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Gel Foods Questionjcheyney
May 7, 2002 6:19 PM
I have used a couple of samples of Powergel's Gel packs on my last rides. They work but I worry about all of the stimulants (ginseng, kava, and caffeine) on an already hardworking heart. Does anyone make a product like this that has the carbs for fuel without the stimulants?
May 7, 2002 7:43 PM
check this stuff out. its all natural.. has about 90+ calories per pouch... and is not as sweet as all the other gels. I used and love it. takes a little getting used to, but after a few shots, you'll love it. the website is:
re: Gel Foods Questionvtecbike
May 9, 2002 10:05 AM
Try hammer gel--@
This stuff has no stimulants, is not as sweet as power gel, and is generally cheaper per serving. I have been using it for about 8 months with no upset stomach or sugar spikes.

They have a lot of flavors--milder than powergel, and like the last post--it does take some getting used to.
2nd the hammergelmtber
May 9, 2002 1:42 PM
It also works out to be cheaper than most other gels 'cuz it comes in a big bottle and you put it in a flask (included) for use. If you mention #34288, you can get a 15% discount on your 1st order (and I get credit, too :) ).