TDF tours sound like one long eating fest. Interrupted by sleep and riding. Would not having to eat that much get boring..


Tour de Snack Time – A Tale in Epic Eating

The almost nonstop eating begins with juice as soon as the athletes wake, according to Nigel Mitchell, head of nutrition for Team Sky. After joining their teammates in the hotel dining room, they devour a massive buffet-style breakfast, heavy on carbs and sugar, and moderate in fiber, which can add unwanted bulk to the cyclists’ bellies.

Tour de Snack Time ? A Tale in Epic Eating