Why I think Every Cyclist is a Champion

10
Feb
2010
Why I think Every Cyclist is a Champion

I am Strong. I am Powerful. I will Overcome. I am a Champion. This isn’t just some crazy mantra from one of those cults you read about in magazines. This is something that if said to ourselves every day, and believed….would not only change our lives….but our cycling as well. That’s right. How many...
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One of my favorite cycling memories

10
Feb
2010
One of my favorite cycling memories

On the South East tip of St. Kitts, West Indies is a stretch of land known as The Peninsula.  A paved road was built in 1989 to make this area accessible, and it now allow people to drive along a stretch of road through untapped nature.  Miles of beautiful, natural scenery.  This 10KM section...
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Welcome

06
Feb
2010
Welcome

How many times do you get the chance to follow a new blogger right from the start?  Now is your chance.  The Loving the Bike train has just left the station and we are so happy to have you along for the ride.  Sit back, check us out, and come back often.  We’ve got...
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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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