Archive for June, 2014

My Best Offer

June 6, 2014
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My Best Offer

Cost: $20 (my best offer) Year: 1975 Special clothes or shoes needed: 0 Squeaks: several Elbow grease: some Rust: plenty Fun while riding: endless
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Loving the BITE: One Easy Recipe, 3 Perfect Energy Bars

June 5, 2014
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Loving the BITE: One Easy Recipe, 3 Perfect Energy Bars

What can you get with 6 ingredients, 1 recipe, and 5 minutes? Hmmm.  How about endless variations of a delicious, effective, whole-food energy bar!  It’s no joke.  In just minutes, you can make your own perfect energy bars.  These are tasty, real-food, great fuel, and require no cooking.  On the bike, you’ll find that...
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Loving the Bike TV: Freedom On and Off the Bike

June 4, 2014
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We all talk about that feeling of freedom that the bike gives us.  It’s been that way since we first pedaled off on our own.  No arguments there at all….it’s an amazing feeling that I’m so glad I have in my life. But I feel we should all create freedom in other areas of...
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Fly6 (Combination Tail-Light & HD Camera) Review and Giveaway

June 3, 2014
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Fly6 (Combination Tail-Light & HD Camera) Review and Giveaway

When I was first contacted by Fly6, they were in the middle of their Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for their unique product.  As the world’s first tail-light/video recorder, they had the mission to make drivers aware they might be recorded, so they behave appropriately. I was intrigued by their idea, and as you...
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Jetsetting

June 3, 2014
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Jetsetting

This summer I’m living the jet setter life. I’m going to Paris for a few days, onto Boston for several weeks before returning to Europe. There I’ll be traveling around via plane, train and automobile through various countries before returning home to Penang. All in all it will be a little over a month...
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Gross Personal Happiness

June 2, 2014
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Gross Personal Happiness

I can’t remember which of my Make it Happen posts it was that evoked this response from my friend David.  I’ve had his comments sitting on my inbox since that time because it’s both enlightening and gratifying for me.  So I thought I’d branch out from it and write a post. Here’s what David had to...
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Sugar Alternatives for Energy and Hydration

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.

Answer:

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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