Accelerade Gel Nutrition

5/5 (2 Reviews)

Product Description

Available in Citrus Orange, Chocolate, Vanilla and Strawberry Kiwi flavors.

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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by McJeeper a Weekend Warrior from Austin, Texas

Date Reviewed: December 1, 2008

Strengths:    Decent taste, not chalky, some flavors have caffeine, it works!

Weaknesses:    It's a little thin and cost a bit more than other gels

Bottom Line:   
This stuff is like rocket fuel for me. It takes about 15 minutes or so to kick in and then I feel sustained energy for 45 minutes or more. It can even bring me back from a full on bonk. I never feel jittery or weird and I have never crashed after it wears off. I swear my muscles are less fatigued after using it during a ride. I like Cliff Shot as a low octane pick-me-up, but this stuff is 112 octane! I like the Chocolate best and the Raspberry Cream isn't bad either. Those are both the caffeinated versions. Give it a try, it's better than any of the other gels I've used

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Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $2.00

Purchased At:   Bicycle Sport Shop

Similar Products Used:   Cliff Shot, Gu

Bike Setup:   Motolite Ti

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by onegymrat a Weekend Warrior from Southern California

Date Reviewed: August 12, 2008

Strengths:    Patented 4:1 carb/protein mixture, great taste, plenty of flavors from which to choose

Weaknesses:    Never leave a used gel pack in your Camelbak...ants!

Bottom Line:   
After tasting different gels out there, Accel Gel is the only one that doesn't have a strong aftertaste and has a much lighter texture. It's not so "paste" like and smooth going down. I chose this purely based on the non-gag effect. I've purchased boxes of these from different online retailers and it usually averages about $1.00/pack. Just do a little shopping. As far as effect of ingredients, I don't feel any different than the other gels, however, it is the only gel that I look forward to tasting. Try the Lime!

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Favorite Trail:   El Prieto

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $1.00

Purchased At:   different online ret

Similar Products Used:   GU, Cytomax gel, PowerGel, Clif Shot...all taste like paste

Bike Setup:   Specialized S-Works Stumpjumper FSR

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