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Old 05-15-24, 08:32 AM
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(the dog and I eat a lot of peanut butter. I get the expensive kind, she gets the store brand generic)
I’m having a Pulp Fiction moment.

Is her name Bonnie, by any chance?
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Old 05-15-24, 11:00 AM
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On the mornings that I commute to work, I wait to eat anything until I get in to work. If I'm doing a longer ride, I'll wake up with enough time to eat my normal breakfast foods, then wait a couple hours. This usually gives me just enough time to "offload" the meal from the previous day, and it'll give me about 8 hours of uninterrupted ride time. Then I just use Bloks and bars as needed while riding.
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Originally Posted by MilhouseJ
On the mornings that I commute to work, I wait to eat anything until I get in to work. If I'm doing a longer ride, I'll wake up with enough time to eat my normal breakfast foods, then wait a couple hours. This usually gives me just enough time to "offload" the meal from the previous day, and it'll give me about 8 hours of uninterrupted ride time. Then I just use Bloks and bars as needed while riding.
Unless you are a cargo vessel, we don’t discuss “offloading”. This is a family forum. Kidding. Think I offloaded once back in ‘87.
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Old 05-17-24, 06:08 AM
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Originally Posted by rsbob
Unless you are a cargo vessel, we don’t discuss “offloading”. This is a family forum. Kidding. Think I offloaded once back in ‘87.
How about "discarding unnecessary organic matter?"😁
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Old 05-17-24, 08:57 AM
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I never eat in the morning before working out. Whether the bike, run, swim, or weights. Nothing like coming off an evening fast and working hard on an empty stomach. It forces us, generally speaking, to use up energy stores in our liver and muscles. I've lost quite a bit of fat on this approach.
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Originally Posted by ArgoMan
I never eat in the morning before working out.
Then you're intentionally limiting how hard you can train.

If fitness is the goal, fuel your workouts.
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Old 05-20-24, 07:32 AM
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Thanks everyone, I tried out some of these ideas and had my fastest 40 mile ride to date! My guess is that eating before I rode was the culprit.
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