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More from Knights of Mo’ Bay

May 17, 2017
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More from Knights of Mo’ Bay

We’ve been partnered with this great independent cycling clothing company for several years now.  Here is our first article about them from back in 2012.  Knights of Mo’ Bay offers a line of cycling jerseys and gear to a niche market, and we’ve really enjoyed working with them.  Here’s the latest news from Knights...
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Learn To Bomb Down Trails Like A Pro

May 10, 2017
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Learn To Bomb Down Trails Like A Pro

If you’ve ever spent any time seriously getting into the sport of mountain biking, you’ll have noticed something. There seem to be a lot of people out there on the internet who can do the seemingly impossible on two wheels, shredding down the side of mountains at speeds that’ll have you checking you haven’t...
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Getting Back Into Cycling? Here’s A Handy Buyer’s Guide

May 5, 2017
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Getting Back Into Cycling? Here’s A Handy Buyer’s Guide

Source: Pixabay Like a lot of people, you might have been crazy about your bike for a long time as a kid, and gradually let this fall by the wayside as you grew older. These days, you’ve probably got a car for getting from A to B, and the only bikes in the house...
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The Most Important Cycling Accessory

April 28, 2017
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The Most Important Cycling Accessory

I wrote a while back about the importance of having ID with you on and of the bike on the road….now it’s time to drill that point home with another post on it. My boys and I each wear our MyID bands all the time.  We like the style, we like the security, and we like...
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A Summer Holiday on the Turquoise Coast: The highlights of Fethiye, Turkey

April 27, 2017
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A Summer Holiday on the Turquoise Coast: The highlights of Fethiye, Turkey

Fethiye is a lovely seaside port town with plenty of opportunities to get out on the water, explore the town and its history, and hike or cycle through the incredible surrounding nature. Boat Cruises There are many gulet cruise routes that originate in Fethiye and travel to popular destinations like Olympos, Bodrum, and the...
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7 Tips for Choosing the Best Sunglasses for Cycling

April 3, 2017
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7 Tips for Choosing the Best Sunglasses for Cycling

Wearing sunglasses while cycling is more about practicality than fashion, cycling sunglasses offer our eyes some much needed protection from the elements. The right pair of sunglasses will protect your eyes from harmful UV and UVB Rays as well as dust, dirt and any debris that is kicked up by wind or your cycling...
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2017 Canada Cycling Event Tour

March 26, 2017
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2017 Canada Cycling Event Tour

2017 Canada Cycling Event Tour I’ve written about cycling in so many different parts of the world, but I’ve never really wrote about riding a bike in my home country of Canada. Now it’s time. Due to our weather in Canada, we have to jam pack a whole bunch of cycling events into just...
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Downhill MTB Tips From The Athertons

March 23, 2017
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Downhill MTB Tips From The Athertons

If there are two names everybody’s heard of on the downhill mountain biking scene, it’s Gee and Rachel Atherton, the brother and sister combo who’ve been shredding down Fort William and at competitions all over the world for more than a decade. They know a thing or two about going fast downhill. Here are...
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Look Bike Beautiful off the Bike

March 18, 2017
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Look Bike Beautiful off the Bike

I’m sure I’m not alone in my love for cycling themed t-shirts, right?  I’m also not the only one who aims to have enough cycling t-shirts to wear a different one every day of the month. Thanks to the guys from Cycology, our Loving the Bike crew is closer to this goal.  (I actually...
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What Really Matters When Choosing a Bike

March 17, 2017
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What Really Matters When Choosing a Bike

Image Source All cyclists will know that one of the more exciting elements of the whole lifestyle is being able to buy a new bike. When it comes time to do that, it can be a real thrill. There is a certain joy that comes from being able to buy a new bike which...
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7 Essential Ways to Become a Better Cyclist

March 2, 2017
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7 Essential Ways to Become a Better Cyclist

If you’re committed to becoming the best cyclist you can be, you’re in this for the long haul—literally and figuratively. Cycling requires a tremendous amount of physical fitness, but it also requires dedication, focus, and perseverance. Improving your cycling is a process; you build up to it, setting realistic goals along the way and...
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Important Things To Do Before You Hit the Road

March 1, 2017
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Important Things To Do Before You Hit the Road

Cycling is one of the best ways to get fit. After all, you are working all your muscles while you are biking. And you get to enjoy magnificent surroundings and the fresh air while you cycle. But you need to make sure you are prepared before you do head out on the road. After...
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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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