12 of the best deals on energy drinks, bars, recovery and other cycling nutrition

Fuel your rides properly with these deals

With better weather, upping your mileage means you need to make sure you fuel properly on your rides, replace lost electrolytes and take in the right nutrients to refuel after a ride. Although that means keeping quite a lot of nutrition products around, it shouldn’t cost the earth.

On this page you’ll find discounts on everything a cyclist needs in terms of nutrition. Whether that’s energy gels and bars or electrolyte drinks and protein supplements, if there’s a good deal, we’ll feature it here.

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The products featured have been chosen because we know they’re good quality and are an excellent offer at the price we’ve included (at the time of writing). Our tech team have unrivalled expertise and years of experience testing new products, so you can trust our recommendations – and we also know what represents a good deal. Where we’ve reviewed the product we’ve included a link to it so you can read more.

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SIS Energy and Performance Pack was £18 now £9

Work out your fuelling strategy with SIS’s mixed pack, now half price. It contains three isotonic gels, two caffeine gels, an energy drink sachet, an electrolyte drink sachet, a recovery drink sachet – and a 600ml water bottle. It’s a good way to try out a range of products and see what works for you.

Buy now: SIS Energy and Performance Pack from SIS for £9

SIS Rapid Recovery powder 1.6kg was £38, now £25.23

The Rego Rapid Recovery powder is the stuff to take if you’ve just done a particularly difficult session, long ride or are planning back-to-back riding days. It’s vegetarian, gluten free, wheat free, dairy free and nut free. Each serving provides 20g of protein which contributes to both the growth and maintenance of muscles.

Buy now: SIS Rego Rapid Recovery powder at SIS for £25.40

Scratch Labs Exercise Hydration Mix 1lb bag was £14.95 now from £10.60

Scratch Labs uses all natural ingredients in its energy drink mix, using only real fruit for flavour and no artificial colours or preservatives. The taste is quite light and the electrolyte mix shouldn’t cause stomach problems, while still ensuring that you are adequately hydrated.

Buy now: Scratch Labs Exercise Hydration Mix 1lb bag from Tredz from £10.60

Powerbar Isoactive drink mix 1.32kg was £23.99, now from £14.95

You can now get 1.32kg of orange flavoured isotonic mix at Wiggle for £14.95, which is a great deal if you’re training a lot. It evens boasts a new and improved recipe, too.

Buy now: Powerbar Isoactive drink mix at Wiggle from £14.95

High5 Energy Drink 2.2kg was £29.99 now £20.85

A large tub of energy drink from High5 should keep you fuelled over summer. It’s available from Evans Cycles in berry, orange, citrus or tropical options.

Buy now: High5 Energy Drink 2.2kg from Evans Cycles for £20.85

High5 Zero electrolyte drink tablets, 8 pack was £55.92 now £29.95

If you want to keep your electrolyte levels up without the calories, High5 electrolyte tablets are a great option. With each tube containing 20 tablets, this eight pack gives you around 120 litres of drink – enough to get you through the hottest summer.

Buy now: High5 Zero electrolyte drink tablets, 8 pack from Tweeks for £29.95

Clif bars, box of 12, were £19.08 now from £13.95

Who doesn’t love a Clif bar? The leading brand in the US has so many flavors on offer, that you could happily munch your way through a whole load of them and never get bored. Best to buy a few boxes now to fuel your summer rides.

Buy now: Clif bars, box of 12, from Tredz from £13.95

SIS Mini Go energy bar, box of 30, was £33 now from £26.61

SIS is a sports nutrition powerhouse, supporting Team Ineos amongst others. Its Mini Go bars are compact, so you can down one in one go and don’t end up with half a bar sticking to your jersey pocket. They each deliver 25 grams of carbs and 140 Calories, from natural fruit, to keep you on the move.

Buy now: SIS Mini Go energy bar, box of 30, from Tredz from £26.61

High5 Energy Gels Mojito (20 gels) was £23.99 now £9.52

This High5 gel box comes with 20 gels in mojito flavour. With a flavour that’s a mix of citrus and mint, it’s a refreshing option. Each gel doses 23g of carbohydrates. Just a shame they’ve missed out the rum.

Buy now: High5 Energy Gel mojito flavour at Wiggle for £9.52

For Goodness Shakes recovery drink was £1.99 now £0.99

A handy choice for recovery, For Goodness Shakes’s milk shake-like drink is ready to drink, so no mixing, and shelf-stable, so you can stock up and take a couple with you if you are off to a race or sportive. It tastes great too.

Buy now: For Goodness Shakes recovery drink from Wiggle for £0.99

Torq Recovery Drink, 500g, was £33.98 now from £15

Torq uses all natural ingredients for its recovery drink mix, with a 3:1 mix of carbs to protein, which includes ribose, β-Hydroxy β-methylbutyric acid (HMB) and glutamine to help kick start your recovery.

Buy now: Torq Recovery Drink, 500g, from Wiggle from £15

Clif Bar Builder’s Protein Bar box of 12 was £29.88 now £21.95

Buy now: Clif Bar Builder’s protein bar box of 12 from Tredz for £21.95

Another all-natural option from Clif Bar, its Builder’s Bar is available from Tredz in either chocolate or chocolate peanut butter flavour. It’s another dangerously tasty option from Clif, as well as packing in 20g of protein.