Archive for September, 2019

Life off the Bike Podcast Episode 1 Raw and Familiar

September 26, 2019
Life off the Bike Podcast Episode 1 Raw and Familiar

Yes, the rumours are true. I’ve started a new podcast, and it falls nicely in line with everything I’ve ever talked about here on Loving the Bike. Life off the Bike is the name of the new podcast and in each episode I bring on a guest to discuss life and how cycling has...
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    September 2019
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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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