Getting plenty of fuel is the best route to a successful ride. Whether you’re riding on the road, mountain, gravel or bike packing, here are a few of our favorite ride snacks to munch along the way.
Grab and Go
All the benefit of a gel shot in a much more appealing package. These bloks are packed full of energy for the ride but have the noted benefit of being solid, rather than a gel. Coming in an 8 fruity flavors (including margarita) – everyone can find the perfect fit for their ride.
It’s true that these chocolate covered banana bites by Barnana are packed with potassium, organic ingredients and happen to be perfectly bite-sized, but that’s not why we love them; these babies are downright DELICIOUS. So go ahead, pack a bag in your jersey pocket and you are in for a very happy ride.
Often, buying snacks created with cycling in mind means that you end up with a giant box of one snack in one flavor. The Feed, based in Boulder, CO lets you customize your own variety box of munchies to match your ride.
Make Your Own
In a world of easily accessible prepackages snacks, it takes a certain amount of commitment to make your own. To help turn this commitment into a breeze, Skratch Labs, is here with their Feed Zone Portables cookbook. With plenty of options from savory to sweet, every rider can find their perfect ride snack. Here is Biju Thomas creating our favorite ride companion – a portable rice cake with blueberries, chocolate and coconut: