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What do tour riders eat pre ride, during ride, post ride?(4 posts)

What do tour riders eat pre ride, during ride, post ride?KRider
Jul 16, 2003 8:46 AM
I'm sure this has been posted before, but my girlfriend and I were watching the tour and we started wondering what they eat to prepare for, endure, and recover from a day of riding.

Thanx!

KavuRider
Spicy burritos. nmtaar44
Jul 16, 2003 9:43 AM
Correct! Just look at Ullrich's face in the picture above! nmElvisMerckx
Jul 16, 2003 9:55 AM
Straight from the coach ...Humma Hah
Jul 16, 2003 10:23 AM
At the moment, the Yahoo Sports link above has a nice article by Coach Carmichael, which divulges their diet in fair detail. Lotsa carbs are involved, and mind-numbing calorie intake.

http://sports.yahoo.com/sc/news?slug=ap-tour-armstrongcoach&prov=ap&type=lgns