- Bicycling, moderate to long distance, requires a basic level of fitness.
- Bicycling in adverse weather conditions may affect the calorie burn
- A Bike ride up or down inclines will also affect the calories burned
Men age 17-25 should complete 5 miles in a 20 minute period and Men 25-35 should complete 5 miles in 22 minutes. Women in the 17-21 age range, should complete 5 miles in 21 minutes with Women 25-35 achieving 23 minutes.
Over 35s Men over 35 should complete 5 miles in a 24 minute period and Women over 35 should complete 5 miles in 26 minutes.
Over 60s Men over 60, should complete 5 miles in 27 minutes with Women over 60 managing it in 28.
Safety It goes without saying, consult your doctor before starting miles, especially as you get older, if you have health concerns or have not had a recent check up.
5 miles should take about 20 minutes on average.
Calories Burned in 20 minutes
Calories Burned in 40 minutes
Calories Burned in 45 minutes
Calories Burned in 1 hour 15 mins
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Calories Burned in 2 hours