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    Calories Burnred

    So how do fure out how many I burn?

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    15 year old low tech road bike (23 x 700 tires)
    Rural ride mostly flat
    25 miles at 15 mph = 90-110 minutes

    LAR

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    Huh?

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    This page is your friend.

    I think it calculates a little high, but it should get you in the ballpark. It calculates 1257. Cyclestats says about 850 for me, and I outweigh you by about 15 lbs.
    Tom

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    The "rule of thumb" for cycling is 40 calories per mile.
    CycliStats.com - Software for Cyclists
    WeightWare.com - Weight Management Software

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    Quote Originally Posted by SSP
    The "rule of thumb" for cycling is 40 calories per mile.
    Maybe if you're under 150 pounds...
    (which I haven't been since 8th grade!)

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    Yeow! According to that I need under 1600 calories at my BMR.

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    Go to:

    http://www.bicycling.com/channel/0,6...tion=_*topnav*

    There is a calorie counter. Plug in your speed, weight, time, and get a number.
    It is an estimate at best. Obviously if someone drove you to a top of a mountain and you coasted down….You get my point.

    But for general use, it OK.

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