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What's your favorite flavor of the Powerbar gels?(11 posts)

What's your favorite flavor of the Powerbar gels?GEORGIADOG
Jan 30, 2003 4:24 AM
I haven't tried all of them but seem to like the tangerine flavor alright. If this is not your choice of fuel on the bike then what is? I was also curious of the Cytomax gel, has anyone tried them? Thanks for your answers!
most fav: tangerine double caf. least: vanilla. yeck! nmJS Haiku Shop
Jan 30, 2003 6:05 AM
re: What's your favorite flavor of the Powerbar gels?Ian
Jan 30, 2003 7:01 AM
I have been using PowerGel for 7 years. I always liked the Starwbery-Banana, Tropical Fruit and Lemon Lime. My new favorite is the Raspberry Cream.

Ian
Try the CarBoom's - They're Pretty Good (nm)B2
Jan 30, 2003 7:12 AM
Yup! Hippie energy gel. Orange-Vanilla is awesome..2melow
Jan 30, 2003 7:40 AM
plus real food is used, and sea salt. Sea Salt!
Yes, by far the best tasting! -nmTig
Jan 30, 2003 8:02 AM
Yes, CarBooms and Just Plain GU are my favs. nmdzrider
Jan 30, 2003 10:01 AM
Strawberry Banana (nm)TREKY
Jan 30, 2003 7:26 AM
gel comparisonTig
Jan 30, 2003 8:09 AM
I hope you don't mean the PowerBar Double Caffeine Tangerine flavor. That stuff if difficult to eat! I still have one left and I'm saving it for a bonk day.

A 41 gram (1.4 oz), 110 calorie Power Gel has 28 grams of total carb's. 5 grams are from sugar.
A 32 gram (1.1 oz), 100 calorie Gu has 25 grams of total carb's. 4 grams are from sugar.
A 41 gram (1.4 oz), 107 calorie Carb Boom has 27 grams of total carb's. 3 grams are from sugar.
A 32 gram (1.1 oz), 91 calorie Hammer Gel has 23 grams of total carb's. 2 grams are from sugar.

I never get tired of the incredible taste of Hammer Gel's Apple Cinnamon. It tastes like the best apple pie you've ever had. It is much cheaper in the 20 oz. bulk bottles than individual packets of any gel, and the maltodextrin complex carbs are an excellent source of sustained release energy. Too many simple carb's (sugar, candy bars, etc.) can create a blood glucose level spike, which causes an insulen reaction. This reaction drops your blood glucogen to a lower level than what you originally started with.
Imho - Hammer Gel works better but tastes worse. nmdzrider
Jan 30, 2003 10:06 AM
They all taste like cr@p!!! (nm)Alexx
Jan 30, 2003 10:57 AM