Open Yourself Up to Emotion

29
Jun
2016

Open Yourself up to EmotionA couple of weeks ago I published an articled called “My F’d Up Life in Paradise“…..and boy did that ever blow the doors wide open over here on the website.

I’ve always been one who’s been pretty open and have shared both the good and the bad in my life.  It’s honestly been one of the major keys to success and why Loving the Bike has been able to find its niche in the world of cycling websites.

But I guess it’s been a while since I really opened up, and in that post I realized how much impact being open has on the people around me.  The response was beautiful and amazing, and today it got me thinking more about it….so I put together this short little video to speak more to this subject.

Big Time Discounts on Awesome Cycling Clothing

28
Jun
2016
Big Time Discounts on Awesome Cycling Clothing

Come on, who doesn’t want to rep our sport of cycling in any way shape or form….at all times and places?  Yeah, it feels great being seen in cycling...
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Loving the BITE: Big Ride Pre-Load

23
Jun
2016
Loving the BITE: Big Ride Pre-Load

It’s about 2 hours before your big ride. You’ve planned and prepared. Your bike is ready. But are you? When you face riding in hot summer temps for big mileage, you...
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Après Vélo: My Highest Quality Cycling Shirts

21
Jun
2016
Après Vélo: My Highest Quality Cycling Shirts

Okay, so I just might have like enough cycling t-shirts where I can wear a different one for each day of the month.  I love them all equally, and...
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Loving the BITE: Best-Ever Cabbage Slaw for Delicious Tacos

16
Jun
2016
Loving the BITE: Best-Ever Cabbage Slaw for Delicious Tacos

Seriously, is there really anything better than a great taco? I mean really. These are the important questions in life. And my answer right now (I’m hungry): No, there’s...
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A Guide To Surviving Your First Bike Trip

15
Jun
2016
A Guide To Surviving Your First Bike Trip

Planning and going on a bike trip can be one of the most adventurous and fun experiences of your lifetime. You can experience the area you’re in in a...
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Loving the BITE: Cold-Brewed Coffee for Summer Caffeine

09
Jun
2016
Loving the BITE: Cold-Brewed Coffee for Summer Caffeine

It’s cold-brew season. Aka summer (or close enough, anyway). Just a few weeks ago, we discussed cold-brew green tea. Yes, please. Today, it’s cold brew coffee. Why, you ask?...
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Food on the Go….on and off the Bike

08
Jun
2016
Food on the Go….on and off the Bike

For as long as I can remember, my typical lunch has been a protein bar or shake.  Yeah, some people say that is not real food and shouldn’t be...
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Loving the BITE: Homemade Mayo – Condiment Swap

02
Jun
2016
Loving the BITE: Homemade Mayo – Condiment Swap

Not long ago, I made a mayonnaise for the first time. From. Scratch. I don’t know why I never tried before. I guess I kinda just gave up on...
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My f’d up Life in Paradise

30
May
2016
My f’d up Life in Paradise

When people hear that I lived in the Caribbean, they always seem so jealous and talk about how it must have been paradise.  But paradise is a word that...
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JustFly Explores Toronto Bike Paths

27
May
2016
JustFly Explores Toronto Bike Paths

Toronto is a simply massive city. Home to over six million people across the Greater Toronto Area, driving in the city can be a massive pain. This leads many...
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Loving the BITE: Peanut Butter Dates for your Ride

26
May
2016
Loving the BITE: Peanut Butter Dates for your Ride

It all started with salted dates. About 3 years ago, I posted about salted dates as a great training fuel. Many of my clients and readers regularly use them for...
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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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