New Year Resolutions
December 31, 2014 by BobbySweeting under General

It happens every year – we come into January with the best intentions of changing for the better.  Most of the time, however, our resolutions are lofty and unattainable, and they fizzle out in a matter of weeks.  In my opinion, New Year Resolutions should be about a sustainable lifestyle change that won’t become a chore, and will still provide a significant impact to your training routine.  So without further adieu, here is a list…

No Time for Hibernation
December 29, 2014 by BobbySweeting under KPC News

There is no doubt about it, Winter is a time to unwind from the stresses of racing and hard group rides and indulge in everything that the holidays have to offer.  Well, mostly.  While this is true, it’s well known that Winter is also the most important time of year when it comes to laying the foundation for a successful upcoming season.  So what is the answer?  Let yourself go and forget about cycling or…

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…