Awesome, amazing long weekend. I couldn’t have asked for anything else. Another successful ride (ROUTE MAP) with awesome company & gorgeous sights to see. As promised from my last ride, I swallowed (with water) another 15 tabs of ENERGYbits before the ride for “Experiment#2” (Still refusing to take 30 tabs – my belly would be full of water otherwise!!)
For today’s ride, I revisited Cheltenham Badlands (Caledon, ON). No matter how many times I come here, this place never ceases to amaze me. It baffles me how such a unique place is so close to home!!!!
Lunch break at my favourite coffee shop of all times – The Shed Coffee Bar in Erin, ON. Guess what’s for lunch?? Let’s get that sugar ON! Banana chocolate chip loaf, brownie, and latte in a bowl!!! Oh how I love cycling!!! 😀
It was the LONGEST break I’ve ever taken during a ride – a whopping 2 hours! I had to drag myself out of the shop. Completely unmotivated & sluggish, I put on my helmet & spun my legs. The sugar rush was gone by then. SUGAR CRASH!! No miracle food can help me now! C’mon ENERGYbits, do your thing!!!
My pace was ridiculous & I hit the wall at 80km. I need some protein! I whipped out a protein bar & ate it on the go. 10km later, I had another energy bar. Just starving!!! I don’t usually say this but “Can this ride end?!” Thankfully, little motivations came along like trying to chase down a pizza delivery car (hmm, pizza!!) & riding by a huge nursery farm. The trees & bushes were beautifully lined up row after row.
Cycling burns a lot of energy, easily burning over 2000 calories on such ride. Without “proper” food consumed, even ENERGYbits can’t sustain an entire ride. It’s a superfood, not a miracle food after all!! Hitting the wall today was clearly a personal fault (but with no regrets! 😆 ).
Go ahead, try some ENERGYbits & see for yourself!!!