Fuel Goods Breaks Down the Latest RiderBox

Fuel Goods Breaks Down the Latest RiderBox - Fuel Goods

This edition of The RiderBox is stacked. Let's jump right in and see how each item will transform your riding. Remember...it's not just about what's inside the box—it's about unlocking the next level of your cycling journey by knowing how to use them.

The TL;DR version: 

This box includes:

  • Groundbreaking products for recovery
  • Fun ride fuel to keep you on your toes (or pedals)
  • Super clean snacks to keep your nutrition goals on track

For those of you looking for a a deeper dive, here's the rundown on why we chose each one and how to get the most out of them:

 

Oars and Alps Epsom Salt Bar Soap

 For when you need an Epsom soak, but you only have time for a quickie...

 

 

Soothing Sanctuary: This isn't just soap; it's a muscle magician. Epsom salt and arnica blend to soothe your aches, while coconut oil, sunflower seed oil, and shea butter lavish your skin with love.

Spa Day, Every Day: The soap smells divine and if you close your eyes you might forget you're in your own shower

Vegan and Cruelty-Free – Oars +Alps care about ethics without skimping on results.

 

💡PRO TIPS - How to use it:

Lather up with this bar after you've smashed a ride and the legs are achy but there's no time for an Epsom salt bath. It's the perfect compromise to restore on the fly.

  


The GFB Bar

 The GFB will be your new BFF for its...

 

 

Clean Ingredients: We love that we can pronounce everything in the short list of ingredients that make this bar

No flavor compromise: That being said, it packs a big peanut butter punch that we love

Protein-packed snack: Each 2oz bar is a compact powerhouse, delivering 12g of protein and a healthful high-five

 

💡PRO TIPS - How to use it:

As a hearty snack to keep hunger at bay on days that you've slayed a hard ride and want to make good choices to capitalize on all those gains.

 


4D Hydration 5 Stick Combo Pack

Say hello to the cyclist's fantasy blend. 4D was concocted by an endurance athlete to include dream ingredients that act as the ultimate utility player for your body. Here’s what this dream drink is coming with:

 

 

Instant Energy - With 150mg of caffeine you'll have to check to make sure you're not on an e-bike

Laser Focus - Maca, B12, ginseng, and yohimbe will have your brain firing on all cylinders.

Endurance for Days - Beet powder gives you legs of steel to go the distance.

Joint Joy and Muscle Magic - Glucosamine, bromelain, glutamine, arginine, and beta-alanine heal you up while BCAAs recover you down.

Glowing Skin - Aloe and vitamins have your skin looking oh-so-good.

 

💡PRO TIPS - How to use it:

While this product is great for recovery, we love it for a pre-workout boost. Blend one stick in 32oz of ice cold H2O, shake it real good, and sip it 30 minutes before you workout. We usually drink half before for energy and save the other half for post-workout to give our muscles the BCAA love.

 


Aahana's Rice and Lentil Bowl

It’s not often we include a ready-to-eat meal, but we fell so hard for this one we couldn’t help but share it with you. You may be thinking, what’s the big deal with some rice and grains, but let me tell you, this bowl is about to rock your world in the most positive way possible!

 

 

Flavor explosion: The perfectly cooked rice, lentils and veggies all come together in a symphony of scrumptiousness that'll have your taste buds doing backflips.

Sprouted, Freeze-Dried and Rich in Nutrients The grains and legumes in this baby have been sprouted, which means all those tasty nutrients are supercharged and ready to fuel your adventures. On top of that, it's been freeze-dried, so every morsel is packed with the same delicious flavors and benefits no matter when or where you eat it.

Protein Powerhouse: With a massive 15 grams of plant-based protein per serving, this bowl will have you feeling energized and strong enough to take on any challenge that comes your way.

 

💡PRO TIPS - How to use it:

All you have to do is add boiling water to the fill line, let it sit for seven minutes, and presto - you've got a gourmet meal without even trying. No fuss, no muss, just nourishment on the fly. 

 


Ascent Chocolate Whey Protein

We’re a sucker for any company that calls themselves the official sponsor of hard work. Truly, Ascent is the real MVP when it comes to fueling your grind. They use ingredients you can pronounce and use science to get the job done...

 

 

High-Quality: Ascent uses cream of the crop, premium milk for a superior amino acid profile and is made with native whey, the least processed whey protein available today.

Chocolate So Good It Should Be Illegal: Real cocoa makes this taste just like chocolate milk - but with benefits

Top-Notch Muscle Recovery:  Recovery requires more than protein. This mix contains 25g of whey protein per serving PLUS 5.5g BCAAs and 2.6g naturally occurring leucine which helps trigger protein synthesis.

Clean Eatin’: It’s free from added sugar or artificial ingredients- just the good stuff to support your mission of fueling good.

