Bike Food

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  1. Bike Food: Gourmet Grilled Sandwiches

    Bike Food: Gourmet Grilled Sandwiches
    While on a bicycle tour last summer down the west coast, I made my favorite bicycle touring discovery: grilled bread. It might sound simple, but at the end of a long day in the saddle, a crunchy piece of bread dripping in olive oil and slightly charred is better than any meal at a fancy restaurant. The simplest rendition of...
  2. Peanut Butter and Chocolate Granola Squares

    Peanut Butter and Chocolate Granola Squares
    We all know that ride snacks are essential, even on the shortest of jaunts. Even if you’re not entirely in need of fuel, a snack is always a nice excuse for a short break. I am a big fan of homemade granola bars, as they are easy to adapt and tweak depending on your personal taste preferences. For this one...
  3. Farm to Fork: Riding a Foodie Fondo in Vermont

    Farm to Fork: Riding a Foodie Fondo in Vermont
    I’m tucked low over my handlebars, riding the slipstream of the cyclist in front of me and trying to regulate my breathing when I fly past Liberty Hill Farm. The farm itself — white clapboard farmhouse with a beautifully rustic red-painted barn — is similar to many others around this part of central Vermont. But today, it’s playing host to...
  4. Cycling Food - Tuna, Beans & Grains Salad

    Cycling Food - Tuna, Beans & Grains Salad
    Looking for a salad that’s going to pack a protein punch, taste great and that isn’t a nightmare to produce? Well look no further than the Pedal Bites Tuna, Beans & Grains Salad! This vibrant little number is full of colour and texture, and is all but guaranteed to elicit groans of satisfaction once you down tongs and tuck in...
  5. Banana & Buckwheat Fuelled Pancakes

    Banana & Buckwheat Fuelled Pancakes
    Who doesn’t enjoy pancakes in some form? Our banana-fuelled pancakes are a fun twist on a kitchen classic and provide a healthier alternative to the traditional pancake, whilst serving up the right fuel to start the day. Buckwheat has been proven to be one of the best forms of complex carbs available, so we've combined it with banana to create...
  6. A Winter Warming Barley Soup

    A Winter Warming Barley Soup
    Having showered and changed after a chilly bike commute or frosty evening spin, is there anything more satisfying than a hearty bowl of warming soup? We certainly don’t think so, which is why we devised this quick and simple barley soup as the ideal post-ride pick-me-up! Depending on your preferences, you could add chicken, beef, or pork to the recipe...
  7. Cycling Food - Peanut Butter & Banana Bread

    Cycling Food - Peanut Butter & Banana Bread
    It's 2:30pm at the office and the end of the day feels like a world away. Hungry, you stroll to the vending machine, place your hand tentatively against the buttons, and exhale mournfully at the thought of eating another saccharine, tasteless & overpriced snack from the sickly array glowing eerily in front of you. In this, a terrible moment of...
  8. Cycling Food - On The Run Muffins

    Cycling Food - On The Run Muffins
    So you’ve just finished an intense bike session or perhaps an even more intense commute, and you need a snack stat! Fear not energy depleted rider, for the “on the run muffin” is here! Designed to be made ahead of time and consumed straight after a session, it's got protein, it's got iron and recovery-tastic vitamin B12 thrown in for...

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