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Beer cravings after rides?

Old 08-12-10, 01:12 PM
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Beer cravings after rides?

Anyone else get a few cold ones on the way home after a hot summer ride?
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Old 08-12-10, 01:15 PM
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In general or just when riding?

just sayin....
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Old 08-12-10, 01:19 PM
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Nope. I drink water when I ride, when I get home I drink more water.
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I just want water or Gatorade. Beer would make me feel full
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Oh yeah - need to replace those carbs!
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I like to drink on a hot summer day period.
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Some dudes actually have a cooler in their vehicle so they get started right after the rides!
I always crave cider after a ride. But good decently-priced cider is hard to come by here in NC. Samuel Smith's when it is on sale...
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Your problem may have nothing to do with the bike.
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I enjoy a cigar after my rides...


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I know, take these small studies with a grain of salt, but...

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...cientists.html
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Chocolate milk w/ whey protein after workout = my "beer"
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88 miles yesterday and the first thing I did when I walked in the front door was crack open a beer!
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I know, take these small studies with a grain of salt, but...

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...cientists.html
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Chocolate milk w/ whey protein after workout = my "beer"
For me this would change to - - - > Chocolate milk w/ whey protein after workout = gassy all night long
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For me this would change to - - - > Chocolate milk w/ whey protein after workout = gassy all night long
Haha, I'm not married so no ones complaining
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Can't think of a better reason to choose beer. After all, don't they call it a cold one.. It's not a craving. !. After a club ride, it's more like a ritual.
/ . Should I not be in the mood for a brewski, I'd say my next favorite choice is cold, cold 1% milk.. Often , if it's hot and a long ride, I might down a whole quart.
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I refuse to constrain my beer cravings with words like ride, afterward, during, before, sleep, awake, on the crapper, etc.
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i have a fully stocked mini fridge in my garage where my rides end, cold beer is a well earned indulgence after a hot ride.
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A pint always makes that last climb on the way home so much easier.
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lol, when I ride I use Amino Vital Endurance with extra scoop of BCAA + glutamine. Every so often I do crave a beer after a hard work out, but I just feel that I would be wasting all the hard work by introducing alcohol to my system.
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I changed my ride time to the crack of dawn instead of after work. That way I don't miss happy hour.
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lol, when I ride I use Amino Vital Endurance with extra scoop of BCAA + glutamine. Every so often I do crave a beer after a hard work out, but I just feel that I would be wasting all the hard work by introducing alcohol to my system.
If a beer is going to destroy your "hard work", you're not working hard enough.
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Beer is a great motivator toward the end of a ride. But when I am finally home off the bike I first want water, sugar and salt. Then beer.
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It should be noted that in that beer study I linked to, they do say that a sports drink was shown to be the best recovery drink.
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