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Old     (beef)      Join Date: Jan 2007       08-07-2007, 3:48 PM Reply   
What is your favorite energy drink for those 5am sessions, and why?
Old     (davidhep23)      Join Date: Feb 2007       08-07-2007, 3:51 PM Reply   
The green Monsters. Taste a lot better than red bull.
Old     (nwsjake10)      Join Date: Feb 2007       08-07-2007, 3:55 PM Reply   
gotta go with red bull

especially when your girlfriend is a "street team" member and makes sure your fridge its PACKED at all times..
Old     (nwsjake10)      Join Date: Feb 2007       08-07-2007, 3:57 PM Reply   
since were on the subject, you guys might want to look into this stuff called "VIBE" im not a big fan, but some buddies of mine are really into it..check it out..its SUPER healthy for you..just ready how much protien/calcium/viatmins you get in just one ounce of this stuff..pretty amazing!

http://www.vibrant-health-drink.com/index.htm
Old     (bigpapaf1f)      Join Date: May 2005       08-07-2007, 4:01 PM Reply   
"Lost" most of the day, Red Bull and Jager and night!
Old     (vin)      Join Date: May 2007       08-07-2007, 4:16 PM Reply   
green monsters for me too, the rest taste like dirt
Old     (bbking)      Join Date: Dec 2006       08-07-2007, 4:25 PM Reply   
i need to try green monster... blue (sugar free) was my first and almost made me stay away from energy drinks altogether

redbull-after running the hilly peachtree 10K some hot chicks with red bull backpacks gave me one and it was nice!.. i recently tried the sugar free which is roughly 100 calories less? not sure... but they're similar so i'll be drinking sugar free since i'm trying to drop down to 155 from 165

but i'm gonna get a monster soon
Old     (otiswunguy)      Join Date: Apr 2002       08-07-2007, 4:47 PM Reply   
monster xxl same price as a 8oz redbull. I do like the RBV's at night though. Isn't this about the time someone chimes in with how bad they are for all of us and how we don't realize what we are doing to our bodies?
Old     (ogopogo)      Join Date: May 2005       08-07-2007, 4:48 PM Reply   
ummm.... Coffee? With a little fireball. hmmm.
Old     (jpg)      Join Date: Jul 2007       08-07-2007, 4:56 PM Reply   
all that s#%t is bad for you. just go to sleep before 12:00 at night and don't drink so many beers.
Old    alanp            08-07-2007, 5:11 PM Reply   
blue monster or the java monster. i usually stay up way to late and drink to many beers to these are a life saver
Old     (lovin_the_wake)      Join Date: Jul 2007       08-07-2007, 5:18 PM Reply   
I go with red bull . . . Anyone ever try that Cocaine energy drink ?
Old     (cwbx993)      Join Date: Feb 2007       08-07-2007, 5:27 PM Reply   
ROCKSTAR
Old     (turbonine)      Join Date: Oct 2005       08-07-2007, 5:27 PM Reply   
Was the original green Monster. Now I am on to the Monster Khaos (orange color). Has a nice fruit juice flavor with the kick of Monster.
Old     (drewsnautique94)      Join Date: Nov 2006       08-07-2007, 5:28 PM Reply   
tilt
Old    kidrik            08-07-2007, 5:34 PM Reply   
Bloody Mary!
Old     (davidhep23)      Join Date: Feb 2007       08-07-2007, 5:37 PM Reply   
What do the rockstars taste like?
Old     (drewsnautique94)      Join Date: Nov 2006       08-07-2007, 5:40 PM Reply   
david- buy one and you will immediately be a rock star bro!..rock on!
Old     (seattle)      Join Date: Mar 2002       08-07-2007, 5:42 PM Reply   
No Fear or Adrenaline Rush.

I feed my companies greed for the green.
Old     (wakeboardlasvegas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       08-07-2007, 5:55 PM Reply   
xyience...cran razz!!
Old     (cbk)      Join Date: Aug 2006       08-07-2007, 6:54 PM Reply   
Upload = Liquid courage!
Old     (ilikebeaverandboats)      Join Date: Jul 2007       08-07-2007, 7:00 PM Reply   
lost is awesome

redbull is like liquid crack ma brotha and its awesome too.

