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What's your favorite energy bar flavor/brand?

Old 09-10-18, 06:07 PM
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What's your favorite energy bar flavor/brand?

I'd do this as a poll, but there's gotta be hundreds of possible choices. I'll go first.. just had a Clif "Peanut Butter & Honey with Sea Salt" bar.. pretty darn good.
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$3.98 for a box of 24 at Walmart. I got over the whole Cliff bar deal. Waste of money.

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Homemade rice cakes(savory or sweet) nature's bakery fig bars or natures valley almond butter biscuits. The new clif nut butter bars ain't half bad either. TJ stroopwafel for a treat
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Originally Posted by Lazyass
$3.98 for a box of 24 at Walmart. I got over the whole Cliff bar deal. Waste of money.

Not that the Clifs are cheaper, but please realize you're comparing $4 for a .8 oz bar x 24, vs. Clif at $12 for 12 x 2.4 oz bars. from a convenience standpoint, unwrapping 3 Wally world bars for the same nutrition is a bit cumbersome.
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The more Cliff bars I eat the more I like to find a convenience store and try something new.....
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These are $1/each at the grocery, (sometimes on sale for $0.75):
https://www.larabar.com/our-products/larabar

On my regular 43 mile ride with 3000' of climbing, I eat one at the midpoint, and a second one at the 3/4 point.
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Sunmaid raisins mixes with Sunmaid dates. Only problem is I either eat out if a ziplock like a horse eating from a feed bag or shovel them with my sweaty fingers.
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Favorite bars these days are whatever pf
below is on sale, they’re all good. I often have peanut butter cravings on the bike (need protein?) so most anything that comes in that flavor is a winner.
1) Hammer bars (oat/apple or chocolate chip)
2) GoMacro (cashew, sesame chocolate chip or peanut butter chocolate chip)
3) kind pressed cherry apple chia
Sometimes RxBars peanut butter or maple sea salt
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Do the gels count? If so, Gu Chocolate. I could lather that all over my nether regions, it's so good!

If, sadly, gels are not counted, I say Clif Blueberry Crisp.
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Originally Posted by Dirt Farmer
Gu Chocolate. I could lather that all over my nether regions, it's so good!

WTF

That is seriously weird
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Originally Posted by Heathpack



WTF

That is seriously weird

no doubt!


i like GU gels and nuun water tabs. I but standard ol Quaker Cheney granola bars. They are small, easy to handle and taste good imo. I used to do cliff, taste good but they cost too much. Jerky, trail mix, sometimes fruit snacks too if I can steal them from my kid. I HATE bananas. In the summer when it’s really hot and I get up really early I will buy uncrustbles. Freeze them and by the time I get my first hungers it’s usuakky thawed enough to eat.
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These quaker oat breakfast squares strawberry or apple been working real gooooooo.
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Nut bar Range Choc Apricot, Coconut & Cashew


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Originally Posted by Sy Reene
Not that the Clifs are cheaper, but please realize you're comparing $4 for a .8 oz bar x 24, vs. Clif at $12 for 12 x 2.4 oz bars. from a convenience standpoint, unwrapping 3 Wally world bars for the same nutrition is a bit cumbersome.
I don't eat 3 at a time. I eat one. The only time I would need enough food that one or two Cliff bars would provide was if I was doing a 100K or something. On my daily average 25-35mi rides I usually eat nothing. But everyone is different. I see some guys start choking down Cliff bars and expensive gel thingies 30 minutes into a normal club ride. They probably spend fifty bucks a month on that junk.
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Can I get in a vote for CLIF Bars?





Ok, so I'm not a big energy bar fan. Granola is good at times

But I was... it would have to be CLIF
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Originally Posted by CliffordK
Can I get in a vote for CLIF Bars?



Ok, so I'm not a big energy bar fan. Granola is good at times

But I was... it would have to be CLIF
I used to use Clif bars, but don't care for them anymore.
However, I'd kill to get my hands on that "limited edition" Panforte flavor they produced for a brief time.
Dayum, that was tasty!
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Originally Posted by CliffordK
Can I get in a vote for CLIF Bars?





Ok, so I'm not a big energy bar fan. Granola is good at times

But I was... it would have to be CLIF
I don't buy them anymore, but the chocolate chip Cliff is my favorite.
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Originally Posted by Ghazmh
Sunmaid raisins mixes with Sunmaid dates. Only problem is I either eat out if a ziplock like a horse eating from a feed bag or shovel them with my sweaty fingers.
yes, I like to pack raisins, too, and I also eat them like a horse.
Also often pack store brand protein granola bars, which are chocolate coated and delicious.
Unless I'm ravenous, though, I usually prefer Clif Apricot or some other more fruit flavors than the chocolate or peanut flavors. They had an awesome "limited edition" type once, don't recall the name but it had the flavor of panettone, except Clif bar consistency. That was the BEST.
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Originally Posted by Shimagnolo
However, I'd kill to get my hands on that "limited edition" Panforte flavor they produced for a brief time.
Dayum, that was tasty!
Yes, those!!!
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Energy bars aren't even a thing for me.

I'd rather eat gu and blocks on the bike for quick energy and route near convenience stores for solid food if needed.

For long gravel rides in the middle of nowhere I'll pack a wrap in the frame bag.
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Originally Posted by kbarch
Yes, those!!!
When I discovered they were out of production, I was frantically trying to find any remaining stock.
I couldn't find any online, but I did snag the last box from an REI store 10 miles away.
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Blueberry or Raspberry Nature's Bakery Fig bars -



The only problem is that my wife and kids have started to steal them, so I need to squirrel away a couple or I might not have any come ride time.
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Top of my list by a fair margin.



Runners up: Chocolate Hazelnut Butter, Blueberry Almond Butter, Peanut Toffee Buzz
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I eat a lot of shot blocks over the course of the summer. Tropical punch is my favourite.

Bar wise, I'd have to go with...

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For energy, I like Gatorade. It also has water and salt.
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