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I took a banana on a race a couple months ago. It went from nicely firm and yellow to bruised, squishy and messy in a couple hours. I binned it in the end. Plus the ratio of packaging to content is pretty high, unless you eat the skin or carry it peeled. Possible replacements - dried banana chips may work. I tend to buy three things from supermarket ...


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This is one of the most common questions from people new to racing. I notice user Rider_X has not responded (yet). If he does then it will be well worth reading. This anwser is drawn from my experience with intense weekly endurance competition (squash), people who race bikes (father, brother, a dozen regular riding buddies, including several at the elite ...


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Taken from the Team Sky nutritionist's recommendations. Although it is for breakfast the guidelines for what to look for in your pre-race diet still stand. Pre-race: Between waking, and the start of the race (approximately 4-5 hours) 3-4 litres of fluid, from diluted fruit juices, vegetable juices and water. As well as fluid, juices also provide a ...


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It really depends on your actual condition and how hardcore-racer biker you are. As I am not an expert I will share some common sense hints. For general purposes a sport diet would be fine, so pasta or such a carbon-hidrated food some hours before the race starts. If the race is long, do not forget to drink something water with salt-minerals and take a ...



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