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Old 09-20-16, 06:48 PM
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Originally Posted by CliffordK View Post
I really don't know if it is possible to burn 5000 to 7000 calories in a day on a bicycle. They say the pro racers literally eat a TON. Obviously I'm not in the same class, but the miles and hours do add up.
Oh, it's possible. It's just power over time. Ride hard enough, long enough, and 5,000kcal is fairly quick to reach. My nearly-flat solo century was a hair over 5,000kcal in just over 5 hours. My Double Metric burned 5,500kcal, and I moved a fair bit slower.

I usually run out of willpower/desire before I run out of energy.
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