7 Tips for Fueling on the Bike

Getting used to eating on long rides can be just as challenging as the ride itself. To keep your energy stores at the levels that they should be, it is recommended to eat 60g of carbohydrates per hour and at least one 500ml bottle of fluid. That might not sound like a lot, but when you're exercising for more than three hours in hot weather, the task can be more daunting than it sounds.

Digestion, bike handling and how to pack your food are all common problems you'll have to solve before you head out on the road. Below are seven easy tips to help make your on-the-bike refueling easier to stomach.

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Marc Lindsay

Marc writes gear reviews, training, and injury prevention articles for Active.com. He is also a contributor to LAVA Magazine, Competitor Magazine, and Gear Patrol.com. He is a certified Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) and earned his M.A. in Writing from Portland State University. Marc resides in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Marc writes gear reviews, training, and injury prevention articles for Active.com. He is also a contributor to LAVA Magazine, Competitor Magazine, and Gear Patrol.com. He is a certified Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) and earned his M.A. in Writing from Portland State University. Marc resides in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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