Archive for May, 2019

It’s Easy for a Cyclist to Celebrate Turning 50

May 16, 2019
It’s Easy for a Cyclist to Celebrate Turning 50

In about a month, I jump into a category that I have always reserved for old people. A time of life that always seemed too far off to even acknowledge. An age that was much further along than I’ve always been. On June 17, I turn 50. Just in writing that short simple sentence,...
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How to Get Back to an Active Lifestyle After Recovery

May 16, 2019

No one wants to think about a time when they wouldn’t be able to hop on their bike at a moment’s notice. Cycling may not be as intensive as some physical sports; however, going through a period of ill health can gravely affect one’s ability to get on and off the bike. If you’ve...
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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.


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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