song to get you geared up for a big race?

Wout: Eminem - Without Me

Robert: The Black Keys - Lonely Boy

Tony: I only listen to music before a time trial. It's always different songs. Mostly it's Techno.

Sepp: Travis Scott - 90210

Mike: 2 brothers on the 4th floor - Never Alone

Steven: Meduza - Paradise

Swapfiets and Team Jumbo-Visma have joined forces to get the world riding. Why? Because we both believe cycling is the most healthy, environmentally friendly and joyful way to get around. Together we’re helping the world ride. Learn more.

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