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A Mug of Beer or Glass of Wine after the Bicycle is stowed for the night?

Old 01-25-21, 12:55 PM
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Every once in a while I have a glass of wine, or maybe two. Its not much fun alone, and one glass gets me pretty tipsy anymore. Remember to stay off of the internet when drinking.
But we used to have a taco Tuesday before covid after the Tuesday ride down at our local burrito place and most would have Margaritas. I sometimes would have one but usually preferred a beer and burrito. But somedays didn't feel like having any alcohol and would splurge with one of the mexican sodas, ooooo love that strawberry soda. I hope once this is over we can go back to those days again. I so miss having a life outside of my apartment.
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Old 01-25-21, 01:50 PM
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There's a good reason why Campagnolo made this.

Or as our wine instructor in culinary school said, “Italy is basically one big vineyard.”
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Old 01-25-21, 02:31 PM
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My club mates have said many times, "we have a nice drinking club with a 'cycling' problem."
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Old 01-25-21, 04:15 PM
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Yeah you probably live longer if you don’t drink... but who would want to!
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Old 01-25-21, 04:28 PM
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Originally Posted by twowheelies View Post
Yeah you probably live longer if you don’t drink... but who would want to!
I've seen studies that state that you live longer if you DO drink. And those are the only studies that I listen to!

https://time.com/5166514/moderate-dr...-longer-study/
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Old 01-25-21, 04:34 PM
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Originally Posted by Riveting View Post
I've seen studies that state that you live longer if you DO drink. And those are the only studies that I listen to!

https://time.com/5166514/moderate-dr...-longer-study/

I knew it!
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Old 01-25-21, 04:43 PM
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The barley and hops never taste better than after a good ride! I ride the Pinellas Trail here in the Tampa Bay Area...and for good or bad, there are several craft breweries right on the trail which make great pit stops! 👍
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Old 01-25-21, 11:37 PM
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I love drinking 2-3 beers after getting home from a three hour bike ride. The beer really hits the spot. I like good beer and not the mass marketed stuff. Definitely don't like the IPA crap.
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Old 01-26-21, 05:23 AM
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Cider farmer

I'm building a small homestead with a vineyard and orchard to retire to. My other passion (besides biking) is making hard cider. So yes, when I'm not riding, I'm often sipping
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Old 01-26-21, 05:44 AM
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No Safe Level of Alcohol, New Study Concludes

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Old 01-26-21, 05:47 AM
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Originally Posted by Jordanmilo View Post
Or as our wine instructor in culinary school said, “Italy is basically one big vineyard.”
With some GREAT roads
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Shortly after I first got involved in the whole Recreational Road Cycling obsession, some fellow cyclists introduced me to the concept of the "post-ride beer"

For the few months prior to that it had never even occurred to me to imbibe after a ride, despite my being a beer aficionado. The first time someone mentioned a "post-ride beer" I was literally taken aback, shocked at how alien the concept was. Talk about Cognitive Dissonance: beer as a recovery beverage?!?!?

Boy did I learn fast.
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Originally Posted by twowheelies View Post
Yeah you probably live longer if you don’t drink... but who would want to!

NOPE it just seems longer- CHEERS!
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Usually beer after a ride, though I generally prefer wine to beer. Nowadays I almost always drink non-alcoholic beer. Just a very few years ago all NA beer was horrible {O'Doul's anyone?). Nowadays there are a ton of really good NA brews (Erdinger, Two Roots, Lagunitas, Estrella Galicia, etc). Unfortunately, progress in NA wine has been dismal. It all still tastes horrible.
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Old 02-01-21, 05:46 PM
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Shot of Scotch whiskey 🥃. With my buds. Ah!
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Old 02-01-21, 06:10 PM
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Originally Posted by Trakhak View Post
You can find science and studies to back up anything you want to believe in or justify. Bottom line is moderation and be smart. Indulging in anything (including exercise) can be harmful to your health.
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Originally Posted by Trakhak View Post
This is for those who clutch their pearls after the ride.
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Old 02-04-21, 06:56 PM
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Sometimes a beer, and sometimes a diet Pepsi immediately after a good ride - then a meal. A couple or three hours later I like a glass or two of Prosecco.
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Two inch ice cube, covered with bourbon.
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Originally Posted by 5 mph View Post
Are over 50 bike riders teetotalers?
I haven't had any Beer or Wine for the last ten years. To me, exercise (running for many years prior to biking) gave me the pleasant sensation I was seeking. Plus, my spouse doesn't partake either, and it never showed up in the refrigerator. My job took up a lot of time.
I guess one other thing. Even when I was in my late forties, just two beers would knock me out.
Life is short. I may reverse course soon! Maybe this summer after a long hot bike ride I will have a cold gold Hefeweizen.
You left out a few options. But that hefeweizen sounds good.
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Originally Posted by twowheelies View Post
Yeah you probably live longer if you don’t drink... but who would want to!
You don't live longer if you don't drink, it just feels that way.
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Old 02-05-21, 10:46 AM
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That study is BS. a 100% of people that died last year from not drinking still died.
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Old 02-06-21, 08:54 AM
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Of course.

Local brew if possible, IPA if available.

Why do you think cycling computers have a "calories burned" display? Divide by 150 and that's how many beers you can have and break even.

I'm not training for the Olympics, I'm just trying to enjoy life!
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Old 02-06-21, 09:22 AM
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Beer Yes - any type/flavor almost always after a ride
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Old 02-06-21, 09:37 AM
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Beer after a ride? Yes, please. And perhaps a bourbon a little later. Thank you, and good riding!
Ditto, but I'll take a nice red wine here and there as well.
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