 

💡PRO TIPS - How to use it:

The traditional route:

We mix half a sachet after rides or a full sachet after strength training, straight into a shaker with water and consume within 45 minutes of our workout to rebuild muscles and recover for the next day.

Something more adventurous:

We add the powder into our baking (reduce the amount of flour by the same amount of protein you add) to make dynamo muffins, pancakes, etc. Here is a yummy recipe for chocolate gingerbread protein muffins straight from Ascent if you’re feeling inspired.

 


XACT Energy Strawberry Fruit Bar 

NOSTALGIA ALERT! These gummy fruit bars are like biting into those delectable candy fruit slices from your childhood, but with an endurance athlete twist. Here’s why we love them:

 

 

Natural Ingredients: These bars are made with fruit pulp, natural flavors, and glucose to give you natural energy like a bolt of lightning, but tastier and without the frazzled hair.

Easy Consumption: It’s made specifically to be easy to eat and easy to digest.

It’s so smooth, some say it slides down easier than a compliment on a good hair day.

Perfect for those moments when chewing feels like too much work and something hard on the stomach is out of the question

Compact Convenience: Fits in your jersey better than your phone—and way more nutritious.

 

💡PRO TIPS - How to use it:

Pop one every 30-45 minutes during intense rides lasting longer than an hour…or when you're pretending to listen in meetings. It's the secret sauce to keep your energy levels more consistent than your ex's mood swings.

 


⚡Eco Lips Hemp Plant Pod

Windburn anyone? 

 

 

 

Soothing Relief: Hemp seed oil and natural ingredients provide essential moisture and relief to chapped lips, perfect for recovery after long rides.

Eco-Conscious Cycling: The first plastic-free tube is made entirely of plants. For real.

All-weather Formula: Offers protection against harsh winter conditions like dreaded cold air windburn

 

💡PRO TIPS - How to use it:

Apply liberally before, during, and after rides, especially when facing the elements so you can keep your focus on the road, not on discomfort.

 


Extreme Sport Beans® with Caffeine

These hard-hitting beans are strategic magic candy for athletes. We're digging:

 

 

The ingredient mix: They really thought these beans through - packed with carbs, electrolytes, vitamins, and caffeine, they're like tiny, tasty power-ups that are scientifically proven to improve fluid balance, protect cells, and sustain energy

The flavor assortment: Assorted flavors mean every bean is a new adventure in taste and energy. Bye, bye flavor boredom

 

💡PRO TIPS - How to use it:

Pop two beans every 10 minutes during the crunch time of your workout or race. It’s like a secret weapon against fatigue.

! IMPORTANT ! Make sure you continue taking until the end to ensure you don't hit that wall

FOR EXTRA FUN: During hard intervals, don’t look and guess which flavor you’re eating as a way to keep your mind off the burn

 

 


Rule Breaker Junior - Strawberry Shortcake 

Those of you that have been with us for a while know that we're mildly very obsessed with Rule Breaker. It's a go-to snack for us because...

 

 

Guilty Pleasure, No Guilt: This innovative bar utilizes chickpeas as the main ingredient for a protein and fiber rich snack

Sinfully Delicious: Truly, how does something made from beans taste so dang good? Bonus: the portion size is perfect since we could eat these forever.

Allergy-Friendly: Free from the top 11 allergens, making it a worry-free delight for everyone.

💡PRO TIPS - How to use it:

As a better for you option when cravings hit and you want to stay on track and need something scrumptious. Also ideal for packing in kids' lunch boxes for a safe, tasty snack. 

 


Lesser Evil Himalayan Pink Salt Popcorn

Air popped popcorn may just be the king of athlete snacks but when you can't air pop, this is your next best bet...

 

 

Simple Ingredients: Just three components—organic popcorn, extra-virgin coconut oil, and Himalayan pink salt—for clean snacking.

Cyclist's Dream Snack: High fiber, complex carbs, and ridiculously low calories to volume ratio = WIN, WIN, WIN!

 

💡PRO TIPS - How to use it:

Reach for this popcorn when you need a light yet fulfilling snack. It's perfect for those moments when dinner is on the horizon but your stomach can't quite wait.

! IMPORTANT ! NOT BEFORE A RIDE: see high fiber ☝🏼💩

 


That's a lot...

We know. You can get each of these items individually for about $54. Or you could subscribe and get this box for $32. We're not mathematicians but.... 

 

 

And if you already subscribe (yessssss!!!) don't forget that you can restock on the Fuel Goods marketplace and save 15% off everything.

You can find your super secret discount code when you scan the QR code on the What's in the Box card found in your box. 

 

Let us know what you think

We want to hear from you! Drop a comment or email us at feedback@theriderbox.com to:

  • Share other ways you're using the product
  • Ask any questions you have on the nutrition side
  • Give any other feedback 

As always, it is our joy to hep you fuel your best. Here's to making every mile count!

 

 

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