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Old 03-07-13, 03:08 AM
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Originally Posted by momsonherbike View Post
How much biking energy could I derive from a 1lb bag of peanut M&Ms? 30? 50? 100? 300? I need to know - the spring rides are fast approaching. I want to be energy efficient for them, you understand. Apples are just too bulky to carry, and energy bars have all that wrapping you have to tear with your teeth first. M&Ms just seem so...portable. Yeah, I'll go with that. Plus they're chocolate.
At a realistic estimate of about 25kcal burned per mile cycled, a 1lb bag of peanut M&Ms will fuel you for a journey of just over 80 miles. Start eating them early, though, the peanuts will take a while to digest.
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