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The History of the Folding Bicycle

August 18, 2017
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The History of the Folding Bicycle

Man has always looked for ways to improve on inventions to make them better and more convenient. One fantastic example of this is the bicycle – this superb form of transportation has been adapted and changed many times over the years and there are now dozens of variations available. The Bicycle One of the...
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Celebrity Cyclists

August 14, 2017
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Celebrity Cyclists

Back when Lance Armstrong was the king of cycling and won the Tour de France seven times in a row, riding road bikes became cool in the eyes of Hollywood.  We all know how things went for Lance, but his influence has created a huge amount of celebrity cyclists. During his era many celebrities jumped on board...
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Living Smart When Biking Hard

July 29, 2017
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Living Smart When Biking Hard

Coming from a small town with little in the way of cycling consideration, it’s no surprise to find out that not everywhere in the country loves to ride a bike. While some people prefer to sit comfortably in their mega-sized SUV’s, there are those of us that would rather get a good exercise in...
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Top 3 Brain Boosting Supplements To Give You A Mental Edge

July 28, 2017
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Top 3 Brain Boosting Supplements To Give You A Mental Edge

Whether you know it or not, there are powerful brain boosting supplements that can give you a mental edge at work, with competitive sports like cycling, playing trivia games, and performing many other tasks. These supplements have wide-ranging benefits like productivity boost, memory improvement, mood improvement, and they even serve as protection against mental...
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Organize A Cost-Effective Charity Cycling Event

July 27, 2017
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Organize A Cost-Effective Charity Cycling Event

Increasing The Quality Of The Occasion And Spending Less The aim of a sports charity event can be to save a local athletic program fundamentally important to the children involved. It can be the motivator which turns an otherwise “fringe” sporting activity into something worth celebrating. It can raise community awareness, and even be...
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Simple Ways To Get Back In The Saddle After an Injury

July 12, 2017
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Simple Ways To Get Back In The Saddle After an Injury

Even if you take all of the right safety precautions and you’re as careful in the saddle as possible, there’s always a chance that you’re going to end up in a some kind of accident. This is something that anyone who’s really loving the bike is going to have to come to terms with....
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True Women’s Cycling Clothing from Knights of Mo’Bay

July 3, 2017
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True Women’s Cycling Clothing from Knights of Mo’Bay

Ugh, another male specific jersey in a woman’s cut with elastic seams around the hips.  Oh wait there’s another flower, bird print or ugly busy pink jerseys. Yeah, women don’t like these tired themes.  But our friends at Knights of Mo’Bay have several options that are designed to give women alternative choices for their cycling...
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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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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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