Seven Race-Day Gear Blunders To Avoid

  • By Aaron Hersh
  • Published Aug 15, 2013
  • Updated Aug 19, 2013 at 7:29 PM UTC
Photo: John Segesta

Turning your bike into a buffet

Whether you’re racing long course or short, there is no excuse for taping 2,000 calories to your frame. There are aid stations for a reason. Instead of messing up the aerodynamics of your finely tuned bike, train with the drink offered on race day. That way you will always have the calories, electrolytes and fluids you need should anything fall off your rolling schmorgesborg.

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Aaron Hersh

Aaron Hersh

Aaron Hersh is the Senior Tech Editor of Triathlete magazine. To submit a question, write Aaron at

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