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Old 09-02-09, 11:45 AM
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Are Gummi Bears a decent energy food for riding?

I was considering these: Gummi Bears
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Old 09-02-09, 11:47 AM
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Old 09-02-09, 11:49 AM
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Normal gummi bears can be transformed into Rummi Bears with 3-5 days soaking in your favorite flavored rum These might take longer.

(add vodka to strengthen, or a LITTLE everclear... everclear will disolve them into a soup)
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Old 09-02-09, 11:51 AM
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"you may also like... https://www.vat19.com/dvds/giant-gumm...on-a-stick.cfm
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Originally Posted by LJ325 View Post
I was considering these: Gummi Bears
I'm seriously considering getting my husband one of those for xmas...as a gag gift..but yet there would prob be single tear rolling down his cheek from shear joy and happiness
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Old 09-02-09, 12:29 PM
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then i turned them up to 400w

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Originally Posted by chevy42083 View Post
Normal gummi bears can be transformed into Rummi Bears with 3-5 days soaking in your favorite flavored rum These might take longer.

(add vodka to strengthen, or a LITTLE everclear... everclear will disolve them into a soup)
Oh, do tell. Do you have to keep them kind of wet after they are done soaking? Or can they dry off?
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Way I figure, you can lick-it-and-stick-it to the handlebars right around the stem clamp area. Whenever you get hungry, lean forward and take a bite.
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Originally Posted by wirehead View Post
Way I figure, you can lick-it-and-stick-it to the handlebars right around the stem clamp area. Whenever you get hungry, lean forward and take a bite.
What if they tempt dogs and birds?
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Old 09-02-09, 12:57 PM
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Gummi bears, bouncing here & there & everywhere.....
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Originally Posted by KiuBWhy View Post
What if they tempt dogs and birds?
Well, birds are edible. Extra protein.
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Old 09-02-09, 12:58 PM
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Originally Posted by wirehead View Post
Way I figure, you can lick-it-and-stick-it to the handlebars right around the stem clamp area. Whenever you get hungry, lean forward and take a bite.
I'm telling you..my husband would do that..there is no doubt in my mind
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Originally Posted by ChltCat View Post
I'm telling you..my husband would do that..there is no doubt in my mind
My wife gets dirty looks whenever she brings home any sort of gummy candies. Because I will devour them.

On the other hand, both of us can have a bowl of chocolates around and neither of us will overindulge.

But gummy..... gah.
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I'll eat the chocolate...you guys can keep the grodie gummies..
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Five pounds of high fructose corn syrup and blue dye. Yum.
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The best cycling food:


2 for $1 bags at 7/11s and liquor stores.
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Old 09-02-09, 01:31 PM
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are those the Orange Slice things??
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I vote no.

Gummi anything does not constitute "food".
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Old 09-02-09, 01:40 PM
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Originally Posted by wirehead View Post
Way I figure, you can lick-it-and-stick-it to the handlebars right around the stem clamp area. Whenever you get hungry, lean forward and take a bite.
I was thinking more along the lines of mounting a little wicker basket to your handle bars (or a QR one), then it looks like you're carrying around a beloved pet or toy... until you take a bite, then you look like a monster.
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I would store in the front of my shorts in lieu of the stem.
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I think I'd be leaving a few fillings on it.
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Originally Posted by jdmitch View Post
I was thinking more along the lines of mounting a little wicker basket to your handle bars (or a QR one), then it looks like you're carrying around a beloved pet or toy... until you take a bite, then you look like a monster.
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