BSO Fuelling and Training for Endurance Bikepacking

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It really doesn’t matter what you eat or do, until you get it wrong ... Greg May guides you through the maze of endurance training and nutrition and explains what you should and shouldn't be doing in the pursuit of riding longer.

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It really doesn’t matter what you eat or do, until you get it wrong ... Greg May guides you through the maze of endurance training and nutrition and explains what you should and shouldn't be doing in the pursuit of riding longer.

Greg May is a sports scientist and coach hailing from the emerald isle, recently displaced to the valleys of Calderdale. With a keen interest in helping riders perform at their best during ultra endurance events, he’s worked with people taking on supported and self supported races from the iconic Race Across America to the Highland Trail. Also, he rides bikes around in circles for many hours at a time as well as racing them from place to place with little sleep. He also likes beer and cake.

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Meeting times and logistics

​5pm to 7pm in the Bike Packing Village at Thornbridge Outdoors

Elsewhere on Alpkit

A few goodies that might help you get the most out of this course.

Swig bottle
Drinks bottle for swigging on the go

Extreme Foods - Breakfasts
3 choices of extreme breakfasts to start another day on the trail giving a 500 calorie start to the day

Extreme Foods - Mains
8 flavours of main meals made from natural ingredients and freeze-dried to deliver 500 calories per 100 g sachet

Extreme Foods - Puddings
3 choices of puddings for your sweet side, made with natural ingredients and freeze-dried to save weight

Extreme Foods - Veggie Mains
Yummy vegetarian main meals made from natural ingredients and freeze-dried to deliver 500 calories per 100 g sachet

Nuun Active Hydration Tablet Tube
Nuun - a small company making products they believe in and loving what they do. If you want a help with hydration then make it a good one

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Provided By Greg May
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Student / Instructor Ratio
Location Bike Packing Village at Thornbridge Outdoors
Min age

General advice

  • The School of Adventure is run by the Alpkit Foundation and all courses are with qualified instructors.
  • To participate in School of Adventure activities you must have a valid Big Shakeout weekend ticket.
  • Any orders for activities without a Big Shakeout weekend ticket may be cancelled and refunded.
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  • Your instructor will require you to sign a participation form before your activity commences. Children under 18 must get their form signed by their accompanying parent or guardian.
  • For courses offsite you will have to provide your own transport.
  • Courses will start without you if you are late.
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