We get a lot of questions about what kinds of liquid to use when doing long endurance events and wanted to look at a comparison of Skratch labs vs Nuun tablets.
I am carrying both in my pouch on my bike now and use them during long rides.
The photo shows the fruit chews but I am also using the powder and will post up a photo of that to compare.
Currently I am carrying both in the front pouch on my bike. So I will add a tablet of the Nuun to my water and later in the ride will eat one of the Skratch fruit chews. A nice mix to get fuel and keep the cramps away.
The temps have been in the mid 80’s lately with some humidity so you can definitely break a sweat when riding hard.
The Skratch Labs packets make it easy to add to your water bottle if you are on the go with a long ride.
I like the taste and had no cramping despite 3 hours of hard riding.
We will continue to use this product through the hot summer and will let you know how it is working.
Skratch is also getting a lot of good reviews on Amazon and we will keep using it and update this page.
Nuun tablets review by Brad Mc
I have been using these tablets – adding them to water on long endurance bike rides. I used them during the 337 mile Huracan ride in central Florida in February and also recently during daily training rides. Overall I like the taste of the Nuun Energy Drink Tablets and it makes it easy in the tablet form to just drop it in my water bottle. It has some caffeine so that is always welcome for any ride. I have been comparing the Nuun tablets vs Skratch labs products to see if I can find any differences or preference.
Question: What about Skratch labs vs Hammer? We are working on that review now and trying out the Hammer product. We are also working on Skratch vs gatorad and vs Cytomax.
Question: Where can I find out more about supplements that are ok for use when competing at a high level? Check out the website for the USADA here: