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Old 09-20-16, 04:26 PM
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Originally Posted by bikenh View Post
The most you would ever burn is around 300 calories in an hour.
Suppose you're putting 200W into the pedals for an hour. That's 720,000 joules, or around 172 calories. But the human body tends to have a caloric efficiency of ~25%, so you actually need to eat something like 700 calories to make up for it.

300 is very low.

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