Today’s Ride and a Question

June 2 ride

Today’s ride was a little shorter than average, but made much more difficult by a strong headwind and some especially long hills.  The good news is that I felt strong climbing some of the hills and loved hitting 60kph on some of the downhill sections.  Putting in more time on the bike makes things better each week.

A question for all the fitness people out there (runners, cyclists, etc.)  Currently I am using Hammer products in my water bottles (Heed and Perpetuum)  However, these are difficult to find.  Is there any, easily available in Ontario, product you use.  I definitely need electrolytes, and I need something with some easily digestible calories to keep me going.

I can more easily shop at Shopper’s Drug Mart, Popeyes, GNC, Superstore and even Walmart than some cycle shops which seem out of the way and often closed when I have time to go.

Would really love some recommendations.  If you know some cyclists, please forward them my question because I want as much advice as I can get.  Thank you.

About Anthony

I am: equal parts rebel, romantic and shockingly average Joe. a writer trapped inside of an ESL teacher's body. an introverted attention seeker. a teacher who hopes one day to be called "Captain, my Captain." an intellectual who can do some very dumb things. a person whose Japan experience, despite being so long ago, still exerts a strong influence upon him. a lover of books, music, beer, hockey and Pizza.
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4 Responses to Today’s Ride and a Question

  1. thecheekycyclist says:

    I don’t know if it is available to you, but I really like Elete additive drops as my electrolytes. It’s about as basic as it comes and it has no sugar so it’s easy on my stomach for the long days. I get mine in local bike shops or off Amazon.

    • Anthony says:

      I have never seen it, but I will check Amazon. I bought so GU hydration today as well as some other products to try them.
      Thank you for taking the time to write.

  2. Hunida says:

    I heard Pedialyte is better for hangovers than Gatorade because of the high amount of electrolytes but not sure for biking haha.

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