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hey all, me and jh_on_the_cape are getting ready to do the 24hrs of allamuchy and i am making a list of all the things we need to bring. i have all the bike and camp stuff listed right down to the spare brake cables but i hit a mental block every time i look at the "food" category.

anyone out there have any recommendations on quick and easy food stuffs for 4 guys to survive a 24hr race on with no race support crew?

thanks for any help!

sorry SS content- i will be riding fixed for at least the first lap to see how it feels. and here's a picture of an old schwinn that i converted to a singlespeed for my webmaster...
 

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fixedbeer said:
hey all, me and jh_on_the_cape are getting ready to do the 24hrs of allamuchy and i am making a list of all the things we need to bring. i have all the bike and camp stuff listed right down to the spare brake cables but i hit a mental block every time i look at the "food" category.

anyone out there have any recommendations on quick and easy food stuffs for 4 guys to survive a 24hr race on with no race support crew?

thanks for any help!

sorry SS content- i will be riding fixed for at least the first lap to see how it feels. and here's a picture of an old schwinn that i converted to a singlespeed for my webmaster...
yo- that's funny. i just sent you an email about this.
if i eat any junky or processed foods i get crazy-poo, since i am not used to that stuff. i will cook proper pasta meals and make the sauce from the basic ingredients (tomatoes, olive oil, garlic and chilis). I am hoping the tomatoes in my garden are ready for that weekend, otherwise i will bring some canned. i will pick a ton of salad and wash it to bring.
if i get my act together, i will make a batch of homemade energy bars. if i dont get it together (or the weather is too nice) i will bring some store bought bars. and MAYBE i will catch some bonito tuna this week and freeze that and bring it. great energy food.
i ended up doing a nice long ride on saturday solo. sunday i rode the canal bike path with preggy-wife - very mellow.
let's ride tomorrow.
-jh
 

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You really need to know what kind of food works for you so that your body doesn't rebel and/or reject what's going in. It's nice to have a pretty large selection of different stuff to eat, you never know what will sound good after a lap. Here's some stuff that worked for me:

Pre-boil your favorite pasta and then mix with sauce to heat and eat.
Chicken noodle soup is pretty tasty in the evening and the salt will help you drink enough water.
A Pop Tart works as an energy bar substitute.
Hot chocolate before night laps.
Bagels and peanut butter.
Breakfast burritos.
Fig newtons.
 

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The farting in the tent sounds like a very nice way to heat up the tent, I'll use that technique on the next camp out for sure.
 

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Bananas also work well as an energy bar substitute due to being easily digestable and high in potassium.
 

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corn is very good but

jaydrunkenpee said:
i can't drink that stuff anymore. bad experience in college. ended up in montreal (from maine) with five other buddies and a subway free-sub-card stamp and no money to get back. all the money went towards booze. ate subway subs for five days straight. can't eat subawy subs anymore either.

college was fun. at least that's what they tell me.

and now for the random bike porn...
 

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fish taco?

like a good Maine Boy- Maine Sardines, not Canadian ones! They are pre cooked, salty, full of good stuff, and ready to be digested.
 
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