First of all, best of luck to kbasa
(pics of ice cream at the top of Carson or it didn't happen!).
El Guero, if you should see LA on your jaunt across Iowa, give him an ADV salute for me.
However, I'm sure his people will keep him well-insulated from the rabble.
Lastly, plain ol' chocolate milk has also been proven to be an effective recovery drink: http://www.utexas.edu/news/2011/06/22/milk_studies/