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What's In Your Water Bottle?

Old 10-17-12, 07:18 PM
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What's In Your Water Bottle?

What kind of drink is in your water bottle? For me it's always been just water.
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Old 10-17-12, 07:27 PM
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Always just water when I commute. For my big trips (daylong/overnight excursions) I will sometimes bring along some Gatorade, but just because I feel like I'm sneaking a treat!
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Old 10-17-12, 07:31 PM
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Always water when commuting. When on longer rides I usually pass the mall which has a vending machine with Gatorade and I will fill my, by then, empty second water bottle.
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Water.

But I keep several 60ml Nalgene bottles with pre-measured Gatorade crystals in my trunk bag. If I want to go for a longer ride on the way home I just dump one in and give the bottle a good shake. A sign of a good ride are white salt lines running across my jersey and gritty feeling temples. Gotta replace those electrolytes.
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For commuting, water.
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Good old-fashioned water.
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I use water...if I'm going a long way sometimes I'll toss in a little salt...errrrr..."electrolytes" into the second bottle with a little lemon juice and sugar.
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Old 10-17-12, 08:45 PM
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water for less than 2h trip. More than 2h trip I do my own gatorade : filtered water, salt, honey, vitamins B1..B12, lemon juice
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these last few days there is water on both sides of the bottle.
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I tend to put a little Mio in the water,...just to add some taste. But, that's about it. I've yet to do a 2+ hour ride,...
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water in big bottle, smaller one gets power aid.
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Water for length of ride.
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I'm surprised that so many people use them for water. Actually I thought for sure someone would say they put coffee or something in theirs.
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Green Tea bag and cold water. If in the afternoon or night, plain ol water. Always in a Polar Bottle. But guess that is another thread, what do you put your water in.
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Originally Posted by itsdonny View Post
I'm surprised that so many people use them for water. Actually I thought for sure someone would say they put coffee or something in theirs.
Well.... the white one in my avatar had 3 tire levers, some glueless patches, and a Park MT-1 multi-tool at the time.
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Old 10-18-12, 12:26 AM
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Dihydrogen monoxide in one. The other usually just has water.
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Old 10-18-12, 12:27 AM
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Old 10-18-12, 01:20 AM
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Water. If I plan on riding 100 miles plus I buy a small bottle of powerade ad I tend to cramp up at 80 miles without more electrolytes.
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Water.

I'm concerned about sipping sugary drinks over long periods, and the effect it would have on my teeth, so water only.

On the odd occasion I have something else in another bottle with me, then it gets washed down with water afterwards.
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tap water
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Old 10-18-12, 02:41 AM
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Originally Posted by kjmillig View Post
Dihydrogen monoxide in one.
be careful that stuff is deadly
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Old 10-18-12, 02:49 AM
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water on commuting. Longer rides may be a little different.
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I prefer Dihydrogen monoxide mixed with Oxygen hydroxine.
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