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Known in cycling circles as the nectar of the gods; or at least, the nectar of vengeful gods that gain satisfaction in the torture of tastebuds, energy gels have rapidly become a mainstay of pre and during-ride nutrition. Ounce for ounce, these tiny packets of phlegm-like substance are the perfect source of energy that fits in your jersey and goes down easily without forcing you to stop and chew.

The following chart is a breakdown of the more popular gels, their nutritional values, and excellent online sources for you to buy in bulk:

Gel Serving Size (g) Cals. Carbs (g) Protein (g) Fat
Total (g) Sat. (g) Trans (g)
AccelGel 41 100 20 5 0 0 0
CARBBOOM Gel 49 110 27 0 0 0 0
Cytomax Gel 40 110 27 0 0 0 0
Hammer Gel 36 90 22 0 0 0 0
POWERBAR Gel 42 110 27 0 0 0 0
Clif Shot Gel 32 100 25 0 6 0 0
Gu Gel Roctane 32 100 25 0 0 0 0
GuGel 32 100 25 0 0 0 0