Hosted by former World Tour professional and Olympian cyclist Brent Bookwalter



Email us at cycling@applewoodmanor.com

SEPTEMBER 26-30, 2024

Asheville, NC

Up to 15 riders per camp

5 king rooms at Applewood with overflow at nearby B&B’s and hotels

$3,950 staying at Applewood Manor single occupancy or $3,250 a person double occupancy

$2,550 camp only per person staying elsewhere

Applewood Manor and Brent Bookwalter are partnering up to offer a unique cycling experience in 2024. Brent, former World Tour rider, Olympian and Sports Psychology student, will be combining his passions of cycling and Sports Psychology, by the incorporation of Mental Performance workshops throughout the experience, to help you elevate your riding to that next level. Brent will be joined by former professional cyclist, 2019 Brazil’s National Champion, and Applewood’s cycling & culinary director, Vitor Schizzi.


After signing-up, Brent will be doing One-on-One calls with each guest to personally get to know each one and further understand what you are looking to get out of this experience. During the camp Brent will be conducting a series of workshops about specific ideas focusing mostly around Mental Performance topics. Along with the workshops, Brent will be incorporating pre and post ride talks about different mental performance goals and exercises we will be implementing that day. We will also be having Q&A sessions with Brent throughout the camp about topics such as Grand Tours, Olympics, Nutrition and Equipment. You will be walking away from this experience not only having ridden through the magical Blue Ridge Mountains and having relaxed at Asheville’s premier Bed & Breakfast, but you will have gained invaluable knowledge & skills to take with you for future challenges.

You will also have the pleasure after a long day in the saddle to relax and enjoy all the luxurious amenities Applewood Manor has to offer, including dozens of original artworks from the owners’ private collection, the legendary king-size Duxiana 6006 bed finished the finest linens and pillows, L’Occitane bath products, Sferra robes and towels, Nespresso coffee, fine teas, homemade cookies, and Marshall Stockton II Bluetooth speakers.


  • 4 days of riding with Brent and Vitor
  • Individual sign-up call with Brent (30minutes)
  • Sports Psychology workshops lead by Brent Bookwalter
  • All rides fully supported with follow car, nutrition and mechanic
  • Breakfasts and on-ride lunch
  • 3 dinners at The Applewood Manor
  • House Beer & Wine
  • Customized routes each day (averaging 60 – 80 miles)
  • Applewood Manor cycling jersey by Panache Cyclewear
  • 5 rooms at Applewood Manor with king-size Duxiana beds
  • We recommend bringing your own bike for these camps, but rentals can be arranged
  • Bike fit session at Gravelo-Workshop (for a supplemental charge)
  • Physio (for a supplemental charge)

Asheville, NC is one of the top culinary and cycling destinations in the USA if not the world. According to a Travel & Leisure and Yelp 2023 survey, Asheville is that nation’s top “foodie” destination. As for the riding, the area features the iconic Blue Ridge Parkway along with hundreds of miles of quiet country and mountain roads, most with pristine surfaces. Or you can find challenging adventures off-road too through the luscious Pisgah National Forest, land of mile-high peaks, cascading waterfalls, and heavily forested slopes.


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