We have been all fairly blown away by Norwegian professional Edvald Boasson-Hagen’s marathon six-hour coaching experience on Zwift, however one element makes it much more spectacular.

The Dimension Information rider uploaded his stats to the Zwift companion app, revealing he had put in a 212km shift on the indoor coaching software program, which is spectacular as it’s.

However in a social media put up printed on January 3, the day of the epic effort, Boasson-Hagen revealed he had really used a biking treadmill to get within the miles.

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Whereas placing in six hours on the static turbo coach appears an enormous ask, even for a professional, using that point and distance on a treadmill is unprecedented.

Boasson-Hagen, 31, confirmed his dedication to winter coaching by spending a lot of the day on the rolling highway.

Edvald Boasson-Hagen’s epic Zwift effort (Image: Zwift)

He used the Tacx Magnum, which is mainly a treadmill for a motorbike.

The equipment was first unveiled in 2017,  the Magnum gives the flexibility to each run and experience within the consolation of your individual dwelling.

Providing a 15 per cent gradient adjustment and pace settings as much as 30km/h, the Magnum Sensible will set you again £7,999.

Whereas the Magnum gives you a extra practical using expertise, it additionally requires far more focus than standard turbo trainers.

The treadmill is nearer to rollers than the favored static turbo trainers, which makes Boasson-Hagen’s session much more spectacular.

The epic indoor effort noticed him climb 2,369 metres and burn 4500 energy on the Watopia map.

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Boasson-Hagen has notched 75 wins throughout his 13-year professional profession, together with three phases of the Tour de France, three normal classification wins on the Tour of Norway and two on the Tour of Britain.

The previous Workforce Sky rider is likely one of the most distinguished professionals utilizing Zwift, reaching stage 36 and totting up greater than 8,000 miles and 16 days of indoor using.

Consideration for indoor biking is rising, with Zwift internet hosting a race sequence, British Biking launching a nationwide e-racing championships and even the UCI internet hosting an indoor Worlds.



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