For Brandt, Pro Cycling Means Travel and Hard Work
February 26, 2013 by BobbySweeting under Uncategorized

By: Heidi Hanse Originally posted on winonadailynews.com Gregg Brandt has a system for unpacking his suitcase. He removes his dirty clothes, washes them and then shoves them right back into the luggage. It doesn’t cross Brandt’s mind to empty the suitcase because during the season the professional cyclist — he’s part of the Kenda/5-hour Energy presented by Geargrinder team — is on the road approximately three weeks each month. “My mom jokes that when I…

Rookie – Curtis Winsor Talks About his First Year as a Pro
by BobbySweeting under Uncategorized

by Curtis Winsor on December 18, 2012 Originally posted on blueridgeoutdoors.com The Offseason Arms stiff, head hanging, and gasping for air, I coasted past a “Leaving Rockingham County” sign. Connor Bell, my training buddy and junior phenom, didn’t look any better. The two of us had a no-sprint rule for the first few weeks of our offseason. This particular green sign marked our first gallop in over a month.  Despite lousy form, and discomfort, I…

Kinetic Potential’s Shawn Gravois Podiums in Collegiate Nationals Road Race
May 8, 2012 by LindsaySweeting under KPC News

All of us at Kinetic Potential Coaching want to congratulate Shawn Gravois–longtime KPC client, cyclist for both the University of Florida and the Globalbike Elite Team–on his fantastic performance at the Collegiate National Championships this weekend in Ogden, Utah. He placed third in Sunday’s Road Race–his final race as an athlete for the University of Florida Cycling program. Shawn flew to Nationals the same day that he took his last final exam, completing his master’s…

Bike Racing Can Give You a Headache
May 3, 2012 by LindsaySweeting under KPC News

Originally Posted on BobbySweeting.com. As many of you know I left my position at CSG to race full time this season, so I’ve been more motivated than ever to keep progressing.  I spent the winter if Florida and had a ton of great training down there without any major setbacks.  Training camp was solid and I knew right from the start that the Kenda/5-Hour Energy team was going to be the team to beat this…