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Old 05-27-12, 05:14 PM   #1
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I tried something new today ... genius!

I wasn't quite awake this AM when I headed out for my ride so ...... I put coffee in my water bottle rather than water. Genius! Why haven't I thought of this before?

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Old 05-27-12, 05:29 PM   #2
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I see commuters using insulated metal bottles all the time. Think your a little late to the party.

But, good for you on finally getting there!!

Oh, I wouldn't use hot drinks in plastic bottles, you should look into stainless insulated bottle.
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Old 05-27-12, 06:16 PM   #3
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There's a 7-Eleven half mile from work where I get my morning cup, and two fruits. I throw the paper cup in an empty bottle cage. I ride easy to work, and get there with most of it.

Keep forgetting my insulated cup at work.
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Old 05-27-12, 07:22 PM   #4
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A cup of the Keurig Kona blend and I'm good to go.
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Old 05-27-12, 08:05 PM   #5
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I don't carry any on the bike, but before and after my weekend rides, it's a cup or two of one or the other pictured below.



It's magic!
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Old 05-27-12, 08:14 PM   #6
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I've learned to appreciate the Frappe variations of coffee for riding since they dont splash
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Old 05-27-12, 10:52 PM   #7
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This is my commuter rig. Really, coffee is required.


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Old 05-27-12, 10:56 PM   #8
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Great idea, glad you thought of it.
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Old 05-28-12, 12:23 AM   #9
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You must have been half asleep not to have coffee before you went out and just put the wrong stuff in the bottle. So Coffee on the ride---Where did you carry the Pie?

50+ rules state that when you stop for coffee- you have Pie.
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Old 05-28-12, 01:25 AM   #10
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fits a bottle cage, one handed operation.


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