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Old 10-02-14, 02:32 AM
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Usually ice cream.
In Norway, I ran through some cold, wet conditions (called Norway) and I had a craving for the greasiest burgers I could find in supermarkets. they serve them hot and you just buy the roll separately.
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Old 10-02-14, 09:19 AM
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Muscadine Slushy. Unfortunately I've only found these on highway 183 near Dawsonville GA.
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Old 10-02-14, 09:21 AM
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Pecan pie heated with butter (Waffle House does this on their grill). Heaven on earth.
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Stopping at a European Pastry Bakery and discovering what things are , in that display case.
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Old 10-02-14, 09:37 AM
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Originally Posted by Walter S View Post
Muscadine Slushy. Unfortunately I've only found these on highway 183 near Dawsonville GA.
Is that made with real Muscadine grapes? Is sounds tasty.
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Old 10-02-14, 09:43 AM
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Originally Posted by MichaelW View Post
Usually ice cream.
In Norway, I ran through some cold, wet conditions (called Norway) and I had a craving for the greasiest burgers I could find in supermarkets. they serve them hot and you just buy the roll separately.
Yeah, certain conditions certainly bring out different cravings.
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Old 10-02-14, 10:54 AM
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Originally Posted by arfer1 View Post
Is that made with real Muscadine grapes? Is sounds tasty.
100% and grown local
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Old 10-02-14, 11:24 AM
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I'm surprised nobody has mentioned Pup-Peroni
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Old 10-02-14, 03:40 PM
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On my most recent tour, I kept passing a certain "chain" donut shop (not Dunkin' Donuts) that looked really intriguing, so after the fourth or fifth one, I turned in to sample their fare. It was the exact post-lunch/pre-dinner hour you described and I was getting hungry and tired, so instead of buying one donut, I bought four, convincing myself that I'd spread them out over the rest of the tour.

Well, they weren't even that good, but I ended up punching a hole through the bag, hanging it over my handlebar, and dipping in for another bite and another bite for the next half-hour, until they were all gone. I must have been a real sight, especially when I almost rammed a woman's car head-on as I fished around the bag for one last crumb.

Anyway, my short answer to your question is "a donut." Or four.
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Old 10-02-14, 06:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Erick L View Post
Ice cream.
+1 - Snickers ice cream especially!
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Old 10-02-14, 10:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Papa Tom View Post
On my most recent tour, I kept passing a certain "chain" donut shop (not Dunkin' Donuts) that looked really intriguing, so after the fourth or fifth one, I turned in to sample their fare. It was the exact post-lunch/pre-dinner hour you described and I was getting hungry and tired, so instead of buying one donut, I bought four, convincing myself that I'd spread them out over the rest of the tour.

Well, they weren't even that good, but I ended up punching a hole through the bag, hanging it over my handlebar, and dipping in for another bite and another bite for the next half-hour, until they were all gone. I must have been a real sight, especially when I almost rammed a woman's car head-on as I fished around the bag for one last crumb.

Anyway, my short answer to your question is "a donut." Or four.


One of the things I like about the bar-ends on my MTB is they are perfectly suited for conveniently holding donuts, just thread 'em on and enjoy at my leisure. Of course the crumbs fall on the ground so I don't get to fish around the bag for the last tasty morsels but that's a trade-off I'm willing to accept.

The point is, donuts are good, aren't they?
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Old 10-03-14, 04:43 AM
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How do you keep the donut from falling off the bar once you've broken off one side?
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Old 10-03-14, 04:46 AM
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Originally Posted by Papa Tom View Post
How do you keep the donut from falling off the bar once you've broken off one side?
Well, the bar-end is really just holding my reserve stash as I hold the donut I'm eating in my hand.

And at two bar ends that's twice the donut-carrying capacity!
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Old 10-03-14, 08:26 AM
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Oh, I should have mentioned that I like to alternate bites of the different varieties -- a bite of chocolate glazed, a bite of marble cruller, etc. I suppose I could modify that habit when riding and avoid leaving a trail of three-quarter donuts along the roads I travel.
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Old 10-03-14, 09:33 AM
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Beer. Nothing more, nothing less.
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Old 10-03-14, 02:29 PM
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Beer. Nothing more, nothing less.
Granted, beer is a delicious treat on a hot day, but don't you feel a little out of it when you have to get back on the bike?
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I refilled my water bottle with beer exactly ONCE, near the end of a 75-mile day. For some reason, that one bottle-full was all it took to put me right over the top, and I felt like garbage -- dizzy, nauseous, and reckless -- for the rest of the ride. 'Never did THAT again. But yeah, a cold one at the end of a long ride sure tastes good.
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Originally Posted by Papa Tom View Post
I refilled my water bottle with beer exactly ONCE, near the end of a 75-mile day. For some reason, that one bottle-full was all it took to put me right over the top, and I felt like garbage -- dizzy, nauseous, and reckless -- for the rest of the ride. 'Never did THAT again. But yeah, a cold one at the end of a long ride sure tastes good.
Yup, I guess I'm the same way.
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When we were in Scotland, for me, it was macaroni and cheese and millionaire bars.
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Ice cream is awesome. But on a smaller note peanut m&m's.
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Originally Posted by Oldbmxguy View Post
Ice cream is awesome. But on a smaller note peanut m&m's.
I find peanut M&Ms are an excellent ride snack to keep you going. There was a doping spoof years ago about M&Ms and cycling. I cannot find it for the life of me on the magic interweb.
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I find peanut M&Ms are an excellent ride snack to keep you going. There was a doping spoof years ago about M&Ms and cycling. I cannot find it for the life of me on the magic interweb.
Must be a conspiracy.
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Originally Posted by robow View Post
Contrary to the Homer in my avatar, it would have to be a slice of local homemade pie
+1 Especially with a good cup of coffee.
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In Manitoba, I used to be able to get pecan butter tarts at just about every small grocery store in the middle of nowhere. They're a good choice!!

Or if not them, then date squares are delicious too.
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Oreo cookies. Or ice cream. Or perhaps a local delicacy.
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