full throttle tastes good but not as intense
Old     (bremsen)      Join Date: Aug 2005       08-07-2007, 7:17 PM Reply   
NOS
Old     (maliburider456)      Join Date: Nov 2006       08-07-2007, 7:24 PM Reply   
Red Bull all the way! and Nos is good too
Old     (qball)      Join Date: May 2007       08-07-2007, 7:25 PM Reply   
extra large dunkin donuts on the way to the lake then a couple of monsters between beers.
Old     (naterchip)      Join Date: Jul 2007       08-07-2007, 7:47 PM Reply   
monster! all the way, if they have it. if not a red bull and vodka will do the trick too.
Old     (lfs56)      Join Date: Jul 2007       08-07-2007, 8:02 PM Reply   
the "cocaine" energy drink is now named "Redline" and is so powerful that the FDA has taken it off the shelves 3 times, but my fav. is either Rockstar, Java Monster, Kronik, Whoop Ass, or the Orange Monster M-80, just had one of the M-80's today and they're awesome! but a friend of mine is sponsored by red bull for motocross and gets all he wants ;) so thats always an option
Old     (flip360)      Join Date: Jun 2007       08-07-2007, 9:11 PM Reply   
AMP, a little Vodka never hurts
Old     (derby)      Join Date: Nov 2005       08-07-2007, 9:12 PM Reply   
SPARKS!!!
Old     (hyperlitefan)      Join Date: Jul 2007       08-07-2007, 9:42 PM Reply   
I drink Nos also
Old     (homedawg678)      Join Date: Jan 2007       08-07-2007, 9:50 PM Reply   
anyone tried rage before?
Old     (wakeboardmatt)      Join Date: Jun 2007       08-07-2007, 11:38 PM Reply   
never heard of it
Old     (wakeeater)      Join Date: May 2002       08-07-2007, 11:44 PM Reply   
rockstar all the way tastes like red bull with more bite
Old     (raph_michel)      Join Date: Aug 2007       08-08-2007, 1:13 AM Reply   
AMP
or
MONSTER

like everybody else adderd
a little vodka never does u any harm
Old     (nickbot)      Join Date: Feb 2007       08-08-2007, 3:54 AM Reply   
redeye: coffee + espresso
Old    gotwake123            08-08-2007, 5:25 AM Reply   
WIRED ITS THE BEST 4X A REDBULL
Old     (lfrider139)      Join Date: May 2007       08-08-2007, 6:01 AM Reply   
red balls...its cocaine in a can baby
Old     (jason_ssr)      Join Date: Apr 2001       08-08-2007, 6:28 AM Reply   
Redline
Old     (kalenk)      Join Date: Feb 2007       08-08-2007, 6:31 AM Reply   
its amazing how far this thread is going.. people sure like to talk about their favorite energy drinks.
Old     (jon_m)      Join Date: Mar 2006       08-08-2007, 7:46 AM Reply   
i think i'm going to market coffee with an extreme name in an extreme can. i can charge 75 cents a can and still make 95% profit.
Old     (nwsjake10)      Join Date: Feb 2007       08-08-2007, 8:40 AM Reply   
i know i posted this but since we are all talking about "how bad this stuff is for you" i really really suggest trying this stuff!!! go to the site and see how good it is for u!

Upload

http://www.vibrant-health-drink.com/index.htm
Old     (kalenk)      Join Date: Feb 2007       08-08-2007, 9:13 AM Reply   
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Old     (beef)      Join Date: Jan 2007       08-08-2007, 9:15 AM Reply   
Thanks everyone. I just tried a Rockstar this morning, but don't feel as much as I thought I would. Does it take a while to kick in? I have a friend who works on some car magazine, and she can get me NOS free. I'll try that as well. I will be picking up one of those Monster's (probably the Orange one), and a Red Bull. I always liked the RBV, but never RB by itself. I'll try it again. I heard the Sobe drinks are good too. Never thought this thread would be this popular. Kick Ass!
Old     (noti_dad)      Join Date: Jul 2003       08-08-2007, 9:40 AM Reply   
My dealer got me hooked on Sobe, but since he stopped providing and I have to pay, I buy what I can find. I am currently shooting/snorting/inhaling Monster Blue.
Old     (wazzy)      Join Date: Nov 2001       08-08-2007, 9:52 AM Reply   
I got on a kick of trying all th different energy drinks I can find. So many now I can't remember, but thats probably OK since most aren't around very long. But I think my favs so far are:

