Archive for June, 2018

Essential biking gear for all types of riders

June 13, 2018

When you decide to use a bike, you should know that you also need some essential biking gear and accessories to keep you safe and comfortable. No matter what type of rider you are, cyclists can get something wrong if you do not pay attention to some very important things – with safety being...
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When Cycling Goes Wrong

June 5, 2018

Many Americans use bicycles for commuting to work, personal enjoyment, or to train for the next cycling race. They will tell you all the wonderful benefits of riding a bicycle and rarely tell you about the dangers that come with this form of travel or sport. Today we are looking at the dangers you...
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Choosing the Right Mountain Bike for Smooth Ride

June 4, 2018

If mountain biking is what you like to do, then having a solid bicycle is a must. Mountain bikes are differently crafted to match up with the hard route and track that makes biking quite difficult. It can be a daunting task to select the best one from the options you get in the...
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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.


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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