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Old 07-15-10, 10:48 PM   #51
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Well, the Sport Beans had better work, because I ordered a 24 case of extreme Cherry based on your recommendation. Due here on Monday.
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Old 07-15-10, 11:45 PM   #52
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My conclusion on power bars and cliff bars are that they look the same going in as coming out and they taste the same as well
Recycling can be taken way too far.

As for sport drinks, until they start making beer bottles that fit the cage, I tend to stick with Propel and water.
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Old 07-16-10, 12:02 AM   #53
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Water only for rides less than 2 hours.

Over two hours, I like nuun tablets in a water bottle, pretty heavily diluted, for electrolytes.

This year on longer rides (3 hours plus) I've been using Hammer Perpetuem; like noted above I find it's a really good replacement for "real food" and I finish rides not hungry, energetic, and not over-full.
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Old 07-16-10, 07:10 PM   #54
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I fill my bottle with fruit juice, about a quarter of the way up, then I top it up with water.
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Old 07-16-10, 09:38 PM   #55
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I have two bottles. One with water that has Elite added and the other has Gatoraid, (red fruit punch).
I also eat a protein bar after any 25+ mile ride, longer rides I eat one during and after the ride.
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