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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?

    Spud

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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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    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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    A cup of the Keurig Kona blend and I'm good to go.

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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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    I've learned to appreciate the Frappe variations of coffee for riding since they dont splash
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    This is my commuter rig. Really, coffee is required.


    coffee by ccorlew, on Flickr
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    Great idea, glad you thought of it.
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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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    fits a bottle cage, one handed operation.


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