Replacing electrolytes for high intensity and long duration rides is always a good idea.
Some people may be able to get away with just water, but some may not.
I think it's one of those things that is different for everybody.
My preference is to eat something on my longer rides as opposed to drinking a sport drink.
I will also spend the hour (or couple hours) before a ride drinking plenty of water.
And I make sure to have eaten a good meal within a couple of hours of starting the ride.
Edited by: TOPAHI at: 8/24/2011 (19:11)
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