July 03, 2024

Fuelling the Tour de France: Secrets of the team kitchens: Blandy! Inside the feeding of Tour de France cyclists.

posted by billsaysthis to other at 07:24 PM - 2 comments

Redegeld predicts the nutrition evolution will continue, suggesting that within a decade or so teams will employ DNA analysis to take rider fuelling personalisation to the next level.

Jeez. Just how much money is in bicycle racing?

posted by NoMich at 09:04 AM on July 05, 2024

Sort of reminds me of the trajectory of pitch maintenance in the elite European football leagues. Fine tuning the object of their obsession right down to the individual blade of grass. Yeah, the crew chief is over there on that tractor. He's got a Master's degree in soil science.

And if you want a degree like that in this country, one of the best places to earn it is good old NC State University. Bojangle up and Mich on.

posted by beaverboard at 11:32 PM on July 05, 2024

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