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The Power and Happiness of Self Awareness

February 29, 2016
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The Power and Happiness of Self Awareness

It hit me over 15 years ago.  The internal knowing that if I just completely be myself at all times, that everything else will all fall into place.  Best of all, I’ll feel a lot better in the process. I started working as a marketing rep for Costco Wholesale around 1995, and when I...
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Keep on Riding with Superberries Aroniaberry+ Daily Wellness Shot

February 22, 2016
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Keep on Riding with Superberries Aroniaberry+ Daily Wellness Shot

I was recently contacted by Superberries and I was asked to review the Aroniaberry+ product.  Superberries sent me the product free of charge and here’s what I have to say about it. None of us want to get sick and miss time on the bike, right? With all the germs floating around, how do...
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Enjoy a Relaxing Weekend of Great TV

February 22, 2016
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Enjoy a Relaxing Weekend of Great TV

Enjoy a Relaxing Weekend of Great TV by Noah Sparrow As the weekend approaches, I – like many other people – start to look forward to the chance to kick back and relax with some of my favourite TV shows. With the diverse variety of entertainment on the box these days, I rarely struggle...
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A Vegas All-Nighter

February 19, 2016
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A Vegas All-Nighter

If you know anything about me, you’ll know that I’m not much of a wild party type guy.  Yeah, I like to chill out most of the time and I get my adrenaline rush from cycling through the streets of Grenada.  That is my idea of a wild party. But next week I intend on...
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Cycling and the Science of Happiness

February 15, 2016
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Cycling and the Science of Happiness

I always talk about “Loving Life on and off the Bike”, but do you think it’s easier to be happy in all areas because of the fact that we ride bicycles? I came across an article last week called The Science Behind Why Cycling Makes Us Happier, and it sparked me to relate this...
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A Cyclist and the Food Waste Fiasco

February 8, 2016
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A Cyclist and the Food Waste Fiasco

I’ve been telling you about an amazing individual named Rob Greenfield for the past couple of years now, and you’ve definitely heard me refer to him as “the Gandhi of our time“.  Well, this cycling friend of mine continues to spread his good word, and he just recently completed a Ted Talk that I...
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Flighthub’s Guide For Your First Bike Trip

February 3, 2016
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Flighthub’s Guide For Your First Bike Trip

FlightHub’s guide to planning a 3-5 day biking trip for newbs. So you’ve finally decided to get on two wheels and see how far your body can take you before absolutely passing out from exhaustion. Congratulations! As proof that we believe anyone (even newbies) can take on a bike trip, FlightHub Review has compiled...
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Flighthub’s Guide to a Two-Wheel Winter in Montreal

February 2, 2016
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Flighthub’s Guide to a Two-Wheel Winter in Montreal

How to gear up for winter biking in Montreal It takes a particular breed of people to commit themselves to winter biking. Not only are you living and breathing the cold and dreaded winter season, but biking through a snowstorm isn’t what most people consider a good time, or a favorite winter activity. But...
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What City?

February 1, 2016
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What City?

What city would you live in if you could pick anywhere in the world, without restrictions?  Tougher than you think, huh? What would the basis for your decision be?  Would you choose somewhere that allows you to ride your bike in a safe and comfortable environment each and every day of the year?  Would...
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The Happy News

January 25, 2016
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The Happy News

I don’t watch or follow the news.  Don’t care for it.  Don’t honestly feel like I need to know what the news shows want me to see.  But that’s just me. The idea of news got me thinking about what the top inspirational stories or “happy news” for 2016 have been so far.  A...
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Six Outstanding Family Cycling Trails in Devon

January 20, 2016
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Six Outstanding Family Cycling Trails in Devon

Devon – if you can’t be lucky enough to live there, you might as well get a taste with a holiday! One of the most stunning and culturally-rich regions of the UK, it’s easy to see why people fall in love with Devon. For families in particular, it’s difficult to think of anywhere that...
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The Best All Inclusive Destinations for Summer

January 20, 2016
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The Best All Inclusive Destinations for Summer

Are the winter blues getting you down? It may be time to book your summer holiday and start dreaming of that sun-kissed paradise. There are heaps of destinations to choose from, but here are five of the best for an all-inclusive getaway. The Algarve The world renowned beaches of the Algarve have long been...
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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.

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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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