With all racing cancelled for the foreseeable future and any plans I had to race this year being put on ice, it’s been a great opportunity to dust down the gravel bike and explore close to home.
Unlike racing, adventure riding tends to be a slower affair entirely but is no less taxing on the body; technical climbs, and body shaking descents mean fuelling is just as important as it would be on the open road.
The Energy Bakes from Science in Sport are therefore the perfect fuel for the roads less travelled; the kind of performance fuel that’s ever so slightly moorish and but still designed to help you perform on those long days out. Stopping to enjoy something tasty at a view point is part of the adventure.
I’m a big fan of the oozing orange bakes and have to resist the urge to pack too many for days out!