Keep Raleigh Boring Criterium – Raleigh, NC – February 21, 2016

Keep Raleigh Boring Criterium – Raleigh, NC – February 21, 2016

Great job by team members Michael Roberts, Jason Kimball, Mike Thomas, Greg Keith, Steven Walker, Kristin Walker, and Ilyan Walker on a great day of racing. HBWRT members raced in every race available with the exception of the Men’s Pro/1/2/3 race, and the Women’s open. 7 racers competed on a tough, uphill course.

Results

Michael Roberts Masters 17th; Cat 3/4 26th
Jason Kimball Masters 16th
Mike Thomas Cat 4/5 38th; Masters 18th
Gregory Keith Cat 3/4 Flatted with 8 laps to go
Steven Walker Cat 4/5 32nd
Kristin Walker Women’s Cat 3/4 18th
Ilyan Walker Juniors 7th

SPONSOR ALERT!  GU Energy joins HBWRT for 2016!

SPONSOR ALERT! GU Energy joins HBWRT for 2016!

** SPONSOR ALERT! **

GU Energy joins HBWRT for 2016!

In January of 2016, GU Energy Labs, the original sports energy gel provider, announced a sponsorship for the Hawley’s Bicycle World Race Team to become the official Energy Gel and Chew provider of the team.

At a grass-roots level, this sponsorship means a lot to many of our racers, as the costs for cycling equipment and nutrition can be very expensive.

“We are thrilled to join forces with a long-time industry leader such as GU Energy Labs and their tremendous product line of energy gels and chews,” said Michael Roberts, HBWRT Manager.

More on GU

GU’s original Energy Gel was launched in 1994 in Berkeley, CA. GU Energy Labs consistent innovation keeps GU at the forefront of the industry. Roctane, Chomps and GU Brew Tablets are staples of endurance athletes worldwide, providing scientifically proven, performance-tested nutrition. For more information about GU, log on to www.GUenergy.com

New Sponsor Alert!  Stages Cycling joins HBWRT

New Sponsor Alert! Stages Cycling joins HBWRT

Hawley’s Bicycle World Race Team is pleased to announce that Stages® Cycling is their newest sponsor. Riders from the team will ride with Stages Power meters for the upcoming CX, MTB and Road seasons. The sponsorship is a welcome addition to HBWRT. As many cyclists may know, Stages Cycling primarily produces power meters, which is permanently attached to a bike’s left crankarm, about a two years ago. (more…)

Iron Hill Twilight Criterium – West Chester, PA – August 8, 2015

Iron Hill Twilight Criterium – West Chester, PA – August 8, 2015

After a long, and mostly unsuccessful season, I had a great idea. I should go on a 900 mile round trip road trip to go race my bike! Granted, the race was in Pennsylvania and I would be able to visit my family, but I’ve definitely had better ideas, especially ones that don’t hurt as much as racing bikes. But I decided it would be a good thing for me to put a smile on my face for such a mediocre racing season (for myself personally). I wanted to use it as an opportunity to see what racing was like in PA, maybe take some racers from NC up there, and a great chance to visit with my family and get to see my nephew race. So, there was no downside to this trip. (more…)