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    Can anyone recommend a protein bar?

    Something to have on the car ride home after mountain biking. Preferably not super processed with a million of ingredients, good taste is a plus. At least 20g of protein.

    Sick of all these bars calling themselves "protein bars" and they only have 6-10g of protein

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    No. I cannot recommend any of them. They all taste like putrified cardboard.
    I use a cooler with ice and real food.

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    EPIC Bar|Protein|Gluten Free|Paleo|Grass Fed Protein Bars

    Mostly meat and they don't suck too bad

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    Try the Perfect Bar. I like the peanut butter flavor the best. They also have small 100 calories packs that are good to take on a longer ride.


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    Quest Bars... cookie dough(21g protein, low sugar, gluten free). Best protein bars out there.

    The Crunch Fit bars are also very good.

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    Make your own protein balls , there are a lot of different versions if you google them. The ones I make , oats ,peanut butter ,vanilla ,cocoa chips , little coconut , little honey , scoop of vanilla protein . Mix and roll into balls

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    I'll say this- I know the founder of quest bars personally, and there likely isn't a protein bar I haven't tried. The only one that I can honestly recommend is the base bar in the cookie dough variety. It honestly does not taste like a protein bar. It's the only one I've found


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    I always keep a blender bottle with scoops of protein in it. Pour in some water, shake it up and drink.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ATLRB View Post
    Try the Perfect Bar. I like the peanut butter flavor the best. They also have small 100 calories packs that are good to take on a longer ride.


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    This. They are 100% natural, all organic ingredients and taste awesome. My go-to is Cranberry Crunch. It's tastes more like peanut butter than cranberry but they call it this because it has small pieces of cranberry in it. Only 200 calories.
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    Chocolate milk in a small cooler or stop at a nearby store and grab a bottle. Extra protein punch...add a scoop of whey. They also make high protein milk that's pretty inexpensive...<$2 a serving. Never been a fan of protein bars.
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    I've been happy with Clif Builder Bars.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bald_Ben View Post
    I've been happy with Clif Builder Bars.
    Yea...those are solid too. Cliff makes a good product IMO. Often times I'll through a regular Clif Bar in my jersey pocket for a snack.
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    Clif is the best tasting for sure.
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    Clif builders for me


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    These are all great suggestions here. I think making your own is the way to go if you have the time and motivation to do it. Stuff like organic flax or chia seeds along with whey can be added. Clif is my go to at the store, but also found these recently, but with less protein....
    Nature Valley Roasted nut crunch bars in almond crunch. Basically roasted almonds, peanuts and sunflower seeds together in a crunchy bar. Very tasty imo.
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