Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Erie, PA
Bikes: Bacchetta Giro 20, Trek 7000, old Huffy MTB, and a few others
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Originally Posted by ericm979
You have never had any calorie related nutrition problems, not even bonking? Everyone I know (mostly racers) has bonked or run low on food at least a few times. You must be unusually well attuned to the state of your blood sugar and your nutrition.
I'm not a racer, nor do I aspire to be one. I can eat pretty much whatever I want on the bike, as long as I'm eating something. Now my fluid and / or electrolyte intake has caused me issues a couple of times. For whatever reason, last summer I required more electrolytes than the previous year or I got muscle cramps. I did get a mild case of hyponatremia last summer though. I over-compensated for the hot day.