It seems like this could be a useful/interesting thread, based on the direction that the beginning cyclist thread took off in. Plus, speaking from the p.o.v. of an occasional triathlete, nutrition is right up there with seat height and aero position as one of the things we obsess over to an unhealthy degree. So what are you eating and drinking (or not) on your long rides/short rides/recovery? Bananas? Fig Newtons? Fig Newmans? Honey Stingers? Gels? Homebrewed energy concoctions? Maybe [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5UiuqIWGe_s"]Dr. Allen Lim's super-duper rice cakes[/ame]?