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Home Made Energy Gels
15-07-2012 05:58pm by
Just made some the same way as the OP. Except, I used the whole jar of rice malt syrup (Cause, I wasn't gonna try to measure that out to 400m), a punnet of Strawberries, some salt, and two tea spoons of Chia Seeds (Good protein) Will give it a g...
beer in camelbak getting hot
10-10-2017 03:27pm by
Could always add some yeast powder and dried hops to the water pack at beginning of ride -should be fermented by the end ?
Post ride nutrition
02-05-2014 08:40pm by
big on a minimum of large glass of milk (ha edited coz that came out milf). To take a leaf from the roadie book, coming out of Daisy duck ponds there is a small Foodstore shop in the flip flop up the hill. Next to the Foodstore is a small bake...
12-02-2014 05:10am by
As already mentioned by others I am the same, I only put fresh filtered water into my backpack bladder. I do however take an electrolyte mix in my bottle attached to the frame. I buy it in powder form and I tend to make a bit of a weak mixture as...
03-01-2014 04:30pm by
I use a soft drink bottle (the most cylindrical I can find) with fizzy water in it...can tune the hardness with letting out some air. that is used as a roller for ITB's.
24-12-2013 12:57am by
A water filled plastic soft drink bottle works well as a foam roller. Total cost $0.00.
Flight centre epic water plan?
10-09-2013 08:05am by
Quote: youngy Going to be a hot day. Forecast predicts 33 degress Ouch
26-08-2013 05:49pm by
Harey is funny
24-08-2013 02:15pm by
Hi Gmatt, I'm pretty sure the correct term for what you have is "pre-diabetes". I worked in the area for a while and that's what they used to call it 5 years ago. Best thing to do is to see a Doc that specialises in the area- or check out these ...
roast beef sandwich
13-06-2013 12:58pm by
Quote: shinydonkeyz Quote: tyrion Yes, but no beer. Beer is not the answer. Roast beef sandwiches are. The real Tyrion is a lecherous drunk and would never say that. But gee whiz, I could go for a sanger right now. With roast beef on it....
Premature Ventricular Contractions
03-04-2013 08:10pm by
These premature contractulators will do what ever it takes to sort 'em selves out. I can think of nothing worse than contractulating prematurely while out on the bike.
04-02-2013 07:29pm by
Golden Circle Sport Cordial no more?
17-12-2012 09:22pm by
Quote: OzCableguy Nuun is ok as far as cramps go but there's no sugar or caffeine boost. Sounds like you need to drop a Nuun effervescent tab into a can of caffeinated energy drink!
They take MTB nutrition seriously in Colorado....
29-11-2012 11:30am by
Will there be even more MTB'ers travelling for the 'Rocky Mountain High' singletrack?
Strawberry & Banana Meal Bars
05-03-2012 06:18pm by
My friend prepared this nice tasting strawberry and yogurt bars and they tasted really good! I am not a big fan of bananas though they hold much of the requirements we have whole cycling so I just stuff it in without taking in that much of its s...
Delicious Chocolate Protein Bar
05-03-2012 06:17pm by
I usually do not go for taste as long as I keep my tummy filled and my energy going but there is something about Quaker's chocolate-peanut butter bars that make me go back.They have been my ultimate companion when riding. And gone where the days ...
22-01-2012 09:15pm by
Hey, massive homebrewer here, been brewing all grain for the last 2 yrs now, if you want all the info you can handle head over to http://www.aussiehomebrewer.com Anything you want to ask, send me a PM I'll do my best to help you out.
Jelly Beans with Electrolytes
27-09-2011 03:35pm by
The other tablet type is NUUN. They are great and come in a bunch of flavours and make it simple as you only need water to drop the tablet in. I have used them successfully for the longer MTB events and adventure races. The jellies tend to go v...
05-09-2011 01:25pm by
Magnesium deficiency is becoming a problem due to poor diet ( we have too much food but make bad choices) and also the soils we grow our veg in has become depleted of the stuff. Supplementing with Mg daily is a good idea if you think you may be ...
11-11-2010 07:58pm by
Quote: Sharpero Although the glycaemic index is from 1 to 100 so not sure how they claim 150 for maltodextrin.... unless they are using another carb as the benchmark and comparing it to that. It is just a relative measurement compared to a ...
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