Yesterday during lunch I walked to REI in the Pearl District to buy a bunch of “fuel” for our bike rides. We are fairly new to the whole “GU” thing and in the past we usually just ate protein bars on bike rides and long hikes.
Apparently if you buy 12 or more bars or “GU” at REI they are hugely discounted! I totally scored yesterday. $13 later…check out what I got:
I had one of the peanut butter packets with my banana for snack and it was REALLY filling. I’m excited about these new packets.
I’ve never seen or heard of FORZE bars before. And the PowerBar Gel is supposed to be a lot like Gatorade.
All the stuff I got is “new” to us. We’ve never tried any of it. It will be quite the experiment to find out what works!
I believe it was Beth at Beth’s Journey to Thin who suggested Sports Beans. I am really excited to try these! So is Michael.
The GUs are kinda like eating frosting. It’s a little weird, but athletes swear by them.
Hopefully the weather this weekend holds up so we can go for a 50 mile bike ride. THAT’S THE PLAN! Come on, weather! Cooperate!
Once we figure out which GU or bar works, we’re going to stock up on that for Reach the Beach.
Speaking of weather….The report states THUNDER and LIGHTNING at noon today. Dammit. Just in time for my run. 😦