The 5-hour Energy presented by Kenda Racing Team is a 10 rider, U.S. based, UCI, Continental squad led by Spanish racing standout Francisco “Paco” Mancebo Pérez. Mancebo, a seasoned climber and stage-racing strongman with five Top 10 finishes in the Tour de France since 2000, brings veteran leadership to the Team. He won the 2009 Larry H Miller Tour of Utah and finished 2nd at the same event in 2010. In our first 2 years managing the team we won the Men's NRC title (Mancebo) and picked up the Team NRC Titles for 2012.
The Team is owned and operated by On the Rivet Management llc, based in Dahlonega, Georgia.
||Gregg Brandt (USA), 26, resided in Winona, MN. Has been a pro for 3 seasons.
Minn. State ITT Champion
Winner Synergy Time Trial
2nd place ToAD Shorewood Criterium
4th place Ken Woods Memorial Road Race
5th place Northfield July 4th Criterium
Top 10 Finish US U23 Nationals Criterium
Nathan English (USA), 28, resides in Berkeley, CA. Has been a pro for 5 seasons.
1st Overall 2011 Mt. Hood Cycling Classic
1st 2011 Mt. Hood Individual Time Trial
1st 2011 Mt. Hood Queen Stage1
2010 Mt. Hood Queen Stage
3rd Overall 2010 Mt. Hood Cycling Classic
Max Jenkins (USA), 26, born in Novosibirsk, Russia, resides in Citrus Heights, CA. BA in Economics from UC Berkeley. Pro since 2009. Career highlights:
U23 US National champion 2007.
3rd Gila monster stage 2010.
11th queen stage tour of Utah.
Course record Mt Rose hill climb TT 2011.
||Christian Parrett (USA), 23 from Gainesville, Florida residing in Macon, Georgia. Pro since 2010.
2012 winner Rocket City Criterium,
2007 4th Place TT UCI 2.1 Tour of Abitibi,
Former US Junior and U23 National Team Member and Continental rider in Europe
||Francisco “Paco” Mancebo Pérez (Spain), 37, from Madrid, Spain. Resides in El Tiemblo, Avila, Spain. Pro since 1998. Career Highlights:
Best Young Rider Tour de France 2001
Spanish National Champion 2004
1st Spanish Marathon MTB Championship (2010 & 2009)
1st overall, Tour of Utah (2009)
1st overall, Vuelta a Asturias (2009)
1st overall, Tour de Beauce 2011 1st Stage 3, 1st Points
1st overall, Tour of the Gila, 1st Stage 1 & 5, and KOM
1st General Classification USA NRC Standings 2011 2012
||Shawn Milne (USA), 31
resides in Beverly, MA, Pro since 2005
1st 2007 US Pro Criterium Championships
1st 2007 Tour de Taiwan Stage Race
2nd 2008 Tour de Taiwan Stage Race
1st Sprint Competition 2008 Tour de Taiwan
1st 2006 Univest Grand Prix Road Race
King of the Mountains (KOM) Fitchburg-Longsjo Stage Race
1st 2006 Bank of America Invitational Criterium
||Taylor Shelden (USA), 26, from Breckenridge, CO
resides in Boulder, CO. Pro since 2010.
3rd, U23 TT National Championships (2008)
4th, Stage 1 Olympia's Tour (2009)
2nd, Stage 6 Cascade Classic (2009)
1st, Stage 1 Tour of Bahamas (2010)
2nd, GC Tour of Bahamas (2010)
4th, Prologue Cascade Classic (2010)
Jim Stemper (USA), 27, resides in Wauwatosa, WI. Pro since 2010.
5th US Pro Road Race 2012
7th US Pro Time Trial 2012
2nd Air Force Base Camp International Criterium 2012
3rd Overall and 2 Stage wins Tour of America's Dairyland 2012
USA Crits Overall Lap Leader 2012
1st overall Tour of America's Dairyland 2010
||Bobby Sweeting (USA), 24
Resides in Asheville NC. Pro since 2006.
2009: Nature Valley Grand Prix - Best Young Rider
2010: 3rd US National Elite Time Trial Championships
2010: 6th Nature Valley Grand Prix - Overall
2012: 3rd Prologue Cascade Cycling Classic
2012: 3rd USPRO National Road Race Championships KOM
2012: 5th Stage 1 Nature Valley Grand Prix Time Trial
David Williams (USA), 25, from Grand Rapids, MI. Resides in Indianapolis, IN. Pro Since 2010
1st place, Tour of Mt. Pleasant Prologue, 2011
1st place, Crossroads Classic Stage 2, Salisbury Criterium, 2011
1st place, Lawrence Criterium 2011
1st place, Tour of Gaslight Village Criterium 2011
1st place, E-City Criterium (2012)
Team Management - On the Rivet Management LLC