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Solo feed zone for 2hr+ races

evo3benevo3ben Posts: 552
edited September 2013 in Health, fitness & training
If your on your own with no helper, how do you use the feed zones for bottles etc? Do you put your bottles on a table or in a crate to pick up as needed, use a camelbak and carry all your water with you for the whole race?

Carrying all your water in a camelbak must surely be a big disadvantage with weight but then again having to come to a near stop to change a bottle would loose time also.

Anyone have any good tactics for this?

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  • njee20njee20 Posts: 9,613
    Either get someone to pass me bottles, or just put them on the ground and pick one up, loses a couple of seconds per lap. Never a Camelbak personally.
  • pilchpilch Posts: 1,136
    Old garden fork, lash one of those bottle carriers to it... its about the right height, not quite as quick as having a helper but you can stay on your bike to pick stuff up without too much hassle
    A berm? were you expecting one?

    29er race

    29er bouncer
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