Sweeting Overcame Rare Cancer to Continue Pro Career
December 9, 2011 by LindsaySweeting under Uncategorized

By: Neil Browne Originally posted on Kenda/5-Hour Energy rider only recently revealed his secret 2010 was a hectic year for burgeoning professional cyclist Bobby Sweeting, but after one-in-a-billion case of cancer turned the American’s life upside-down, he re-launched his racing career with Kenda/5-Hour Energy, all the while keeping his condition under wraps – until now. Sweeting had signed a contract with the Land Rover-Orbea pro team in November 2009, but the squad folded before the 2010 season started,…

Sweeting and Kirchmann Shine at Elk Grove
August 7, 2011 by LindsaySweeting under Uncategorized

Sweeting and Kirchmann shine at Elk Grove By: Kirsten Frattini Originally Posted on   Bobby Sweeting (Kenda/5-hour Energy) won a two-man sprint to secure victory on stage two at the Alexian Brothers Tour of Elk Grove on Saturday. He out-paced breakaway rider Luis Amaran (Jamis-Sutter Home) who placed second on the day. A small chase group sprinted to the line for third place won by Giampaolo Cheula (Geox-TMC).   “This is one of the…

The New Kinetic Potential Coaching
April 23, 2012 by LindsaySweeting under KPC News

Welcome to the New Kinetic Potential and the KPC Blog! Whether you’re looking for training advice, updates on Kinetic Potential Coaching clients and staff, or our Camps and Clinics schedule…this is the place to be! The KPC Blog is where you’ll find up-to-date information on any and everything related to Kinetic Potential. We’re always posting new content  be sure to update your RSS readers so you can get all of the advice, deals and news…

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

Originally Posted on 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…

How To: Stay Summer Cold-Free
April 26, 2012 by LindsaySweeting under Advice

Nothing is worse than being sick. Except, of course, being sick during race season. Summer colds are the absolute worst–they can ruin a week or more of your training and can really slow you down during a race. How can you stay away from the Dreaded Summer Cold? We’ve compiled a few of KPC Head Coach Bobby Sweeting’s tried-and-true methods to staying cold-free and on top of your game.

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…

Rookie – Curtis Winsor Talks About his First Year as a Pro
February 26, 2013 by BobbySweeting under Uncategorized

by Curtis Winsor on December 18, 2012 Originally posted on 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…

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

By: Heidi Hanse Originally posted on 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…

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…

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…

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