How many calories are burned by Biking?
Biking Calorie Calculator
Riding your bike is a very healthy way to travel from A to B, allowing you to burn a high number of calories. The actual number of calories burned depends on various factors including weight, trip duration, road conditions, weather, speed and the kind of bike you’re using.
If you're cycling on a standard bike on a flat road without much resistance, there’s a simple rule: the higher your speed, the more calories you’re likely to burn. University research has revealed that a person weighing 165 pounds cycling at a moderate speed of 14 miles per hour will burn 401 calories in 60 minutes. A pace of 14 mph has been used in the calculation above.
For an indication of how many calories you burn per hour on a flat road at a certain pace, use the table below. Alternatively, click on the pace you would like to calculate. The exact numbers may vary from one person to another, because our bodies are all different.
|Speed / weight||60 kg / 130 lbs||75 kg / 165 lbs||90 kg / 200 lbs|
|14 mph||298 kcals||378 kcals||458 kcals|
|16 mph||391 kcals||496 kcals||601 kcals|
|18 mph||484 kcals||614 kcals||745 kcals|
|20 mph||577 kcals||732 kcals||888 kcals|
|22 mph||620 kcals||787 kcals||955 kcals|
Find more infomation about how many calories you burn when cycling.
Calculate your own calorie usage above or use the table at the bottom of the page for an idea of how many calories you burn by Biking, depending on your weight and duration of exercise.
How do we calculate the amount of calories burned with Biking?This calculation uses the MET value (Metabolic Equivalent of Task) of Biking. The MET value of Biking = 4,8 . We multiply the MET value with the person's body weight in kilogram. Thereafter we multiply this with 0.0175 and the time in minutes.
How many calories do you burn in 30 minutes Biking?A person weighs : 175 pounds
Excercise : Biking
MET value of Biking : 4,8
Time : 30 minutes
The calorie calculation for Biking for 30 minutes is as follows:
(175/2.2) * 4,8 * 0.0175 * 30 minutes = 204 kcal
With 30 minutes of Biking you burn 204 kcal
Table Calories Burned - Biking
Use the below table to quickly find out how many calories are burned by Biking when you are a certain weight and exercise for a certain length of time. For a precise calculation, enter the required information further up the page.
|Burning Calories (kcals) with Biking|
|Minutes||140 lbs||180 lbs||220 lbs|