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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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Loving the Bike TV: Taking Work Out of Your Work Day

May 14, 2014
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Loving the Bike TV: Taking Work Out of Your Work Day

I’m really excited about this weeks edition of Loving the Bike TV.  This one totally is a huge factor in Loving Life on and off the Bike.  I don’t know if I can stress it any more. As I mention in the video, many of you might not understand what I’m saying at first….but...
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Shit Cycling Climbers Say

May 13, 2014
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Shit Cycling Climbers Say

It’s been about a year and a half since the “Shit Cyclists Say” video went viral and spurned a bunch of similar type posts.  My buddy, Ryan van Duzer was the star of the original video (which has had well over a million views) and it’s still the best of the bunch. It’s been long...
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Definition of Success

May 12, 2014
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Definition of Success

The word success is a funny thing….and what exactly is it anyway?  We’re conditioned by the media and other influences around us that success equates to obtaining lots of money, owning a nice house and car, and having a position of status or power in the work you do. I don’t know about you,...
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Loving the Bike TV: Try Anything Once

May 7, 2014
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We’ve all heard it…..”try anything once.”  I couldn’t agree more.  In this week’s edition of Loving the Bike TV, I explain why following this approach will help give you that Loving Life on and off the Bike feeling.
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Adrenaline

May 6, 2014
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Adrenaline

  You’ve seen the video of me cycling the roads here in Grenada.  They really aren’t as scary as I make them out to be….it’s my rebel without a clue attitude that puts me in some very precarious situations.  Yes, it’s probably as scary as I make it look. But that’s me.  For some...
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Bicycle Culture by Design: This TEDx Talk Rocks

May 5, 2014
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Bicycle Culture by Design: This TEDx Talk Rocks

I could have just put this video link on social media, but it is so much more worthy than just a simple tweet or post.  This TEDx Talk came out in 2012, but I just happened across it today.  It blew my cycling mind. “50 million people a year are injured in car accidents. 1.2...
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Are You Using Time or Saving It?

May 5, 2014
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Are You Using Time or Saving It?

Are you going to spend your day Using your time or Saving it? As is always the case with me, I take my inspiration from the things that cross my path.  Many times I find it in kind of out-of-the-way places.  My newest piece of wisdom comes from the one and only, Jimmy Buffett. His...
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Loving the Bike TV: Rule Breaking and Anarchy

April 30, 2014
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What if I told you one of the ways to achieve a Loving Life attitude was by breaking rules and promoting anarchy?  Well, that’s exactly what I’m doing in this week’s episode of Loving the Bike TV.  Before you think to yourself that I’ve lost it and x out of this post, have a...
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Busy….Means You’re Not Doing It Right

April 29, 2014
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Busy….Means You’re Not Doing It Right

Yeah, I’m guilty of sometimes saying “sorry I haven’t been in touch….I’ve just been so busy”.  I know I’m not the only one using this perfect little excuse now, am I? If I was being completely honest, I should actually say, “sorry dude, you just haven’t been at the top of my priority list….nor...
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The Benefits of Staying Ahead

April 28, 2014
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The Benefits of Staying Ahead

Is it easier to stay in shape once you are in shape, or to get in shape when you are overweight?  Is it easier to keep your bank account positive when you are debt free, or when loaded with severe liability?  Is it easier to clean your house daily or leave everything sitting around...
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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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