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Loving the Bike TV: Re-creativity

June 11, 2014
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As with all episodes of Loving the Bike TV, I lay down some personal advice that I feel helps lead to the life you desire…on and off the Bike.  This week I talk about something that I just decided should be called “Re-creativity”.  Let’s not give in to the throw away culture found in...
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Goodfluence Bicycle Tour – Week 1

June 10, 2014
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Goodfluence Bicycle Tour – Week 1

Our good friend, Rob Greenfield continues his ride across the United States in an effort to promote goodness.  He’s calling it the Goodfluence Tour, and with his infectious attitude of ultimate friendliness, he will be encouraging people to do more good for the earth, their community, and themselves. Why is it called “Goodfluence”?  Well,...
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I Believe in the Sand Beneath my Toes

June 9, 2014
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I Believe in the Sand Beneath my Toes

Call it manifesting your own dreams, or just simply going to where your soul knows you need to be.  Whatever the reason, I absolutely know that I was meant to have the sand beneath my feet. Growing up in the Canadian Province of Saskatchewan, I was able to plant my toes in the sand……but...
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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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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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Goodfluence Bicycle Tour Across America

May 31, 2014
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Goodfluence Bicycle Tour Across America

You all remember my Do Good bicycle friend, Rob Greenfield, right?  Rob’s the awesomely crazy one who cycled across the US last summer to promote sustainability.  It was one incredible journey and he captured a lot of attention along the way. Here’s a brief summary of how minimal he was during his 4,700 mile...
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8 Things to do When You have Sore Cycling Muscles

May 29, 2014
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8 Things to do When You have Sore Cycling Muscles

So, you have overdone it on the bike, and all you can do now is lay around and tend to your sore muscles.  Well, that is not necessarily a completely bad thing.  We have compiled eight things you can do when you have sore cycling muscles. 1. Get a Massage Wellness is not for sissies...
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Loving the Bike TV: Find Other People Who Did It

May 28, 2014
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So you want to do something totally unique and that has never been done before.  These days it can be tough to be the first to do something, but in this week’s episode of Loving the Bike TV I explain the 3 benefits you have because of it.
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Loving the Bike TV: Fake It Until You Make It

May 21, 2014
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Loving the Bike TV: Fake It Until You Make It

You may have heard this phrase before, but in this week’s edition of Loving the Bike TV I talk about how this is actually a way to achieve your ultimate goals. Fake it until you make it.  Act as if you’re already there.  Just one more way to make sure you’re Loving Life on...
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5 Seconds to Greatness

May 19, 2014
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5 Seconds to Greatness

Want to know a little secret to creating greatness in your life?  Initiate, don’t Hesitate. How many times do you find yourself all psyched up and motivated from something you’ve read or heard….but then let the moment pass you by?  You’re not alone, because this is something that happens all the time.  But why?...
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Giro: Ireland Photos

May 16, 2014
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Giro: Ireland Photos

How are you enjoying the Giro so far?  With the start happening in Ireland this year, it’s made for a very monumental edition….especially if you live in Ireland. Our Irish friend, Ian Redmond has been waiting for the Giro all year and was definitely there to catch the action.  Here’s a few photos from...
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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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