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Clouds of Change

January 19, 2015
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Clouds of Change

Change is feared by us at times, created by us sometimes, often forced on us…..and sometimes desired. Depending on what the change is, and how it was initiated, it can bring different meanings and emotions.  I’m sure you’ve all read or heard articles on change, so I’m not going to give you some motivational story...
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Loving the Bike TV: IYADWYADYAGWYAG

January 14, 2015
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Okay, so let me explain.  I saw these letters written on the wall of a restaurant way back like 20 years ago.  In this edition of Loving the Bike TV, I explain to you what they represent….and how they will help you Love Life on and off the Bike.  
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12 Days into 2015

January 12, 2015
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12 Days into 2015

I didn’t watch the ball drop.  I never had a beer, wine, or Champaign.  In fact I never even made it to Midnight.  Here I am sitting 12 whole days into the new year, and to be honest, December 31 now seems far enough away that it’s like it never even happened. I may not...
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The Original SUV by Ban-T

January 9, 2015
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The Original SUV by Ban-T

I only received one Christmas gift this year…..but when you get something as fantastic as this, who needs more? Yes, my friends from Ban T-Shirts sent me another one of their cycling t-shirts and it just happened to arrive here in Grenada on December 24th. I have several of their other cycling themed shirts...
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Loving the Bike TV: Write 3 Letters

January 7, 2015
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Okay, let’s kick things up for 2015.  If you want to be Loving Life on and off the Bike, then you need a kick ass attitude and must be willing to do what it takes. In this edition of Loving the Bike TV, I recommend you write 3 letters to 3 people who have...
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Nutrition and Fueling for Cycling

January 6, 2015
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Nutrition and Fueling for Cycling

Cutting through the performance nutrition crap by Scott Price Let’s look at what is going on with food and cycling. At the front of every athlete’s mind are a host of questions about nutrition, diet / body weight, fueling and recovery. Here we are going to cut through some of the confusion and give...
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Wow, What a Ride

January 5, 2015
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Wow, What a Ride

There’s a lot of words to describe the life that my Wife and I live. One that definitely makes the list is Reckless. Now that may not be something most people strive for… believe me, it’s not always the easiest way to live. We have lived and worked in different Countries, but that’s not...
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Optimal Weight in 2015

January 2, 2015
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Optimal Weight in 2015

We all know that weight loss is one of the biggest resolutions made each year.  So if you’re a cyclist looking to drop some weight this year, we’ve got a min-E-book to help you make it happen. Think of it this way.  We all want to get a new bike and/or accessories to lower...
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Do Good Challenge 2015

January 1, 2015
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Do Good Challenge 2015

Last year we kicked things off with a 31 day challenge to help create more good in your life and the world.  We feel it’s such a fantastic thing, that we’re encouraging anyone who didn’t do it last time to do it this year.  May you all help Goodfluence the year ahead. We found...
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Loving the Bike TV: How You Start Your Day/Live Your Life

December 31, 2014
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Have you ever heard the phrase, “How You Start Your Day is How You Live Your Life”?  Well we’re talking about that one in this week’s episode of Loving the Bike TV and explaining how it really is a key to loving life on and off the bike. It’s only fitting that tomorrow is...
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Going From Shimano to SRAM

December 30, 2014
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Going From Shimano to SRAM

It’s been about a month since I got my hot new, personal brand, ultra light road bike.  I’ve been promising for a while, but more details on our own Concepcion brand of custom road bikes will be coming out soon.  For now, let me at least drop the logo for you to check out. Okay,...
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This is Me. This is #MakeitHappen.

December 29, 2014
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This is Me.  This is #MakeitHappen.

There is a song inside me that is destined to top the charts. There is a need to be happy and in control at all times. I can see myself being someone who comforts people and makes them feel great. But also extreme anger, that at times makes me say things I cannot believe. Definitely...
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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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