You wouldn't start a road trip with no gas in your tank, so why start a ride with nothing in your stomach. Just like a car, your body needs fuel to run, especially during hard activity like a long or shorter, high-intensity ride. And just like a car, giving your body the right blend of fuel can make all the difference in how you feel, and how you performance.
Learn more with our Cycling Nutrition: Advanced Guide to Fueling.
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Important Note: This guide provides a basic overview of cycling related hydration and nutrition, but should not be considered exhaustive. If cycling is a major part of your lifestyle, or if you are dealing with a particular health issue, we highly recommend that you seek out a qualified sports nutritionist. (Our lawyers made us say that, but it's actually good advice)