MJ Swap and Gypsy Weekend

08
Nov
2010

Since starting this blog, I’ve wanted to dedicate a post solely to great photos.  Well, that day has come.  Thanks to my new buddy, Chris from Chris Gomez Photography I’m posting some of his original photos from this past weekend in Austin.  I’ve been looking forward to this weekend for a while now, as I was excited to attend the annual Mellow Johnny’s Swap.  The event is a fantastic time to pick up cycling gear at great prices because dealers and reps are there to sell off old merchandise.

Okay, I’ll let the photos do the taking…but tune in at the bottom to find out more about Chris Gomez and the incredible things he is doing with his photography.

Mellow Swap – Mellow Johnny’s

This one isn’t a Chris Gomez photo – What $35 got me at the Mellow Swap….Awesome

Gypsy Picnic

Chris Gomez

Based out of Austin, Texas Chris Gomez is the events photographer for Mellow Johnny’s bike shop. When he’s not shooting photography for Lance’s shop he’s shooting local music and sporting events in the Austin area. To check out more of Chris’ amazing photos, have a look over at www.chrisgomezphoto.com.

Chris is also actively involved with Livestrong. He currently participates in the Livestrong Challenge each year.  100% of the proceeds from his site is donated to the LIVESTRONG foundation.

Enjoy Your Ride

Tags: ,

Pin It
  • Amanda

    Awesome pictures!! Love them all!!

  • http://gregridestrails.com Greg

    Nice score on the bike gear! I love gear swaps. Never been to a bike swap before, but I’ve been to many a ski swap…

  • http://www.pamelahutchins.com Pamela

    Oh man, Feb 20, @trimon29 and I will have to come cheer, too,

    Awesome pics, Chris.

    Darryl, you’re giving me “Austin envy.” (Went to law school there, and never wanted to leave)

    • http://lovingthebike.com Loving the Bike

      This city rocks. There is always something incredible going on. Yeah, you’ll have to come in February so we can watch @bikerly and all those other amazing runners.

  • http://bikerly.wordpress.com bikerly

    Love these pics from Chris. Especially liked the ‘bikes’ gallery.

    Can’t wait to visit you guys down there. Weekend of Feb 20, Darryl. Austin Marathon is a go. Starting official marathon training as soon as I click the submit button. Maybe Chris can take some pics of me hobbling across the finish line with a PBR in my hand : )

    • http://oldguy2wheels.wordpress.com/ Tim

      I knew it. A conspiracy to make Austin even more awesome. You guys have been plotting.

    • http://www.chrisgomezphoto.com Chris

      Thanks for the kind words everyone. I’ll be at the Austin Marathon cheering on all my friends running in it and I’ll be snapping pics as well. I’ll keep an eye out for you!

      • http://lovingthebike.com Loving the Bike

        You won’t be able to miss @bikerly. He’ll likely be wearing moose antlers or something crazy like that. He is total comedy and a great guy.

Sponsors

Featured on these top sites

Blog Partners

Cycling 360 Podcast

Popular Threads

Causes

Switch to our mobile site

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