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 all these people “shaping up for Carnival”.  There has been like 200 people out there every day for the past week.  I Love It.

Watch the video, see how Grenada does Fitness, and find out why it’s a key to Loving Life on and off the Bike.

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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Loving the Bike TV: Do Something Crazy

16
Jul
2014

Sometimes you have to do something a little crazy in order to keep life interesting.  Yeah, that’s the advice for this week’s edition of Loving the Bike TV. What...
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Goodfluence Bicycle Tour – Month 1 Review

15
Jul
2014
Goodfluence Bicycle Tour – Month 1 Review

Rob’s taking a brief hiatus from the bike and will be involved with a TV project that will track his and some others survival in the Louisiana bayous.  With just...
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Not Just Another Sunglasses Post: Ryders Eyewear

15
Jul
2014
Not Just Another Sunglasses Post: Ryders Eyewear

  Surprise, surprise….I’m doing another post on sunglasses.  This has got to be at least the seventh time I’ve dedicated a post to this topic, but for me they really...
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Just Remember These 5 Words

14
Jul
2014
Just Remember These 5 Words

With the risk of sounding like a beauty pageant contestant, I just wanted to say that world peace is a very cool concept.  There are many reasons I don’t...
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The Lost Month

11
Jul
2014
The Lost Month

July is a lost month for cycling fans. Our DVR fills with 21 stage races that are watched and re-watched, armchair analyzed as if we could have an inkling...
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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.

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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