Long distance cycling (need insulin?)

Biggest difference for me - and I bike, ski, etc - is how much insulin I have on board. Low insulin = little movement. But recent meal with bolus = glucose plummets and I need to take lots of extra sugar.
I have a reduced basal profile in my pump called “weekend mode” that I engage and for me this results in less need for gels, Gatorade, juice, and granola bars.
Having pump and CGM does make this management easier!

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The old saying never leave home with out one, hold very true to insulin users.
Most of the time I ride I don’t need to bolus. But there have been times I have.
There various manufactures of vacuum bottles made for carrying insulin and other pens , plus vials of insulin. All have a a iced gel sleeve for keep it cool. The one I use can last for three day in a car…
I have never heard of vibrations being a problem with pens.
On my trike the vacuum bottle rides in a water bottle holder as I use a Camelback for water.
Hope all goes well with your rides.

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