My first post in this blog was from last year's Flatbread 200K brevet. Yesterday was a repeat. Finished in 7:58, well ahead of last year. I credit lesser headwinds and better (but not optimal) nutrition
1. A Subway footlong is too much for lunch. Suffered digestive pains/shutdown and bonked until it cleared and I could get Gatorade flowing. Until then I was hanging with the lead group, but got dropped around mile 90.
2. Perpetuem works, but you need electrolytes separately. 6 scoops in a 24 oz bottle.
3. Had a dry bottle with Perpetuem in it which I mixed with water at lunch, but I think the powder compacted and there was a solid mass of the stuff in the bottom at the end of the ride.
Sound track: "Don't You Get So Mad" - Jeffrey Osborne