IT'S NOT THAT I'M A GUINEA PIG. I'm not. Once I find something that works, I stick with it.
It's not that I'm unwilling to change, I test things all the time.
What am I then?... a dude has cracked the code on a lot of what it takes to go fast on a bike.
I could force a bunch of my results down your throat, like the fact I've been a national champion twice.
But where's the fun in that?
What's fun for me is when a cat like DH asks a question like this...
What kind of electrolytes do you use/ sell?
And I reply...
Here’s what I use: https://pedalindustries.com/collections/electrolytes
I was in a hurry and should have added more... DH, I hope you're reading:
For all racing/hard training I strive for 300 calories per hour.
Road/Gravel, I like 2 scoops of GQ6 in my bottles, and another 100 calories via Honey Stinger Waffles or Chews.
MTB, I get all my calories through the bottle if it's a short XC race... the flavor can be a bit strong, but the racing is so intense I find it impossible to eat. A epic event like Leadville I'll eat more like the roadie above.
For adventures, I go with 1-1.5 scoops per bottle and eat as much as I feel like.
For recover rides, pretty much just water.
The other product on that link Salt Stick chews... and my hot tip for taking those is something I'll be sharing with the PEDALposse...
... check it out: https://pedalindustries.com/products/pedalposse
We're just launching the PEDALposse, I should let you know the price is going up soon.
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