The Calories Burned Cycling at Speed calculator computes the calories based on the approximate speed, weight of person and the duration of time cycling.
INSTRUCTIONS: Choose units and enter the following:
Calories Burned Cycling (kCal): The calculator returns the approximate calories (kcal) burned during cycling. The calculator also returns the approximate distance traveled in miles. However, this can be automatically converted to compatible units via the pull-down menu.
According to a report from Valdosta University, the following calories per hour are associated with different speeds cycling per hour. These are approximate numbers based on the person's weight, and there are numerous other factors that can change the total calories burned.
|Cycling Speed vs Person's Weight||130 lbs||155 lbs||180 lbs||205 lbs|
|Leisure Bicycling (< 10 mph)||236||281||327||372|
|Light Cycling (10 to 12 mph)||354||422||490||558|
|Moderate Cycling (12 to 14 mph)||472||563||654||745|
|Vigorous Cycling (14 to 16 mph)||590||704||817||931|
|Fast Cycling (16 to 20 mph)||708||844||981||1117|
|Race Cycling (> 20 mph)||944||1126||1308||1489|