Whenever I stop at a gas station I usually grab a mars chocolate bar which has 42g of carbohydrates and 230 calories. I recently tried a 300 calorie bag of lays chips which has about 50g of carbohydrates and I felt fueled and was able to pedal for a while afterwards. I also like the fact that it is crispy so that makes it addictive! I wanted some variety as I was bored with clif and chocolate bars.
Are there any downsides in eating a bag of chips compared to a chocolate bar when it comes to fueling especially a long ride (4-5 hours)?