Sobe/No Fear
Rip It - Power
Rockstar Juiced - Orange
Lost - the regular one
The Vitamin Energys by Vitamin Water are good too
Old     (xbones)      Join Date: Mar 2007       08-08-2007, 11:06 AM Reply   
+1 RB
Old     (ttrigo)      Join Date: Dec 2004       08-08-2007, 11:15 AM Reply   
I was hooked on Rockstar for a while. they are just so damn bad for you. no caffeine for me now.
I had hit those Bookoos (sp?) for a while. mainly because I got two free cases shipped from their website. not sure if they still ship you freebies or not.
Old     (fatsac)      Join Date: Jun 2004       08-08-2007, 11:24 AM Reply   
"Revive" by Vitamin Water. Me and caffeine do not mix well.
Old     (wakeboardmatt)      Join Date: Jun 2007       08-08-2007, 11:25 AM Reply   
lol ill try haha
Old     (kingskrew)      Join Date: May 2004       08-08-2007, 11:31 AM Reply   
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Old     (dreambig)      Join Date: Jul 2006       08-08-2007, 11:37 AM Reply   
If you really want to get ampped try Redline.

It tastes like crap but i works like no other drink. Only drink half a bottle your first time. This crap is really really really strong it was original only sold in health stores (GNC etc)but now you can find it a t gas stations. Warning this stuff will make you sick on a empty stomach
Old     (tsteeb)      Join Date: Aug 2006       08-08-2007, 12:16 PM Reply   
zip fizz liquid shots are great but taste like ass
Old     (poserondubs)      Join Date: Aug 2004       08-08-2007, 12:27 PM Reply   
low carb monster!!.or.sugar free red bulls
Old     (hbguy)      Join Date: Jun 2005       08-08-2007, 12:40 PM Reply   
1/2 caf venti drip with an inch of soy
Old     (westsiderippa)      Join Date: Dec 2006       08-08-2007, 12:52 PM Reply   
kinda different, but im a diet pepsi guy for my morning wake up juice.
Old     (txadam)      Join Date: Sep 2005       08-08-2007, 12:56 PM Reply   
Quad Grande Cappuccino does the job for me if it's an early morning and not too hot out yet. Otherwise, it's Reb Bull FTW.

I got on a crazy kick of trying a new energy drink every time I bought one for a while...tried some nasty shiz along the way but always come back to RB's.
Old     (extremeisaac)      Join Date: Aug 2005       08-08-2007, 12:57 PM Reply   
Rockstar Mango Flavor.. I just picked up a 50 pack from Costco!
Old     (ironj32)      Join Date: Jan 2007       08-08-2007, 12:58 PM Reply   
i know this is about energy drinks. but food will get me going more than anything else. nothing better than chompin' down an entire new box (I mean the whole thing) of cereal to get me going.

my personal favorite
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Old     (innov8)      Join Date: May 2005       08-08-2007, 1:24 PM Reply   
http://www.monsterenergy.com/product/bigblack.php
Old     (board2death)      Join Date: Apr 2006       08-08-2007, 1:27 PM Reply   
Howz 'bout a fruit bowl, oatmeal and a cup of coffee. Energy all day with no "sugar crash"
Old     (jason_ssr)      Join Date: Apr 2001       08-08-2007, 1:43 PM Reply   
all right, if you guys like the energy drink feel, and looking for the next big caffeine buzz, here is what you do. you cant buy energy drinks marketed in standard US markets. Go to china town or your areas asian supermarket area. Here you can buy the original "RedBull" from Thailand (even though they dont call it redbull, its called something else but the Austrians named it redbull because of the logo). Its in screw top bottles. You cant read the labels, but you will recognize the bull logo. This stuff is far more potent than any of the canned products we get. half of one of these had my big self bouncing off the walls, and shaking in my bed at night, haha!

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Old     (abhoe157)      Join Date: Feb 2007       08-08-2007, 2:58 PM Reply   
Redline is some potent stuff. I play lacrosse and football for my high school and a lot of us will drink half a redline before the game and the rest at half time..The only place that I know to find it though is at like GNC or Smoothie King and or vitamin shops..

