Two questions for this one. I usually do Gu gels and chews as on bike fuel and have found a sweet spot of roughly 1 serving every 40 minutes for the type of riding I do. I have been interested recently in moving from gels/chews to nutrition in my bottles. I am already doing an electrolyte drink but would like to add some carbs to the mix. Is there any reason I shouldn’t take in nutrition via bottle (meaning it’s part of my hydration)?
My second question is does anyone have suggestions for mixing up a DIY nutrition/electrolyte bottle mix?