Tour Down Under: Stage 3 Updates

24
Jan
2013

Our friend James Hopping is hanging out at the Tour Down Under this week and has supplied us with a few pictures and comments from Stage 3.  Yeah, I’m just a little jealous of James, but happy to have him providing this update.

TDU: Stage 3

by James Hopping

This is a picture I took at TDU stage 3 at the 1km to go.

2013 Tour Down Under

The train had all the place getters in shot , Goss on Gilbert’s wheel and the winner ( wearing best young rider jersey – far RHS of pic) Slagter – Blanco Pro Cycling) getting ready for his lead out from teammate Tanner.

They absolutely flew by going up the climb to the finish, Gilbert looked hungry with Goss fixed to his back wheel like glue.

Slagter did an awesome job to make his way through the riders for a win.

Other pic’s:

2013 Tour Down Under

 Finish line ( earlier in day )

2013 Tour Down Under

My ride I rode to the race

 

2013 Tour Down Under

Some crazy guys (team blue edge) I came across on the day following the race

Enjoy Your Ride

Tags:

Pin It

Leave a Reply

Sponsors

Featured on these top sites

Blog Partners

Cycling 360 Podcast

Causes

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.

Sports Drink Homebrew

Please send us your questions for our Expert Sports Nutritionist, Kelli Jennings to “Ask the Sports Nutritionist“. Kelli Jennings is a Registered Dietitian with a passion for healthy eating, wellness, & sports nutrition. For more information go to www.apexnutritionllc.com.

Nutrition Tips