Go with the green monster XXL or the green monsters with the twist off tops if they still make them. They're relatively inexpensive and you get a lot in that can.
Old     (want2ridealot)      Join Date: Jul 2007       08-08-2007, 3:00 PM Reply   
X2 Green monsters with pop top
Old     (oopsds92)      Join Date: Apr 2006       08-08-2007, 3:02 PM Reply   
green monters and the orange rockstar
Old     (hawk7)      Join Date: Apr 2007       08-08-2007, 4:09 PM Reply   
F--- Rockstar, Monster all the way! [except for the blue ones,...]
Old     (inty399)      Join Date: May 2007       08-08-2007, 5:02 PM Reply   
MONSTER
Old     (chqwakeboarder)      Join Date: May 2006       08-08-2007, 8:03 PM Reply   
No this Upload = liquid courage
Old     (westsidarider)      Join Date: Feb 2003       08-08-2007, 9:57 PM Reply   
the best drink ever was called von dutch. rockstar made it as a promo for the von dutch clothing company but they only made very few. they didnt last very long in my area cuz everytime the rep would be around we would have about 6 cases dropped off on our front porch.
Old     (nickdakoolkat)      Join Date: Sep 2005       08-08-2007, 10:21 PM Reply   
man I hated von dutch....but to each his own....I like monster and lost but my favorite is Hyphy Juice
Old     (nickdakoolkat)      Join Date: Sep 2005       08-08-2007, 10:23 PM Reply   
btw almost all of these drinks are terrible for you...
Old     (mbrown)      Join Date: May 2005       08-08-2007, 10:47 PM Reply   
3 shots of Peet's Arabian Mocha Java over ice and about 8 ounces of Coke Zero. The carbonation is like main lining the caffeine but for your guts instead. Leaves less track marks that way.

Monster's are for afternoon snacks with the kidos.
Old     (beef)      Join Date: Jan 2007       08-09-2007, 11:13 AM Reply   
#2 on my list was Sobe Adrenaline Rush - This drink is great tasting, and I got a great buzz from it. Still going at about 3 hours. Much better than Rockstar. Tomorrow will be Monster Blue (Low Carb).
Old     (trevorcurry)      Join Date: Jun 2007       08-09-2007, 11:32 AM Reply   
Full Throttle... the red can
Old     (detonate69)      Join Date: Apr 2001       08-09-2007, 12:36 PM Reply   
Coors Light... the silver can
Old     (seattle)      Join Date: Mar 2002       08-09-2007, 12:58 PM Reply   
Funny how so many think energy drinks are bad for you. If you chose a low sodium, sugar free version, you get the same buzz, and there's little to no negative effect to your health. Now if you drink the sugar laden, sodium pounding drinks, you get what you get.
Old     (h2o4me)      Join Date: May 2002       08-09-2007, 2:24 PM Reply   
For the average healthy person an early AM energy drink is probably not a huge health concern. However it's not a bad idea to know what you are drinking. I hope this info is a start for anyone interested in the debate over "good or bad for ya". The real health concern is the caffeine and additional stimulants "Energy" in the Energy drink. Most energy drinks contain in excess of 80mg of caffeine per 8oz. To put that in prospective a Pepsi contains about 35mg and a cup of coffee contains about 75mg. Most people consume approx 300mg of caffeine a day. Some differences with the energy drink vs. a cup of hot coffee is how we consume it. Sips over time vs. slam it before your pull. Here is an example, one can of Red Bull contains about 80mg of caffeine, 1000mg of taurine and 600 mg of glucuronolactone. Taurine and glucuronolactone in combination with caffeine act to increase the stimulant effect. Caffeine is found in a lot of food sources but in high concentrated doses can result in some health effects. If you are sensitive to caffeine you could have anxiety, palpitations and irritability with small amounts. If you have a cardiac history, caffeine may have very unhealthy side effects. A Caffeine stimulant causes an increased heart rate (with possible irregularities), increased blood pressure and acts as a diuretic causing you to urinate and can lead to dehydration. All of which are increased with heat exposure and exertion like boarding. Like everything else I guess the bottom line is to drink them in moderation, stay healthy and hydrated and get as many riding days as possible!
Old    alanp            08-09-2007, 2:40 PM Reply   
i drank a monster java this morning and chased it 20 mintues later with a blue monster.
Old     (socaldave)      Join Date: May 2002       08-09-2007, 3:01 PM Reply   
I just laughed out loud here at work after reading the last two posts. Eric with the "moderation" post followed by Alan and chasing Monster with another.
Old     (the_nbomar)      Join Date: Aug 2007       08-09-2007, 7:07 PM Reply   
I had 3 1/2 Monster blue's one day at an outdoor trade show in the summer before my stomach couldn't take anymore...I think I've had maybe 1 since that day. Throwing up nothing but monster is the grossest thing ever! The smell will haunt me until I die...
Old     (damned04)      Join Date: May 2005       08-10-2007, 9:45 AM Reply   
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1st Choice - Bawls - The new big can
2nd - Vitamin Energy - Yellow
3rd - Red Bull
4th - Monster Khaos / Sobe Adrenaline Rush

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