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Old 09-20-16, 05:53 PM
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Originally Posted by bikenh View Post
So why then when on a bike trip with 30 pounds of gear and me weighing 180 pounds averaging around 4000 calories a day input and riding 125 miles at 15 mph pace don't I lose weight like you could never imagine. The bulk majority of weight I do lose is water weight as I put it back on in a few days after getting back from the 8400 mile trip.

Because it only takes about 130W to maintain that speed on level ground. You aren't even burning 4,000kcal every day, most likely (without a PM, we're all still just guessing.) My average daily power output is nearly double that.
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