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My Bike Related Picks for

July 24, 2012
My Bike Related Picks for

I might feel just a little bit un-worthy of being labeled the “Riding Expert” for this week, but I am also so incredibly honored and excited to be helping them get more people on bikes. As part of my duties this week, I’ve provided them with some of my favorite websites for various...
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July 23, 2012
By’s Week of Riding

In the true spirit of Make it Happen Monday, we’re kicking off this week like a fired up Rockstar.  Not only has labeled this the “Week of Riding” for their Summer of Doing promotion, but they have brought me and Loving the Bike on as their expert for the subject. As you can...
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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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