Essentials:</li></ul>-Trainer/road wheel<br />-Cheap fold-able chair (embro-ing, pinning, sitting)<br />-Apres race clothing (warmth!!!)<br />-Towels for you/rags for bike<br />-Your own water supply (know the venue’s limitations!) <br /><ul><li>DEPEND UPON NO ONE! (This includes driving to races)</li></li></ul><li>Eating & Drinking<br /><ul><li>Think lean and skinny. Don’t get the bloat.
Eat 2-3 hours before race time. Be slightly ‘hungry’ at the line. You will not bonk.
Drink but don’t over drink. Aim for one clear pee & you’re feeling empty and lean.