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I'm preparing for a 24hr race in October and I'm starting to make my grocery and spare parts list so I can purchase things slowly.

What foods and parts do you take to this kind of race?

On my list I already have water, gatorade, coke, trail mix bars, bananas and pasta. Any additional suggestions?

For parts in addition to tires, tubes and chain, any additional suggestions?
 

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Food that makes you happy.

Seriously, at 3:00 AM you'll be sick of granola bars, gatorade etc... Put something in that you'll be really happy to have, for example: A Hershey bar, chocolate always goes down well and the chemicals in it are known to give a little lift.
 

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i would cast a vote for some pretzels. i just did a 24 hour race and was way way way sick of sweet crap after a spell. pretzels saved my life, and you need the soduim anyway.

on the other side of the geek scale i might suggest some carbo-pro drink mix. this stuff is pure malto-dextrin. malto-dextrin is the active ingrediant in GU. this stuff tastes like nothing, and will mix into anything. i put it in lemonade and cranberry juice, for example. you can mix the **** up as strong as you want, right to the consistance and kick of actual GU, if you like. or, you can add some to gatorade and give it a little extra kick. good stuff. makes every other energy drink sorta stupid, really. this stuff works as good or better than anything, and you pick the taste.
 
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