How many calories do you burn with Biking?

Burning calories with Biking
Someone weighing 180 Pounds burns approximately 408 kilocalories (kcals) per hour by Biking. Fill in the form below and calculate your own calorie usage with Biking.

Calories burned Biking

Weigh in Pounds

Time in minutes

Calories (kcal)



Riding your bike is a very healthy way to travel from A to B. The amount of calories you burn is high. How high depends on different factors like weight, duration of trip, road conditions, weather, speed and also the kind of bike you’re using.

If you're biking on a standard bike without much resistance on a flat road there is an simple rule. The faster your speed, the more calories you’re likely to burn. According to university research, biking at a moderate speed of 14 miles per hour will cause a 165-pound person to burn 401 calories in 60 minutes. In the calculation above we used a pace of 14 mph.

To give you an idea how many calories you burn per hour on a flat road at a certain pace, use the table below or click on the pace you would ike to calculate. The exact numbers may vary from one person to anothe, because we all have different bodies.

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.

Example

A person weighs : 175 pounds
Excercise : Biking
MET value of Biking : 4,8
Time : 30 minutes

How many calories are burned during these 30 minutes?


(175/2.2) * 4,8 * 0.0175 * 30 minutes = 204 kcal

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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.

Minutes 140 lbs 180 lbs 220 lbs
15 Minutes 79 kcals 102 kcals 126 kcals
30 Minutes 159 kcals 204 kcals 252 kcals
45 Minutes 238 kcals 306 kcals 378 kcals
60 Minutes 318 kcals 408 kcals 504 kcals
90 Minutes 476 kcals 612 kcals 756 kcals

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