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The Common Causes of Bicycle Accidents on the Road

June 17, 2021
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The Common Causes of Bicycle Accidents on the Road

Image from Pexels – CC0 License It’s no surprise to any road cyclist that accidents involving bicycles are pretty common. Additionally, you’re probably aware that it’s usually the driver who is at fault. However, in the absence of safe cycle paths and routes, everyone needs to learn to share the road. It’s helpful for...
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Factors to Consider when Choosing a Bicycle

June 16, 2021
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Bicycles come in various sizes and shapes and have different purposes. If you are a beginner, choosing your first bicycle might be a daunting task since there are some factors to consider before determining the right one for your particular needs. Careful considerations of such factors enable you to buy a bicycle that serves...
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Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing the Best Handlebar Tape

June 15, 2021
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Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing the Best Handlebar Tape

Handlebar tape serves as the contact point to navigate your road bike. These tough tapes match the robustness and class of a great cyclist. The colors, materials, finishes, and patterns of the best handlebar tape at your disposal make it possible to personalize your bike. Common advantages of using the best handlebar tapeare listed...
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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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