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Old 09-05-2014, 01:01 PM   #21
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Concerning dehydration, I've read that, on balance, coffee is not dehydrating.
Drinking caffeine–containing beverages as part of a normal lifestyle doesn't cause fluid loss in excess of the volume ingested. While caffeinated drinks may have a mild diuretic effect — meaning that they may cause the need to urinate — they don't appear to increase the risk of dehydration.
And I know where all the pit stops are on my bike routes.

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Old 09-05-2014, 05:47 PM   #22
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Al, the diuretic effect is well established, and is the reason why most runners I know use the "two hours before the race" cutoff. You should be able to eliminate enough during those two hours that you won't need a potty stop during your effort.

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