Q and A place
Get answers to all your training, nutrition, injury, motivation and other questions.
In order to submit a question, please log in
Ask
realbuzz team
Cycling

What should I eat and drink on a long cycle ride?

What you eat and drink on a ride very much depends on how far you are travelling. Before you start your ride you should have consumed a carbohydrate-rich meal to set you up for your ride.

If you are planning on riding for more than an hour then you need to take along some food and drink. Most road bike will have facility to add carriages for two drinks bottles and you can fill these with water with one or two hydration tablets which contain useful electrolytes. Some energy gels and bars are convenient way of getting the additional fuel you may need, but if you don’t have these, then a banana is a very good option.

More in Cycling
Cycling
What things do I need to take with me on a ride as a bare minimum?
Answered by
realbuzz team
Cycling
How can I improve my hill cycling?
Answered by
realbuzz team