6 Donuts You Need to Try on a Bike Ride

It's official: Cyclists go crazy for donuts. We asked Nancy Clark, RD, a sports nutritionist in Boston, as well as two veritable donut experts—Heather Schmidt, owner of Union Square Donuts in Somerville, Massachusetts, and Yasir Salem, multi-time donut derby winner and competitive eater—to help you choose the best confections to eat before, during or after a ride. The most exciting revelation: If your energy crashes after a postride pastry, don't blame the donut! “It may be because you didn’t eat enough calories,” says Clark. Prevent lightheadedness by grabbing a burrito or a sandwich along with that cruller.

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