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Coffee/Caffeine status.

Old 03-05-10, 01:35 PM
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Coffee/Caffeine status.

If i have a 'vice' its coffee.

Its amazing how much better a Cafetiere makes average coffee. Just sayin.

And since purchasing said instrument my daily average has gone up at least one cup.
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Old 03-05-10, 01:37 PM
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I measure my caffeine intake in pots, not cups.
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Old 03-05-10, 01:41 PM
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Need to cut back with the more mileage the less intake. Tea in the evenings has been a good sub, but GAWD do I love my joe
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Old 03-05-10, 01:42 PM
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@caloso- wish i could too...but unfortunately it takes it effect. Quality over quantity for me. I cant have more than 3 cups a day, 2 of which are in the a.m.

I have a hard enough time sleeping as it is.
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Old 03-05-10, 01:43 PM
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Old 03-05-10, 01:59 PM
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My name IS Joe, so...
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1-2 cups in the AM and maybe a diet coke daily. That stuff gives me the shakes something serious.
I like good coffee (not talking starbucks) but I'm by no means addicted to it.
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6 cups of mountain dew today... no coffee....
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Originally Posted by saratoga View Post
1-2 cups in the AM and maybe a diet coke daily. That stuff gives me the shakes something serious.
I like good coffee (not talking starbucks) but I'm by no means addicted to it.
Yeah, I'm not at all addicted to coffee either. I can stop any time I want to, I just don't want to
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i like my coffee at european strength in american proportions.

i.e. i'm not happy until i twitch.
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Old 03-05-10, 02:31 PM
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If you're going to mainline...

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Old 03-05-10, 02:34 PM
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Originally Posted by tspek View Post
Earl Grey
Made daily in my ceramic coated iron kettle, right at my desk.

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Originally Posted by wanders View Post
If you're going to mainline...


I would love one of these. I have a cheap coffee maker. But it gets the job done.
Plus, there are way too many things I "need" before I get what I "want."
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no one mentioned espresso yet?

a double shot every morning using fresh grounds. below are the gadgets i use.



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If i buy a cup somewhere its an americano with an extra shot. Yum.
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^

i don't fetishize coffee.
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Old 03-05-10, 03:33 PM
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Originally Posted by hammy56 View Post
@caloso- wish i could too...but unfortunately it takes it effect. Quality over quantity for me. I cant have more than 3 cups a day, 2 of which are in the a.m.

I have a hard enough time sleeping as it is.
+1

also the effect is wearing off. I want it to come back!

I'm trying to cut it to no more than 300mg of caffeine on non training days (typically half in the AM, half around noon, so I can still sleep)

And 300mg before training on training days. I had my 2 cups at 8 this morning and I'm still flying high. Strangely if I had ingested more, I'd probably be crashing by now. Weird.
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Old 03-05-10, 03:34 PM
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Originally Posted by substructure View Post
I would love one of these. I have a cheap coffee maker. But it gets the job done.
Plus, there are way too many things I "need" before I get what I "want."
I understand.

I want a PowerTap. I need to keep the wife happy.

The nespresso was an X-mas gift to her 2 years ago.
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Old 03-05-10, 03:52 PM
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lately I'm drinking organic Indonesia Celebes dark roast.
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Old 03-05-10, 03:59 PM
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Seattle's Best, French Roast drank black. I dial it up to 7 on the little meter thing. Not sure if that's 7 standard "cups" (6oz?) or not.
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Old 03-05-10, 04:00 PM
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I think I need to start a drinking status thread as well. Cross season turned me into a lush.
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made a pot with my moka after a nice cold ride, burnt it, tasted like crap. oh well.
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This is in my kitchen:



It gets a lot of use.
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