Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Snack Envy

For a while there, I fell victim to the marketing and only carried so-call "energy bars" and such on bike rides.  They are easy to carry, and contain concentrated energy, and whatnot.  You've heard the spiel.

However, I changed my habits after one particular ride.  Bill and I had been on the trail for about three hours when we came to a nice scenic spot and decided to take a break.  I pulled out a Clif Bar, and started eating it.  Bill pulled out a ham sandwich and some cheese crackers.

I briefly considered killing Bill and eating his snack.  But, I managed to maintain control, and bummed a cracker off of him.  The salty goodness was like a side trip to Heaven.

Since then, I have made it a point to carry some savory food on long rides. 


1 comment:

  1. I never have understood energy bars. A peanut butter and jelly sandwich even on white bread taste way better, is way cheaper and does the same job.
    Energy bars are just another kind of candy bar.


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