How to Care for Yourself After a Bicycle Injury

12
Feb
2021

A bicycle injury can leave you in a lot of pain with difficulty moving, which is pretty awful, especially for those who enjoy the wind in their hair while riding down clear paths. The best thing you can do in this situation is taken as good care of yourself as possible, and here is...
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5 Benefits of Getting Back On Your Bike

02
Feb
2021
5 Benefits of Getting Back On Your Bike

In the midst of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, if you wanted to find yourself a bicycle to spend some much needed time outdoors, you were likely out of luck. Millions of new and old riders have taken advantage of the massive slow-down in life to get back on the road. Cycling is a great...
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Essential Skills Road Bikers Need to Master

02
Feb
2021

Whether you are a newbie to road biking or you go out on a semi-regular basis, there are a few skills that you need to master to ensure that you have an enjoyable and safe ride each and every time. So, whether you are looking for some detailed guidance or just one or two...
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Top 8 Websites Bicycle Lovers Need to Know

25
Jan
2021
Top 8 Websites Bicycle Lovers Need to Know

Whether you are new to biking and looking for tips on how to select a bike, or you are looking for new routes for your weekend rides you can find pretty much anything on cycling websites and blogs. Browsing the internet, you can find out about cool new accessories, read bike reviews, find events...
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Cycle Safety: The Cardinal Rules of Road Riding

25
Jan
2021
Cycle Safety: The Cardinal Rules of Road Riding

While road rules and laws for cyclists are different in every State and Territory, there are some rules that you should always follow as a road cyclist. Following these rules helps to not only keep order on the road, but it also allows you and your fellow cyclists to stay safe when you’re riding....
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4 Simple Ways to Clean and Detail your Bicycle

09
Dec
2020
4 Simple Ways to Clean and Detail your Bicycle

If you’re an avid cyclist, keeping your bicycle clean and detailed is imperative for a number of reasons. Maintaining your bike keeps it looking appealing, working smoothly and efficiently, and lets it serve you for an extended period. If you want to have your bicycle riding experience be more enjoyable and save yourself a...
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4 Critical Steps to Take After a Bicycle Accident

27
Oct
2020
4 Critical Steps to Take After a Bicycle Accident

Bicycle accidents can happen at any time. Even if you are the safest cyclist on the road and wear all the right gear, there’s no guarantee that you won’t be involved in a collision at some point in your life. Regardless of who is at fault, injuries from a bicycle accident can be physically...
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Every Way That Biking Is Good For The Soul

01
Oct
2020
Every Way That Biking Is Good For The Soul

There is no doubt about it, we should all have a more active lifestyle. We know that active lives can help us to feel better mentally and give us more energy, and we can also feel fulfilled when we do things that we love to do and that we enjoy. But yet, have you...
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6 Things You Have to Know Before You Start a Cycling Career

30
Sep
2020

Cycling is more than just a great way to get a full-body workout; it’s a popular sport around the world and it’s not uncommon for great cyclists to become celebrities in their country and internationally. It’s also a career that can be rewarding and lucrative. However, it’s anything but easy, and you have to...
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Le Tour Takes On Added Importance In 2020

15
Sep
2020
Le Tour Takes On Added Importance In 2020

The discipline of cycling has gone through a tumultuous year and with the threat of the Tour’s existence being called into question, the mere sight of pedals being turned in Nice would have offered a collective sigh of relief for all. None more so than for race director Christian Prudhomme and although he will...
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Doing More With Your Bike: Perfect Compliments to Your Cycling Activity

28
Aug
2020
Doing More With Your Bike: Perfect Compliments to Your Cycling Activity

Just like how driving can be calming, therapeutic, and enjoyable as an activity, biking is considered by many as an end in itself. As an avid biker, you may have your set routes to ride every Saturday morning, either with yourself or with other co-riders. It never really gets boring, right? However, you may...
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7 Top Cycling Tips For Newbies

20
Aug
2020
7 Top Cycling Tips For Newbies

The fact that the gym may be closed due to Covid-19 doesn’t mean giving up the quest to stay fit, and you can try biking as an alternative. That said, cycling is not always full of fun for newbies. As a beginner, you may get thrown off your bike with the least mistake, which...
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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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