The 15 activities below are based on the general description of Cycling and the associated calories burned. Each Cycling activity can be scaled by duration and your weight, using our free calculator, to give a personalised estimate to answer the question how many calories burned while Cycling.

The cycling calories are given for a range of activities from bicycling >20 mph, racing, not drafting to cycling, stationary, 50 watts, very light effort. The burnt calories will be based mainly on your weight, the intensity of your activity and the duration of the activity, which in this case is cycling.

Based on the the list of cycling activities, shown below, the average calories burned for an average male, weighing 190 pounds (86 kg) is 707 Calories for one hour of cycling. The average burnt for an average female, weighing 163 pounds (74 kg) is 606 Calories for one hour of cycling.

The mean calories burned per minute of cycling, based on the list of 15 activities, shown below, for an average male, weighing 190 pounds (86 kg) is 12 Calories per minute. The average burnt cycling per minute for an average female, weighing 163 pounds (74 kg) is 10 Calories per minute.

From our list of cycling activities, the highest number of calories burned for an average person is achieved by bicycling >20 mph, racing, not drafting. For this activity in one hour an average man burns 1,379 Calories while an average woman in one hour burns 1,183 Calories.

The cycling activity with the lowest calories burnt is cycling, stationary, 50 watts, very light effort, which for an average man in one hour burns 259 Calories, and for an average woman burns 222 Calories.

As previously mentioned the burnt calories will be based mainly on your weight, the intensity of your activity, in this case cycling, and how long you are doing cycling. To personalise the burned calories, click on one of the cycling activities and select your weight and duration to find out how many calories are burned while Cycling.





Cycling Calculator - per hour Calories Burned

bicycling 10- 11.9 mph, leisure, slow, light effort - calories burned  Man=517 kcal, Woman=444 kcal.
bicycling 12- 13.9 mph, leisure, moderate effort - calories burned  Man=689 kcal, Woman=591 kcal.
bicycling 14- 15.9 mph, racing or leisure, fast, vigorous effort - calories burned  Man=862 kcal, Woman=739 kcal.
bicycling 16- 19 mph, racing/ not drafting or >19 mph drafting, very fast, racing general - calories burned  Man=1,034 kcal, Woman=887 kcal.
bicycling <10 mph, leisure, to work or for pleasure - calories burned  Man=345 kcal, Woman=296 kcal.
bicycling >20 mph, racing, not drafting - calories burned  Man=1,379 kcal, Woman=1,183 kcal.
bicycling bmx or mountain - calories burned  Man=733 kcal, Woman=628 kcal.
bicycling general - calories burned  Man=689 kcal, Woman=591 kcal.
cycling, stationary, 100 watts, light effort - calories burned  Man=474 kcal, Woman=407 kcal.
cycling, stationary, 150 watts, moderate effort - calories burned  Man=603 kcal, Woman=518 kcal.
cycling, stationary, 200 watts, vigorous effort - calories burned  Man=905 kcal, Woman=776 kcal.
cycling, stationary, 250 watts, very vigorous effort - calories burned  Man=1,077 kcal, Woman=924 kcal.
cycling, stationary, 50 watts, very light effort - calories burned  Man=259 kcal, Woman=222 kcal.
cycling, stationary, general - calories burned  Man=603 kcal, Woman=518 kcal.
unicycling - calories burned  Man=431 kcal, Woman=370 kcal.




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