Sis Gels, can you actually open one?

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Sep 2013
9:44pm, 12 Sep 2013
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Discovery Dave
Got to say, Vooma gels are rather lush.
Sep 2013
9:53pm, 12 Sep 2013
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K5 Gus
SiS are definitely the most difficult of the ones I've tried - unfortunately only found that out after buying a box of 24 !

A small snick with scissors before leaving home eases things a lot.

Clif gels, Citrus with caffeine, my favs, plus orange flavoured Shot Blox
Sep 2013
10:18am, 16 Sep 2013
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HermanBloom
Used a Torq gel at the weekend. Opened very easily, tasted good (Orange and Banana, very sweet but packed more of a punch than the SiS) and got me through the 13 miles no issue (only the second time I have run that distance).

Think we are going to get on very well. Now to try and find them cheap somewhere!
Sep 2013
1:05pm, 19 Sep 2013
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HermanBloom
Local sports shop did me a deal of 20 Torq Gels for £22.50, which seems more than reasonable :-) I am now stocked up!
Sep 2013
1:20pm, 19 Sep 2013
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Fravage
No problem opening them, but getting any sort of flavour out of them was a bit tricky.

By the way HB - Decathlon is selling SIS gels at 10 for £10. I just hope the other 9 I have left actually taste of orange.

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