Author Topic: Astana beans  (Read 1990 times)

Astana beans
« on: April 04, 2008, 04:27:57 pm »
What are they? I tried googling, but the only hits were for the cycling forum.
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Gus

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Re: Astana beans
« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2008, 04:37:12 pm »
You better pm Andygates or the testpersons who tried them last year.
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Re: Astana beans
« Reply #2 on: April 04, 2008, 04:43:11 pm »
Some mints with added does of caffeine and ephedrine.

Would get you in trouble if you were a pro athlete but otherwise perfectly legal.
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Re: Astana beans
« Reply #3 on: April 04, 2008, 05:24:15 pm »
Are they what vinokourov took? Make you go faster.

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Re: Astana beans
« Reply #4 on: April 04, 2008, 05:40:11 pm »

Keeps you going and going and going and Bonk.

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Re: Astana beans
« Reply #5 on: April 04, 2008, 05:50:05 pm »
Are they what vinokourov took? Make you go faster.

Not really, but he was in the news when I brewed them up so that's what I put on the tin.

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Re: Astana beans
« Reply #6 on: April 04, 2008, 06:51:28 pm »
I understood they were a mythical substance consumed by all cyclists who are faster than you.
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Re: Astana beans
« Reply #7 on: April 04, 2008, 07:53:37 pm »
Can you, er, y'know, buy these things anywhere?

Or is there a recipe?  :D

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Re: Astana beans
« Reply #8 on: April 04, 2008, 08:19:25 pm »
The recipe includes one naughty (legally grey) ingredient and is pharmacologically active.  So, mods, would you prefer I didn't post it?

(ah, the great cycling tradition of performance-enhancing drugs continues)
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Re: Astana beans
« Reply #9 on: April 04, 2008, 09:02:06 pm »
Selectively chopped from the "guidelines":

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