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Old 04-26-05, 04:24 PM
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Originally Posted by alison_in_oh
Spin yourself into exhaustion or ride easily for long distance?

Easy. Take the happy medium. Spin faster/get your HR up, but only so much that you can sit your bike for a long time. More duration will burn more calories.
I tend to spin at more or less the same RPM all the time. My speed and effort expended are both controlled by the gear I'm riding in.
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