Loving the Bike TV: Envision Where You’re Going

30
Jul
2014

For this week’s episode, I’m leaning towards “loving life ON the bike”.  Most weeks I talk about how little things in life off the bike can help you live happier and chase your dreams.  Well, even though this week’s message focuses on the bike….the same idea can be used in all areas of your life.

Have a watch, and be sure to let us know what you think.

Goodfluence Bicycle Tour – Week 7

29
Jul
2014
Goodfluence Bicycle Tour – Week 7

Rob Greenfield continues his ride across the United States, and is now spreading his goodness along the Northern part of the country.  After flying from Louisiana to Minnesota, he’s...
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On Every Ride

29
Jul
2014
On Every Ride

Somethings not right. Is my seatpost slipping? I look down, see the tape marking the usual spot, and determine no, it’s not. Is my seat moving backwards? I stand...
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Enjoy the Competition. Enjoy Your Ride

28
Jul
2014
Enjoy the Competition.  Enjoy Your Ride

Before moving to the Caribbean, one thought that ran through my mind was the idea of possibly learning a new sport or activity that would suit me perfectly.  I was...
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Loving the BITE: Injury Recovery Super Smoothie

24
Jul
2014
Loving the BITE: Injury Recovery Super Smoothie

After witnessing injury upon injury during the Tour de France, I’ve decided to up the ante on the Ultimate Joint Health Smoothie.  We can do better.  We can make it heal....
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Loving the Bike TV: Get FIT. Love LIFE

23
Jul
2014

You just have to see the backdrop used for this edition of Loving the Bike TV.  Grenada is not a very big place, and it’s so awesome to see...
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Goodfluence Bicycle Tour – Back on the Road

22
Jul
2014
Goodfluence Bicycle Tour – Back on the Road

After taking 10 days off to be part of a reality survival show in the bayous, Rob is back on the bike and is ready to start pedaling again. ...
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Crewing for an Ultracyclist

22
Jul
2014
Crewing for an Ultracyclist

Ultracycling, to me, is the hardest form of the sport. The riders who race in ultracycling events have to battle themselves, both physically and mentally. Not to mention mechanicals,...
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Do You Want 2 Fingers or 1?

21
Jul
2014
Do You Want 2 Fingers or 1?

A lot of cyclists may have issues with this one, but I’m not afraid to admit that I give the middle finger to any driver doing something dangerous or...
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If Life Were a Cup of Coffee

21
Jul
2014
If Life Were a Cup of Coffee

If life were a cup of coffee, I would brew mine especially strong. Almost undrinkable. Very thick. Very dark. The cup would be extra large. Filling as much into...
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I’m stuck. Now what?

18
Jul
2014
I’m stuck. Now what?

I had an assignment: create a one-sheet that a client can use to sell their product. No problem. As a designer and writer, I’ve created thousands of sell sheets...
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Loving the BITE: Should cyclists go for RAW Power?

17
Jul
2014
Loving the BITE: Should cyclists go for RAW Power?

When it comes to veggies, the question I’m asked most (beside, do I have to?) is should they be eaten raw rather than cooked? The simple answer in most...
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Question: I am using the homebrew sugar formulations (sometimes added to green tea).  I am also trying to wean myself off 1/2 dose adrenalean “lip tonic delivery system” (biorhythm brand- caffeine, hoodia g, synephrine, yohimbe) capsule for energy.

My question is other than juice, can you suggest modifications in lieu of table sugar for energy and hydration.

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Both raw/organic honey or agave can work great in the homebrew (substitute in the same quantities for the sugar, or to taste), but you do have to shake well in order to make sure they don’t settle out.  Have you tried either of these?  Also, make sure to use at least the minimum amount of salt recommended in the homebrew as the temps rise, you need the sodium replacement if you’re sweating.

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